- NGO official says people will urgently need food, water, medicine and shelter.
- More than 1,800 people across Nepal confirmed dead, official says
- People treated outside hospitals; avalanches reported on Everest
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Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN)Rescue crews and residents in Nepal early Sunday began the desperate search for survivors after a magnitude-7.8 quake near the capital of Kathmandu a day earlier flattened homes, buildings and temples, causing widespread damage across the region and killing more than 1,800 people.