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U.S. Government Sending Disaster Response Teams, Funding To Earthquake-Hit Nepal

U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: Providing Shelter and Food Assistance to Nepal’s Earthquake Survivors
“…In the aftermath of the earthquake [in Nepal], USAID quickly deployed a Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) to the region and provided $10 million in emergency assistance. USAID also activated Urban Search and Rescue Teams to accompany disaster experts. … In the coming days, weeks and months, the United States will stand by the people of Nepal and the region during this time of need to help individuals, families, and hard-hit communities…” (5/1).

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