Millions need urgent aid after Nepal Earthquake

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If you have concerns about a family member or friend contact the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s 24-hour Consular Emergency Centre on (02) 6261-3305 or, within Australia, on 1300 555 135 (local call cost).Donate to the Red Cross Nepal Region Earthquake Appeal at redcross.org.au or make a donation via credit card by phoning 1800 811 700. Donate to Action Aid at actionaid.org/australia. Image: Red Cross

With over 3,200 dead and the numbers of dead and injured rising rapidly, Nepal is in urgent need of aid. The UN says millions of people have been affected, many spending a freezing night with no shelter after their homes were leveled. But getting aid is extremely difficult as many roads have been destroyed. Aid organisations say this underlines the need for aid programs that support infrastructure. And they say women are particularly vulnerable and often overlooked in aid distribution.

Red Cross Nepal Earthquake Appeal
Action Aid Nepal Earthquake Appeal

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