Nepal Quake Death Toll Rises as Rescue Operation Continues

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On Sunday, California Gov. Jerry Brown announced that he will send a search and rescue team to Nepal to help with relief efforts after Saturday's devastating earthquake. The 7.8 magnitude quake has claimed the lives of more than 3,700 people and left many more without shelter. We'll get the latest on the rescue operations, which have been hampered by aftershocks and weather. We'll also talk to a leader of the Bay Area Nepalese community about efforts to reach and provide support for loved ones.

Guests:

Anil Pandey, chairman Motherland Nepal; Nepal's tourism ambassador for San Francisco

Sanjay Karki, Mercy Corp country director for Nepal

Harold Schapelhouman, fire chief, Menlo Park Fire Protection District; former head of the state and federal Urban Search and Rescue program

Ross Stein, geophysicist, US Geological Survey

Alyssa Ayres, senior fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

Jeff Greenwald, author of 'Shopping for Buddhas: An Adventure in Nepal'

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