Nepal earthquake credit Krish Dulal

Government gives £5m to Nepal earthquake relief

27 Apr 2015 | Fundraising | Alice Sharman

The government will give £2m to the British Red Cross and make another £3m available for charities and other bodies involved in relief efforts in Nepal, following an earthquake which killed more than 3,600 people.


Government gives £5m to Nepal earthquake relief

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