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A Nepalese girl takes out belongings from her damaged house in Bhaktapur on the outskirts of Kathmandu on April 26, 2015. International aid groups and governments intensified efforts to get rescuers and supplies into earthquake-hit Nepal on April 26, but severed communications and landslides in the Himalayan nation posed formidable challenges to the relief effort.  (Photo credit PRAKASH SINGH/AFP/Getty Images)

Nepal Earthquake: How to Help the Relief Effort

Organizations across the world are sending supplies, teams and medical aid to Nepal. Here’s how you can help.

04/26/2015

File photo of N.J. Gov. Chris Christie. (credit: Getty Images)

Christie Submits Final Sandy Aid Plan

The Christie administration has submitted its final plan to federal officials for spending the first $1.83 billion in Superstorm Sandy recovery aid, which would help residents rebuild their homes and businesses, assist renters in finding new apartments and offer $10,000 incentives for people to remain in their storm-damaged communities.

03/28/2013

File photo of some of the wreckage as a result of Superstorm Sandy. (credit: Getty Images)

Congress Passes $50.5B Superstorm Sandy Aid Bill

Congress is sending a $50.5 billion emergency relief measure for Superstorm Sandy victims to President Barack Obama for his signature.

01/28/2013

File photo of congress in session (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Congress To Vote On Superstorm Sandy Flood Aid

At last, the storm-racked Northeast is getting a House floor vote on billions in disaster relief aid for victims of October’s Superstorm Sandy, but only after a host of East Coast Republican lawmakers threatened a near mutiny against GOP Speaker John Boehner.

01/04/2013

President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference on Nov. 14, 2012 in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Democrats: Obama To Ask Congress For $50 Billion In Additional Sandy Aid

President Barack Obama plans to ask Congress for about $50 billion in additional emergency aid for states hit by Superstorm Sandy, Democrats on Capitol Hill said Wednesday.

12/05/2012