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Drone surveillance helps search and rescue in Nepal

A member of "Serve On" holds up a flying drone - used to help identify areas that are worst-hit by the earthquake in Nepal.

 

The group have joined up with the UK's International Search and Rescue (UKISAR) team around the area of Chautara.

 

Background

 

On 25 April, a magnitude 7.8 earthquake struck the country, killing more than 5000 people, and injuring thousands more.

 

The UK is responding to Nepal's request for international help, sending search and rescue teams, emergency medics and logistical support.

 

Find out more at: www.gov.uk/nepal-earthquake-2015

 

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Picture: Jessica Lea/DFID

 

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