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Pope Francis prays for victims of the Nepalese earthquake, after a ceremony to ordain new priests.
"As the helicopter has broken into pieces and totally crashed there is no chance of any survivors."
Shortages of medicine, shelter and drinking water are just a few of the challenges still facing the devastated people of Nepal.
Asraf is the sole Israeli victim of the earthquake which has killed more than 7,000 in Nepal.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,REUTERS
The documents linked to Or Asraf were found in an area where a large avalanche occurred after the quake, ZAKA spokesman says.
Israel is operating the largest humanitarian presence in Nepal, with over 250 doctors and rescue personnel working around the clock to locate and treat an almost equal number of Israelis.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
The IDF, together with the Nepalese Army and United Hatzalah, have combed the area for the last two days, based on information they received from trekkers who were in the area at the time.
22-year-old Or Asraf was last seen on trek in Langtang area when massive earthquake struck.
By BEN HARTMAN,JPOST.COM STAFF
The hospital said it will treat some 200 patients a day from all over Nepal.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF,YAAKOV LAPPIN,REUTERS
Immediately after the quake, Shani messaged her parents to let them know she and everyone in her group had survived and that no one was injured.
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
From the founder of Tevel b’Tzedek, a first-person account of the relief effort after an earthquake devastated the South Asian country, and what more is left to do.
By MICHA ODENHEIMER
Sometimes it takes a tragedy to draw public attention to otherwise unconsidered problems.
By ANNE SCHIFF
‘Grant me the physical and mental strength to be forever prepared to help the poor and the rich, the good and the bad, my love and my enemy, and may I always see the human in the infirm.”
By GIORA WEISER
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