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04/28/2015 13:54 EDT | Updated 06/28/2015 01:12 EDT

Family of Alberta woman missing after Nepal earthquake finds out she's OK

RED DEER, Alta. - The partner of an Alberta woman who was unaccounted for after the devastating earthquake in Nepal has had some good news.Michael Dawe of Red Deer says Beverley Williams is safe.Dawe says he learned of the news when their daughter called him this morning.Williams, who is 60, was hiking in Nepal when the 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck on Saturday near Kathmandu.Dawe says a business partner of Williams who was in Kathmandu managed to track down her whereabouts and confirm she is OK.Williams has since tweeted that she is safe, but described her experience as horrible.Dawe says the family can now work on getting her home as soon as possible, although he's not sure when that may be."I don't know if she's made it to Kathmandu yet or not," he said."The Kathmandu airport is closed, so now the logistics of getting her home will be next, but there hasn't been time to work out all that."There's just the relief ... that she's safely found."(CKGY)