#PrayForNepal: Netizens express support for quake victims

Rappler.com
#PrayForNepal: Netizens express support for quake victims
Sympathies and prayers flood social media as a massive earthquake hits parts of Nepal and claims at least 2,000 lives as of mid-afternoon Sunday

MANILA, Philippines – Sentiments from netizens around the world poured after a massive earthquake hit large parts of Nepal, killing at least 2,000 people as of mid-afternoon Sunday, April 26, Manila time.

The 7.8 magnitude quake also triggered a deadly avalanche at the Everest base camp which claimed 10 lives, including Google executive Dan Fredinburg.

Survivors in affected areas also tweeted photos to show their current situation. According to many, they are still wary and afraid of going back to their respective houses.

There are reports that families chose to sleep outside their homes as warnings of aftershocks circulated.

The international community turned to social media platform Twitter to express their sympathy for the victims of the “worst disaster” the Himalayan nation experienced in more than 80 years. 

Netizens – especially former tourists who’ve experienced the kindness of the locals –  used the hashtag #PrayForNepal to offer support and prayers to victims of the deadly earthquake.

 

 

Different countries and humanitarian organizations, meanwhile, are now mobilizing their resources to support the needs of the grief-stricken nation.

As the number of casualties rise, the whole world is in solidarity in wishing and praying for Nepal’s quick recovery. – Rappler.com

 

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