AID EFFORTS: How to help following Nepal quake

An injured person receives treatment outside the Medicare Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal, Saturday, April 25, 2015 (AP Photo/ Niranjan Shrestha)

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.


Save the Children: Nepal Earthquake Children's Relief Fund

Save the Children

Doctors Without Borders

Handicap International

Doctors of the World

Mercy Corps



Before contributing to an aid group, donors are advised to research the organization. Sites such as can help you find a charity you can trust.

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