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Emergency Assistance to Nepal in Response to the Earthquake

April 26, 2015

1. On Sunday, April 26, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods worth 25 million yen (Tents, blankets etc.) to Nepal, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in response to the request from the Government of Nepal following the damage caused by the massive earthquake.

2. A wide range of area including Kathmandu has been affected. According to the announcement of the Government of Nepal (Local time on April 26, 12:00), 1905 people were dead from the massive earthquake.

3. The Government of Japan decided to provide emergency assistance from the humanitarian point of view for the victims as well as in light of the friendly relationship between Japan and Nepal.

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