Nepal

Nepalese people search for belongings from their damaged homes in Sankhu town in the Kathmandu Valley on May 3, 2015, following a 7.8-magnitude earthquake, which struck the Himalayan nation on April 25. The death toll from an earthquake that ripped through Nepal will climb 'much higher', the government warned May 3, as relief teams raced to reach survivors of the disaster that has already claimed more than 7,000 lives. (credit: PHOTO Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images)

Schumer: Allow Nepalese To Stay In US As Nation Recovers

Schumer, D-N.Y., is asking the Department of Homeland Security and the State Department to grant temporary protected status to Nepalese nationals now residing in the U.S.

05/03/2015

Nepal Earthquake

Nepal Earthquake Death Toll Climbs Past 3,000

Among those killed was Marisa Eve Girawong, of Edison, New Jersey.

04/26/2015

A Nepalese resident mourns the death of a relative following an earthquake in Kathmandu on April 26, 2015. International aid groups and governments intensified efforts to get rescuers and supplies into earthquake-hit Nepal on April 26, 2015, but severed communications and landslides in the Himalayan nation posed formidable challenges to the relief effort. As the death toll surpassed 2,000, the US together with several European and Asian nations sent emergency crews to reinforce those scrambling to find survivors in the devastated capital Kathmandu and in rural areas cut off by blocked roads and patchy phone networks. AFP PHOTO / PRAKASH MATHEMA        (Photo: PRAKASH MATHEMA/AFP/Getty Images)

PHOTOS: Nepal Earthquake

A 7.8 earthquake rocked Nepal on Saturday, killing at least 2,200 people.

04/26/2015

People clear rubble in Kathmandu's Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that was severely damaged by an earthquake on April 25, 2015. (Photo: Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)

Edison, NJ, Woman Among Those Dead In Nepal Earthquake, Avalanche

In Woodside, Queens, in an area known informally as Little Nepal, immigrants from the nation woke up to the grim news from back home.

04/25/2015

Bhoomika Kochhar Jatia (credit: Facebook/Remembering Bhoomika Kochhar)

L.I. Congressman Threatens To Withhold Aid To Nepal Over Syosset Native’s Death

Her family said they suspect foul play in Bhoomika Kochhar’s June 15 death, but authorities in Nepal have labeled it a suicide. Rep. Steve Israel has demanded the government there cooperate in a full investigation.

07/22/2013

An Iraqi child named Wa'ad (featured in the 60 Minutes story) in a wheelchair (credit: Global Medical Relief Fund)

Stories From Main Street: Donations Quadruple At S.I. Charity Following ’60 Minutes’ Profile

For fifteen years, Elissa Montanti has, in relative obscurity, run the Global Medical Relief Fund from a makeshift office in her walk-in closet.

04/11/2011