Global charities have rushed to offer emergency aid to Nepal following the earthquake that left more than 1,100 dead.
With Internet and cellphone communications spotty, and many roads closed due to damage, the outside world did not yet have a clear picture of what is most needed following the devastating quake. But it was clear that help was needed - and fast.
HOW YOU CAN HELP:
Before contributing to an aid group, donors are advised to research the organization. Sites such as CharityNavigator.org can help you find a charity you can trust.
All links provided as a convenience. No endorsement is given or implied by their inclusion in this list.