The official death toll has risen to more than 5,000 after Saturday's earthquake, the worst there in 80 years. Humanitarian aid has started to reach the capital, Kathmandu, but some of the worst-hit villages are very remote and extremely hard to access.
Jeffrey, Shannon, director of programs for Mercy Corps in Nepal, spoke with Here & Now's Robin Young about bringing aid to the country.
How To Help
The following groups are on the ground in Nepal and offer instructions on how to help:
- Jeffrey Shannon, director of programs for Mercy Corps in Nepal.
This segment aired on April 28, 2015.