By TIME Staff
April 30, 2015

Kunda Dixit, the editor of the Nepali Times, just tweeted this remarkable picture of, he says, a dazed 11-year-old girl who has been pulled from the rubble in the earthquake devastated town of Bhaktapur by troops after a staggering 90 hours.

Dixit also says that 70,000 soldiers have now been mobilized on relief operations. As more time passes, however, the hope of finding survivors like this girl must fade and a new struggle, to deliver relief to devastated villages, must begin.

Meanwhile, Adam McCauley is in Bhaktapur for TIME and has filed this dispatch on the work being done by a USAID Disaster and Relief Team on the scene.

The April 29 earthquake has claimed more than 5,500 lives.

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