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Villagers gather around a helicopter chartered by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) which is sending out medical teams to remote communities affected by the powerful earthquakes that have struck Nepal. <br />
On 25 April 2015 a powerful earthquake of 7.8 magnitude struck central Nepal, causing widespread destruction of property and infrastructure and killing approximately over 8,000 people. Many buildings on the UNESCO World Heritage list were also damaged or destroyed.