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'We Need Help:' Aid scarce in quake-hit Nepal villages

PAUWATHOK, Nepal - At the entrance of this destroyed mountain...together from debris of homes flattened by Nepal's devastating earthquake. Its message...It's just 30 miles east of Kathmandu, Nepal's capital. But villagers say not one...
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Juneau resident raising money to seek mother in Nepal

...and rescue efforts for their mother in Nepal. The siblings have started a to pay for flights to Nepal for the family, and for further will go directly to relief funds for Nepal's recovery, Yasmine promised. While...
Choppers ferry injured in Nepal

GORKHA, Nepal - Helicopters crisscrossed the mountains...the epicenter of the weekend earthquake in Nepal that killed more than 4,600 people, ferrying...rushed to the quake zone from the distant Nepal hospital where she works.And yet, the...
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GCI to waive fees for telephone calls to Nepal

For those with connections in Nepal who long to hear a familiar voice or to...will offer free voice calls and texts to Nepal through May 20 to make it easier for customers...touch with their loved ones who may be in Nepal during this time of crisis," GCI Senior...
Aid arriving in Nepal's remote quake-hit villages

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The first supplies of food aid began...earthquake-shattered mountain villages in Nepal on Wednesday, while thousands clamored...civilian efforts already underway to help Nepal, the White House said.Police said the...
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Devastating earthquake hits Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal -A magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday, collapsing historic buildings in the capital...and at least 20 other aftershocks followed the huge quake, Nepal's most powerful in eight decades."This quake was so...
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Death toll tops 4,000 in Nepal

KATHMANDU, Nepal - As the death toll from Nepal's devastating earthquake climbed past 4,000, aid workers...We are focusing our efforts on that, on saving lives."Nepal's Home Ministry said the country's death toll had risen...
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Juneau woman seeks mother in Nepal post quake

...Saturday, a magnitude-7.8 quake struck Nepal. The Associated Press reported a confirmed death toll on Tuesday afternoon in Nepal of 4,680 and more than 8,000 injured...Trek in the Langtang National Park area of Nepal.Yasmine and other family members expected...
Avalanche sweeps Mt. Everest, 10 dead

KATHMANDU, Nepal - An avalanche triggered by a massive earthquake swept across Nepal's Mount Everest region on Saturday, killing at...attempts in the coming weeks, said Ang Tshering of the Nepal Mountaineering Association.Dan Fredinburg, a...
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Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for May 4, 2015

...both members and the public, and we're glad to see so many people care about keeping it in shape. Thumbs up to Shoot for Nepal. On Saturday, a group of Juneau residents came to the Hank Harmon Rifle Range to raise money for victims of the Nepalese earthquake...


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