I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES
A 6.9 magnitude earthquake in a mountainous area of India causes widespread damage in parts of India, Nepal, China, and Bhutan
Rescue teams struggle to reach survivors in the remote northeast state of Sikkim in India and Nepal due to heavy rains, landslides and poor visibility
At least 74 people have died in India, Nepal and China; hundreds are reported as injured
No international assistance required in four affected countries
- UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
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