Search and rescue efforts continue after massive earthquake in Nepal

An April 2014 photo of Patan's Durbar Square. The UNESCO World Heritage site sustained heavy damage from the April 25, 2015 earthquake. (Photo credit: Zhu Lin viz Flickr / Creative Commons)

The death toll in Nepal continues to climb after a massive 7.8 Richter scale earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday, killing thousands and flattening buildings, including centuries-old World Heritage sites. The full scale of the damage is still unclear as rescue operations are ongoing. The earthquake also affected parts of India, Tibet and Bangladesh. For more details on emergency response efforts, FSRN’s Nell Abram spoke with Devendra Tak, media manager for Save the Children in Nepal.

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