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Nepal: WFP delivers relief packages to earthquake-ravaged Kerauja village01:34

Nepal: WFP delivers relief packages to earthquake-ravaged Kerauja village

Nepal, Kerauja
May 8, 2015 at 21:53 GMT +00:00 · Published

The Kerauja village in the remote Gorkha District was almost completely demolished as the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) arrived with aid packages, Wednesday. The WFP released the footage it filmed on Friday.

WFP spokesperson Angeli Mendoza explained that that the organisation uses trucks when possible, but also uses helicopters to reach the more remote towns. The organisation delivers food like high energy biscuits and tarpaulins, but also urgently needed relief items such as tents and medicines.

The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck between Kathmandu and Pokhara on April 25 is Nepal's deadliest in around 80 years, with deaths reported as far away as India, Bangladesh and Tibet. It is believed that more than 7,000 people were killed and more than 14,000 got injured.

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The Kerauja village in the remote Gorkha District was almost completely demolished as the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) arrived with aid packages, Wednesday. The WFP released the footage it filmed on Friday.

WFP spokesperson Angeli Mendoza explained that that the organisation uses trucks when possible, but also uses helicopters to reach the more remote towns. The organisation delivers food like high energy biscuits and tarpaulins, but also urgently needed relief items such as tents and medicines.

The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck between Kathmandu and Pokhara on April 25 is Nepal's deadliest in around 80 years, with deaths reported as far away as India, Bangladesh and Tibet. It is believed that more than 7,000 people were killed and more than 14,000 got injured.

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