Relief supplies for the survivors of the massive earthquake that killed over 6,600 people in Nepal last week have been held up in customs bureaucracy at the Kathmandu airport. “They should not be using peacetime customs methodology,” United Nations representative Jamie McGoldrick said, adding that supplies are piling up at the airport instead of being shipped out to victims. Laxmi Prasad Dhakal, a Nepalese home ministry spokesperson, said all foreign goods must be inspected before allowed into the country. “This is something we need to do,” he said.
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