In Kathmandu Valley, quake-hit Nepalis fend for themselves

April 26, 2015 1:04 PM

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DHADING, Nepal, April 26 (Reuters) - Barely any sign of an organised relief effort was visible outside Nepal's capital on Sunday, as aid agencies struggled to fly and truck relief supplies to a country stricken by its worst earthquake in eight decades.

In Dhading district 80 km (50 miles) outside Kathmandu, people camped in the open, the hospital was overflowing, the power was off and shops were closed. Rocks were strewn across the lightly-travelled single road running west from the capital.

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