International humanitarian organisation Concern Worldwide is deploying a team to Nepal after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit near the capital of the Himalayan country today. More than 900 people have been confirmed dead and more than 1,700 injured, but the extent of the damage is still unknown. Many people are feared trapped under the rubble of collapsed buildings.
Concern Worldwide has entered into an agreement with the Glasnevin Trust for assistance in burial records management in Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, where the agency has been responding to the Ebola crisis in the country.
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