Nepal: UN and partners scale up emergency response activities

In the immediate aftermath of the powerful earthquake that hit Nepal on 25 April, the United Nations and its partners are scaling up operations while trying to get a comprehensive picture of the damage to address the most urgent needs. The efforts are challenged by strong aftershocks and the threat of widespread rain and thundershowers which will likely hit the country over the next 24 hours and could seriously hamper relief efforts.

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