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How Canadians Can Donate To Help Nepal's Earthquake Victims

04/25/2015 02:12 EDT | Updated 04/27/2015 10:59 EDT

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal on Saturday, causing an avalanche on Mount Everest and killing more than 1,000 people.

The earthquake was the worst to hit Nepal in over 80 years, and the death toll is expected to rise. At least 18 bodies have been found on Mount Everest, Reuters reported.

Aid organizations around the world are mobilizing to respond to the tragedy. Here's how you can help:

Plan Canada is accepting donations online or at 1-800-387-1418.

The Canadian Red Cross is accepting donations or contact them at 1-800-418-1111.

Unicef Canada is accepting donations on their website.

CARE Canada is accepting donations via phone at 1-800-267-5232 or online donations

Update: Here are more groups who are accepting donations for relief work in Nepal, courtesy of our readers.

- SOS Children’s Villages

- Doctors Without Borders

- The Lions Clubs International Foundation

- Canadian Medical Assistance Teams

- Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund, via Global Giving

- World Vision

- ShelterBox Canada

Know of other ways to help? Share them in the comments below.

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