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Nepal quake victims fear government won't help much, if history is guide
Nepal quake victims fear government won't help much, if history is guide

In August, after heavy monsoon rains triggered a landslide that obliterated this village and killed 156 people, Nepalese authorities promised to resettle the survivors and provide them financial aid from a new relief fund. Those promises had yet to be fulfilled when the April 25 earthquake struck Nepal, creating fresh horror for the families of Jure, many of whom lost their temporary homes in the magnitude 7.8 temblor. The shortfalls in compensation for the earlier calamity are one reason that villagers are not counting on swift assistance from their government this time, and the problem has added to a widespread lack of confidence in Nepal's quake recovery plans. ...

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