At least 2,200 are dead after the Nepal earthquake, and aftershocks keep coming

Searching for victims.
Searching for victims.
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A day after an earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale struck Nepal, at least 2,200 people have died and more than 5,500 have been injured.

Here is some of the latest that we’re learning, as of 9am US ET:

Aftershocks continue to rattle the area. One that measured magnitude 6.7 struck on Sunday, according to the US Geological Survey.

At least 17 people have died on Mount Everest, where the earthquake triggered an avalanche, making Saturday the deadliest day in the history of ascending that mountain. The victims include a Google executive and a physician who served as Everest/Lhotse base camp doctor for US-based Madison Mountaineering.

At least 62 people have died in India, where tremors continued Sunday across the country’s northern region. The Indian government, which has been evacuating its citizens stranded in Kathmandu, planned 10 flights for Sunday with personnel and relief.

Google’s person finder, which provides a searchable database of people who are missing, is currently tracking about 3,800 names. Viber, the text and calling app, is providing free calls to users in Nepal.

Pope Francis said he was “deeply saddened” by the devastation and expressed solidarity with those affected by the tragedy.

Humanitarian relief agencies worldwide are sending supplies, personnel and other aid to victims. Quartz has assembled a list of organizations that are collecting funds to aid victims that you can support.