Nepal’s quake death toll tops 4,000

Archived

Tue, Apr 28, 2015 - 11:02am -- (View the original Denton Record-Chronicle article.)

Denton Record-Chronicle

As the death toll from Nepal’s devastating earthquake climbed past 4,000, aid workers and officials in remote, shattered villages near the epicenter pleaded Monday for food, shelter and medicine.

Help poured in after Saturday’s magnitude-7.8 quake, with countries large and small sending medical and rescue teams, aircraft and basic supplies. The small airport in the capital of Kathmandu was congested and chaotic, with some flights forced to turn back early in the day.

The Nepalese Student Association at the University of North Texas has set up a GoFundMe account to raise funds to help victims of Saturday’s earthquake in Nepal.


Full Story

Please log in to view the full story.