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Villagers in Lapu village gather to meet a team from Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) that has flown in by helicopter to assess the medical needs of this remote village badly affected by the earthquakes that struck Nepal in April 2015. <br />
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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.