Anthony Baxter, crisis response engineer at Google, discusses the effectiveness of its "Person Finder" tool in helping users find loved ones affected by the earthquake in Nepal.» Read More
NBC's Ian Williams has the latest details on the aftermath of the deadly earthquake that devastated the capital city of Nepal, as rescuers struggle to reach rural villages.
Mark South, Beneficiary Communications Delegate at British Red Cross, says access to rural areas of Nepal remain difficult following a serious earthquake over the weekend.
Brad Kerner, Public Health Director at Save the Children USA, describes how aftershocks are complicating disaster relief operations.
Sanjay Karki, Country Director of Mercy Corps, describes the state of international aid efforts and the pressing need for medical assistance.
More Nepalese are sleeping outside amid fear of aftershocks after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake hit the country on Sunday. NBC's Richard Engel reports from Kathmandu.
Mark Smith, Senior Director, Emergency Affairs at World Vision, warns that monsoon season will be approaching Nepal in a few months so finding permanent shelter solutions will be a priority for the government.
As Nepal grapples with the aftermath of a devastating quake, technology giants are helping some breathe a sigh of relief amid the chaos.
Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive based in California, had been scaling Everest for the past three weeks.
Before this earthquake, the highest number of deaths on a single day on Everest was 16.
An earthquake with estimated magnitude of 7.9 shook Nepal on Saturday near its capital, killing many and triggering an Everest avalanche.
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