On 28 April, Akriti Tamang, 8, who is searching for her books, stands amid the rubble and ruins of her destroyed home, in Sangachowk Village in Sindhupalchowk District, one of the areas worst affected by the massive earthquake.On 29 April 2015 in Nepal, search, rescue and relief operations continue in the aftermath of the massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake that hit the country on 25 April. The quake’s epicentre was 80 kilometres from Kathmandu, the capital. Nearly 5,000 people have been killed, more than 9,700 others have been injured, and more than 8 million people have been affected. In the areas hardest hit by the disaster, about 1.7 million children urgently need humanitarian aid. Residences, schools and vital infrastructure, including hospitals, have been severely damaged or destroyed, leaving thousands of children and families homeless, vulnerable to disease outbreaks and in urgent need of food, shelter, safe water and sanitation, and health support. Over 1.4 million people are in need of food assista