5 things you can do to help Nepal earthquake victims

Aid groups are rushing to get crucial supplies to survivors of Nepal's devastating earthquake, which has killed more than 2,500 people. Here's a look at humanitarian efforts under way in Nepal and 5 ways to donate online:

1. UNICEF

The U.N. children's agency, UNICEF, says nearly 1 million children in Nepal need help. UNICEF says it is preparing two cargo flights with a combined 120 tons of humanitarian supplies including medical and hospital supplies, tents and blankets, for urgent airlift to Kathmandu.

Online:

http://www.supportunicef.org/site/c.dvKUI9OWInJ6H/b.9274583/k.FBFF/Help-Children-in-Nepal-Donate-for-earthquake-response.htm

2. WORLD FOOD PROGRAM

The U.N. World Food Program says logistics and emergency response teams have arrived in Kathmandu.

Online:

https://give.wfp.org/5279/?stepcountry&lead-source2015-wfp-nepal-emergency&form-tag2015-wfp-nepal-emergency

3. RED CROSS

The International Committee for the Red Cross says it is working with the Nepal Red Cross Society and has a team working on emergency response.

Online:

http://familylinks.icrc.org/nepal-earthquake/en/Pages/Home.aspx


4. SAVE THE CHILDREN

Save the Children says it has staff in 63 districts and emergency kits, hygiene materials and tarpaulins already in Nepal and ready for distribution. Additional supplies and emergency recovery teams are being flown in.

Online:

https://secure.savethechildren.org/site/c.8rKLIXMGIpI4E/b.9274575/k.FD90/Nepal-Earthquake-Childrens-Relief-Fund/apps/ka/sd/donor.asp


5. PAYPAL GIVING FUND

The web payment company announced it was waiving fees for donations to the Nepal relief effort. It was delivering donations through its PayPal Giving Fund to several of the aid groups listed above, among others.

Online:

https://www.paypal-donations.com/pp-charity/web.us/campaign.jsp?cid35

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