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How you can help Nepal

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Australians are opening their hearts and their wallets to survivors of the Nepal earthquake which has left hundred of thousands of Nepalese afraid to sleep indoors.

Plan International has warned time is running out to beat the coming monsoon.

Australian travel agency Intrepid launched a campaign to donate $40,000, where half came from its customers on Monday.

Due to overwhelming generosity, Intrepid has increased fivefold its target to $200,000, half of which would come from travellers.

The Red Cross has paired up with iTunes to accept donations through the popular website.

Social media site Facebook has agreed to match contributions its users make to the International Medical Corps up to US$2 million.

As charities mobilise their efforts, here’s a list compiled from the Australian Council for International Development and the ABC of funds you can use to help Nepal survive its crisis.

—with ABC

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