Nepal – Update (May 7, 2015)

The most recent toll issued by the Nepalese authorities stands at 7,675 dead and almost 15,000 injured.

With respect to French nationals, 4 deaths have been confirmed and 9 people are reported as missing in Langtang Valley. A reconnaissance flight, coordinated by our embassy in collaboration with the sécurité civile [French emergency services] team and the National Gendarmerie’s Institute of Criminal Research (IRCGN), is scheduled to take place today in this area.

Our diplomatic post in Kathmandu and the crisis and support center in Paris are trying to find the 14 French citizens who remain unaccounted for.