Nepal policemen cordon off the area as they and US rescue workers prepare to pull out Pemba Tamang, a teenage boy from the rubble of a building five days after the earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal, Thursday, April 30, 2015. Crowds cheered Thursday as Tamang was pulled, dazed and dusty, from the wreckage of a seven-story Kathmandu building that collapsed around him five days ago when an enormous earthquake shook Nepal. (AP Photo / Manish Swarup)
Manish Swarup—AP
By Tessa Berenson
April 30, 2015

Facebook raised more than $10 million in two days for relief efforts in Nepal.

According to a post by Mark Zuckerberg, the social network gave people the option to support local relief networks in Nepal after the earthquake hit, and in two days they quickly topped $10 million. Zuckerberg said Facebook would contribute an extra $2 million.

“It is inspiring to see our community coming together to help people in their time of need,” Zuckerberg said in his post. “We’re grateful to be serving you, and for all your efforts to support those affected by the Nepal earthquake.”

Since a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal April 25, 5,800 people have been declared dead. Some estimates say the death toll could reach more than 10,000.

Read next: Witness the Aftermath of Nepal’s Devastating Earthquake

Write to Tessa Berenson at tessa.berenson@time.com.

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