On April 25, 2015 Nepal was hit by a 7.9-magnitude earthquake. The quake occurred some 50 miles northwest of the country's capital Kathmandu shifting some 2775 square miles about 10 feet northward over a 30-second duration and triggering deadly avalanches on Mount Everest and surrounding mountainous areas. The death toll from the earthquake has topped 6,000 in Nepal with many people still missing.
Washington’s aid to Nepal to help the country recover after April’s devastating earthquake has reached $130 million, US Department of State spokesperson John Kirby said at a press briefing on Thursday.
The US government will grant Nepalese citizens currently residing in the United States temporary work authorization and the right to remain in the country for 18 months in response to a series of devastating earthquakes that hit the Himalayan country in April and May, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) said in a statement on Wednesday.
Nepal will come up with a long-term plan for the reconstruction of the country’s earthquake-hit capital, Nepal’s Ambassador to India Deep Kumar Upadhyay told Sputnik Monday.
Nepal asked on Monday all 34 foreign nations involved in rescue operations in Nepal that was hit by a deadly earthquake a week ago to call off their operations, Nepal Deputy Chief of Mission in Delhi told Sputnik.
The European Union will provide financial support to the value of 16.6 million euro ($18.47 million) and an additional 3 million euro ($3.33 million) in emergency aid to help Nepal cope with the devastating earthquake that hit the country on April 25, the European Commission (EC) said Monday.
The death toll after last week’s devastating earthquake in Nepal has reached 7,040, CNN reported Saturday, citing Nepal’s National Emergency Operation Center.
The Russian Emergencies Ministry An-148 jet aircraft flew to evacuate 40 Russian citizens from Nepal, according to the statement of ministry.
The death toll from Nepal's earthquake has reached over 6,000 as rescue workers continue pulling bodies from the wreckage.
Three local journalists were arrested for spreading false news about the coming of another large earthquake, Nepal police said Wednesday.
Two Russian Emergencies Ministry evacuation planes carrying 128 people are ready for takeoff from Nepal’s capital Kathmandu.
The United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP) said Tuesday it will provide 1.4 million people in earthquake-stricken Nepal with food.
The official death toll of Saturday's deadly 7.9 magnitude earthquake in Nepal has grown to 5,057, with 10,915 people injured, the country's Ministry of Home Affairs said Tuesday.
Death toll from Saturday's earthquake in Nepal increased to more than 4,500 people, according to the local police.
Eight million people might be affected by the recent earthquake that struck Nepal Saturday morning, the UN Office of the Resident Coordinator in Nepal said Tuesday.
Washington has confirmed the deaths of four US citizens during the earthquake in Nepal, US State Department deputy spokesperson Jeff Rathke told journalists on Monday.
A 5.1 magnitude earthquake hit northeast India, three days after a deadly quake near Kathmandu, Nepal, about 800 kilometers away, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said Monday.
Eerie footage was taken as the 7.9-magnitude earthquake rocked Kathmandu leaving more than 3,600 people dead across the region.
About 80 percent of buildings in India's capital of New Delhi would be destroyed in a severe earthquake, local media reported Monday.