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Reference : V-P-NP-E-00278
Date : 23/05/2015
Country/Region : NEPAL
Caption : Dolakha, Singati bazaar. ICRC helps earthquake-affected family members make calls via satellite phone to their loved ones in Malaysia.
Photographer : s.n.
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : CR Nepal
Description : Dolakha was one of the worst earthquake-affected villages.

ICRC website, 8th June 2015 article:
"An earthquake of 7.8 magnitude hit Nepal on 25 April followed by the second earthquake of 7.3 magnitude on 12 May. Over 8,700 people were killed, 22,000 people were injured and more than 50 districts were affected.
Restoring family links

The ICRC launched its family links website on 25 April. The platform allowed anyone to register names of people with whom they have lost contact, names of those who wish to inform others that they are alive, and to search through the list of missing or of those who have responded that they are safe.

Together with Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS) volunteers, we visited hospitals, children homes and camps for displaced people, in order to identify people who needed to communicate with their relatives. For them, being able to send the message "I am alive" made a huge difference. [...]"
Original material : digital
Resolution : 1600x1200
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour