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In some way, I'd like to think that my prayers are being answered. It's a hard thing to think about as I continue to sit in front of the news and watch the stories coming out of Nepal. It's crazy. Just complete utter destruction there while I sleep in a comfortable bed at night here in Nashville. It's a hard prospect to consider. Rescue teams toiling amid rubble left by Nepal’s devastating earthquake pulled a teenage boy to safety on Thursday after he had been trapped for five days, a rare moment of joy for a country struggling to cope with the aftermath. Officials said the chances of finding more survivors were fading as the death toll neared 5,500. But Nepal’s Armed Police Force managed to save 15-year-old Pema Lama from the collapsed ruins of Kathmandu’s Hilton Hotel to huge cheers from the onlooking crowd.
While rescuers were out in the capital despite heavy morning rain, helicopters could not fly to the worst-hit areas in the countryside of the Himalayan nation. Many people have been sleeping in the open since Saturday’s quake. According to the United Nations, 600,000 houses have been destroyed or damaged.
Eight million people have been affected, with at least two million in need of tents, water, food and medicines over the next three months.
An official from Nepal’s home ministry said the number of confirmed deaths from the 7.8 magnitude earthquake had risen to 5,489 by Thursday morning, and almost 11,000 were injured. More than 80 people have been killed in neighboring India and Tibet.
Remember these people in your prayers. I'd also like to offer a way that you can help. I recently came across an organization called Project HOPE which: delivers essential medicines and supplies, health expertise and medical training to respond to disaster, prevent disease, promote wellness and save lives around the globe. What I find extraordinary is that unlike the Red Cross or other groups is that through Project HOPE, every $1 donated rushes $105 of emergency medicine and medical supplies to save lives. What other group can do that? So here's the link that I am providing that way you too can help the people of Nepal. Click here to donate now!
Posted by: Chris Harrison
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