About two weeks ago a devastating earthquake ravaged the Asian country of Nepal. The quake claimed the lives of at least 8,000 people, in and around the capital of Kathmandu. Just this week a second earthquake hit the country, killing at least 65 more people. Thousands of Nepalese are living without shelter or power, many in remote areas difficult for aid workers to reach.
Rhode Island native Frank Manfredi is one of the aid workers on the ground in Nepal, working with non-profit aid group Plan International, which has a headquarters in Warwick. Rhode Island Public Radio's Chuck Hinman spoke with Manfredi via phone in Nepal, where he’s based just outside the capital of Kathmandu.
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