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Nepalese soldiers take part in a rescue operation at a collapsed building in Shaku, Nepal on April 28, 2015. (EPA/ABIR ABDULLAH)
As the death toll of Nepal’s destructive 7.8-magnitude earthquake continues to rise, with officials speculating it could cross 10,000, many on the ground and abroad are scrambling to do something.
The scale of the devastation and the slow funneling of information is pushing many to become resourceful in their efforts to help. Here are some of the ways people have come together: