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Nepal, India, China - Earthquakes - ECHO Daily Map | 27/4/2015

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Situation

• The 7.8M earthquake on 25 April and the very strong aftershocks that occurred over 25-26 April, caused extensive casualties and damage in Nepal, India, China and Bangladesh.

• In Nepal: 3 726 dead, 6,515 injured and hundreds still missing. Search and rescue operations, national and international relief efforts and damage assessment, continue in the country.

• In India: 67 dead and 288 people injured, mostly in the state of Bihar.

• In China: 20 dead and damage from landslides and collapsed buildings was recorded, particularly in Tingri County.

• In Bangladesh: five dead and 100 injured in Dhaka, Rajshahi and Sylhet Divisions.

• The Copernicus Emergency Management Service has been activated.

• The European Commission has deployed humanitarian experts and has announced on 26 April an initial emergency support of € 3 million.

Weather Forecast

Over the next 48 h rainfall and thunderstorms, mostly during the afternoon and evening, may affect some areas of Nepal, including the areas affected by the earthquakes. High-elevation snow is also possible in the mountainous areas. Thunderstorms may also affect some areas of eastern India.