Several charities are mobilizing emergency responses to rush humanitarian and rescue aid to the areas.
UNICEF has said it is mobilizing aid for children and families affected by the earthquake on Saturday. In a release, UNICEF said it has prepositioned supplies, including water purification tablets, hygiene kits, tarpaulins and nutrition supplies, and is working with the Nepalese government to protect children’s health and nutrition.
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Doctors Without Borders said four teams would leave Sunday morning for Nepal from Bihar state in India, where the charity has worked since 2007 and which is close to the Nepal border. The organization is also sending in 3,000 kits including medical supplies.
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The Red Cross is already helping victims of the earthquake in Nepal and other areas. To donate, call 1-800-418-1111 or click here.
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