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UN calls for more Nepal quake aid

UN calls for more Nepal quake aid

The international community's response to devastating earthquakes in Nepal has been disappointing, a United Nations official said on Monday, adding that donors were focusing more on reconstruction than much needed aid such as food and shelter.

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