The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Nepal Faces Disease, New Quake Hits Pacific

    It’s just getting worse. Without clean water or adequate sanitation, survivors of the April 25 earthquake that killed some 7,000 in Nepal are likely to face deadly outbreaks of cholera, dysentery and other water-borne diseases. To try to prevent this, aid workers are dispatching water trucks and setting up toilets in makeshift camps, but they warn that fixing the infrastructure will take time. Meanwhile, a 7.5-magnitude temblor and small tsunami struck today off Papua New Guinea, where authorities are assessing the damage.

    BBC, AP

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