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Nepal flood toll hits 101, fears of disease rise

Aug 18, 2014    

Kathmandu, Nepal Nepalese authorities attempting to reach thousands of people stranded by flooding fear an outbreak of diseases from the disaster that has already killed 101 people and left more than 136 missing.Jhanka Nath Dhakal of Nepal's National Emergency Operation Center said four helicopters with food, emergency supplies, medicine and medical workers were sent to villages in the west of the country on Monday.Rescuers were also attempting to reach the villages by road. Thousands of people have been left without shelter and cut off from the rest of the country since Thursday in 10 distric...

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