12 Canines From The Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) Have Arrived In Nepal

Help is here! (Photo Credit: Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance Facebook)

Following the massive 7.8 earthquake in Nepal reports of more than 4,600 people dead, more than 9,000 injured and at least eight million people affected in some way. There are over one million children who urgently need help and countless animals as well.

Photo Via: Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance Facebook

The Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance announced today that their Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART), including urban search & rescue members and 12 canines, has landed in Kathmandu.

One of the dogs who work with DART at an event in the U.S. (Photo Credit: Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance)

In total, they have nearly 130 DART members in the earthquake zone leading the U.S. response efforts & providing search and rescue capabilities.

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To help the victims of the earthquake in Nepal visit the American Red Cross website.