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Aid Arriving In Nepal, Search And Rescue Teams Struggle To Reach Remote Villages05:57
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 A foreign volunteer clears debris of a collapsed temple at Basantapur Durbar Square on April 27, 2015 in Kathmandu, Nepal. (Omar Havana/Getty Images)
A foreign volunteer clears debris of a collapsed temple at Basantapur Durbar Square on April 27, 2015 in Kathmandu, Nepal. (Omar Havana/Getty Images)
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Outside aid is beginning to arrive in Nepal, two days after the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that devastated the capital, Kathmandu, and much of the surrounding area, and killed as many as 18 on Mount Everest.

It's the worst earthquake to hit Nepal in more than 80 years.

The official death toll has passed 4,000, but that number is expected to keep rising.

Search and rescue teams have not yet reached some of the hardest-hit remote villages in the mountains near the quake's epicenter.

Here & Now's Robin Young gets the latest from the BBC's Sanjoy Majumder with the BBC in Kathmandu.

Note: This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

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This segment aired on April 27, 2015.

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