Nepal Earthquake

Nepal Earthquake Survivors Need Our Help

An earthquake with an estimated magnitude of 7.8 struck Nepal near the capital of Kathmandu on April 25th. Thousands of people have died across the region, including in Nepal, India and Bangladesh, and many more were injured. International Medical Corps is on the ground helping the earthquake survivors and they need our support.

Please donate to International Medical Corps today and join us in supporting relief efforts. 100% of your donation will go to International Medical Corps and their work in response to the Nepal earthquake. Facebook will also donate $2 million to local relief efforts.

About International Medical Corps
International Medical Corps’ emergency response teams are operating mobile medical units to deliver critically needed medical care and medicines to the regions hardest-hit by the earthquake. They’re distributing hygiene kits, water purification tablets and other supplies to keep families healthy. Moving forward, your gift will help teams support survivors, restore healthcare and help Nepal rebuild.

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