Nepal starts rebuilding homes and heritage sites a year after earthquake

Nepal starts rebuilding homes and heritage sites a year after earthquake

Key heritage sites in and around Kathmandu that were damaged by a devastating earthquake one year ago are finally set to be reconstructed, Nepal's prime minister has said.

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Nepal reopens tourist sites damaged in quake

Nepal reopens tourist sites damaged in quake

Nepal has reopened most of the heritage sites that were damaged in a pair of strong earthquakes which devastated parts of the country recently, hoping to bring back foreign tourists.

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Bodies found near Nepal crash helicopter

Bodies found near Nepal crash helicopter

A rescue team has found three bodies near a crashed US Marine helicopter, Nepal’s defence secretary said today.

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Longford climber blames 'political nonsense' for hindering Nepal aid

Longford climber blames 'political nonsense' for hindering Nepal aid

An Irish climber distributing aid in Nepal, is blaming political "nonsense" for leaving people cut off in remote areas.

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US rescue helicoptor missing in Nepal

US rescue helicoptor missing in Nepal

A US military helicopter carrying six Marines and two Nepalese Army soldiers has gone missing during a mission in Nepal delivering aid to earthquake victims.

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Death toll climbs to 37 after new Nepal earthquake

Death toll climbs to 37 after new Nepal earthquake

At least 37 people have been killed and 981 injured in the latest earthquake to hit Nepal, the Home Ministry said.

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37 people thought dead in Nepal earthquake

37 people thought dead in Nepal earthquake

At least 37people are thought to have been killed in Nepal after another major earthquake there.

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Another earthquake strikes near Mount Everest base camp

Another earthquake strikes near Mount Everest base camp

Another earthquake has sent people running out of buildings in Nepal's capital Kathmandu.

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Aid agencies issue cholera and dysentery warning in Nepal quake aftermath

Aid agencies issue cholera and dysentery warning in Nepal quake aftermath

A lack of shelter, contaminated water and poor sanitation in the aftermath of the Nepal earthquake could lead to potentially serious outbreaks of disease, aid agencies have warned.

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63 tonnes of Irish aid arrive in Nepal as agencies plan for years of relief work

63 tonnes of Irish aid arrive in Nepal as agencies plan for years of relief work

Sixty-three tonnes of Irish aid have arrived in earthquake-stricken Nepal.

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Runway damage hits Nepal aid plan

Runway damage hits Nepal aid plan

Runway damage has forced Nepalese authorities to close the main airport to large aircraft delivering aid to millions of people following the massive earthquake.

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Nepal appeals for tents and food

Nepal appeals for tents and food

Nepal’s government urged international donors to send tents and tarpaulins and basic food supplies in the wake of last weekend’s devastating earthquake.

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Baby born in field hospital amid Nepal quake

Baby born in field hospital amid Nepal quake

A baby girl has been born to a young Nepalese couple in one of the field hospitals set up following last weekend’s earthquake.

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Department makes contact with all Irish people in Nepal quake

Department makes contact with all Irish people in Nepal quake

All 170 Irish citizens known to be in disaster-struck Nepal have been found safe and well after one remaining person was located late last night, officials have confirmed.

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'All of a sudden I saw light': Boy who survived quake tells of his ordeal

'All of a sudden I saw light': Boy who survived quake tells of his ordeal

A young boy has told how he was buried alive for five days after the Nepal earthquake that killed more than 6,000 people.

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Teenager pulled alive from rubble five days after Nepal earthquake

Teenager pulled alive from rubble five days after Nepal earthquake

Rescuers have pulled a teenager alive from the rubble of a Kathmandu building five days after the Nepal earthquake.

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Aid begins to reach Nepal earthquake victims

Aid begins to reach Nepal earthquake victims

The first supplies of food aid began reaching remote mountain villages in Nepal after the earthquake that killed more than 5,500 people.

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Four Irish people still missing from Nepal quake

Four Irish people still missing from Nepal quake

The Department of Foreign Affairs has said four Irish citizens, who are believed to have been in Nepal at the time of the earthquake, have yet to make contact.

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Aid reaches area close to Nepal quake epicentre as death toll rises above 5,000

Aid reaches area close to Nepal quake epicentre as death toll rises above 5,000

Aid has reached a hilly district near the epicentre of Nepal’s earthquake for the first time, four days after the quake struck and as the death toll from the disaster passed the 5,000 mark.

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Man pulled from rubble after 82 hours as Nepal death toll passes 5,000

Man pulled from rubble after 82 hours as Nepal death toll passes 5,000

He was struck by falling masonry and trapped with his foot crushed under rubble.

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Ten Irish citizens still missing in Nepal

Ten Irish citizens still missing in Nepal

Ten Irish citizens thought to be in Nepal have still not been traced.

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250 feared missing after mud slide on popular trekking route

250 feared missing after mud slide on popular trekking route

About 250 people are believed to be missing after a mudslide and avalanche in an isolated village in rural Nepal not far from the epicentre of Saturday’s powerful earthquake, officials said.

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8 million hit by Nepal earthquake say UN

8 million hit by Nepal earthquake say UN

Eight million people have been affected by the weekend earthquake in Nepal that killed nearly 4,400 people and 1.4 million people are in need of food assistance, the United Nations has said.

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Nepal death toll rises further

Nepal death toll rises further

At least 4,352 bodies have so far been recovered after last week’s massive earthquake that struck just outside of Nepal’s capital Kathmandu.

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More than 3,700 dead after Nepal quake; 70% of houses destroyed in some villages

More than 3,700 dead after Nepal quake; 70% of houses destroyed in some villages

The death toll from Nepal’s earthquake has soared past 3,700 and is expected to rise further as rescue workers struggle to reach remote villages two days after the disaster.

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Wexford woman escapes temple collapse in Nepal quake

Wexford woman escapes temple collapse in Nepal quake

A Wexford man has told how his mother narrowly escaped when a temple collapsed in an aftershock in Nepal at the weekend.

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Almost million children affected by Nepal quake; enough water for two days

Almost million children affected by Nepal quake; enough water for two days

Unicef says nearly a million children have been "severely" affected by the Nepal earthquake.

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100 Irish caught up in Nepal quake; Nepalese asking to raise funds in Ireland

100 Irish caught up in Nepal quake; Nepalese asking to raise funds in Ireland

One hundred Irish people are believed to have been caught up in the Nepal earthquake and the Department of Foreign Affairs says contact is being made with many of the people affected.

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WATCH: Dramatic moment avalanche hits Mount Everest base camp

WATCH: Dramatic moment avalanche hits Mount Everest base camp

A terrifying video has been loaded onto YouTube of the moment a group of climbers on Mount Everest were forced to run for their lives after the avalanche that was triggered by the massive earthquake that struck Nepal.

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More than 3,200 dead in Nepal quake

More than 3,200 dead in Nepal quake

The death toll from Nepal’s earthquake has risen to more than 3,200, two days after the massive temblor ripped across the Himalayan nation, leaving tens of thousands shell-shocked and sleeping in streets.

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100 Irish thought to be in Nepal earthquake zone

100 Irish thought to be in Nepal earthquake zone

100 Irish people are now believed to have been caught up in the earthquake that has devastated parts of Nepal.

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Death toll rises in  Nepal earthquake

Death toll rises in Nepal earthquake

Tens of thousands of Nepalese were braced for terrifying aftershocks while digging for survivors in the devastation wrought by an earthquake that ripped across the Himalayan nation and killed more than 2,500 people.

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Nepal quake and two dozen aftershocks kill more than 1,100

Nepal quake and two dozen aftershocks kill more than 1,100

Tens of thousands of people were spending the night in the open after a powerful earthquake devastated Nepal, killing more than 1,180 people.

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GOAL sends response team to Nepal; Dept of Foreign Affairs sets up helpline

GOAL sends response team to Nepal; Dept of Foreign Affairs sets up helpline

GOAL has dispatched an emergency response team to Nepal to support relief efforts following the worst earthquake to hit the country in 80 years.

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More than 1,000 die in Nepal, Tibet, Bangladesh and China after 7.8 magnitude quake

More than 1,000 die in Nepal, Tibet, Bangladesh and China after 7.8 magnitude quake

A powerful earthquake struck Nepal today, killing more than 1,000 people across four countries as the violently shaking earth toppled houses, levelled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches on Mount Everest.

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Eight killed in Everest avalanche triggered by Nepal quake

Eight killed in Everest avalanche triggered by Nepal quake

An avalanche triggered by a massive earthquake in Nepal smashed into a base camp at the foothills of Mount Everest today, killing at least eight climbers and guides.

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Nepal quake death toll rises to 876

Nepal quake death toll rises to 876

A powerful earthquake which struck Nepal today has killed at least 876 people across four countries.

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More than 400 dead in Nepal earthquake

More than 400 dead in Nepal earthquake

A total of 449 people have been confirmed dead in the Nepal earthquake, including 181 in Kathmandu, police have said.

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