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Manson havoc–Government decides to expedite relief distribution to flood and landslide victims


KATHMANDU: The government has decided to expedite the distribution of relief items to the flood and landslide victims of different parts of the country.

An emergency meeting of the stakeholders including the Nepal Red Cross Society under the chairmanship of interim election government Chairman Khil Raj Regmi, at his official residence at Baluwatar on Wednesday, decided to forward rescue operation and to provide relief to flood and landslide victims soon.

The meeting of the stakeholders, including interim election government chairman, ministers, secretaries, security personnel of Nepal Army and Nepal Police and Nepal Red Cross Society members, also expressed deep sadness over the destruction caused by the natural disasters.

Eighteen people died and 25 have gone missing in the floods and landslides occurred from June 15 in different parts of the country. A total of 11 districts including Darchula, Baitadi and Humla have been directly affected by the flood s and landslides.

The government also directed the local administrations to provide Rs. 40,000 to each family of the deceased soon. Decisions and works carried out by the Central Natural Disaster Relief Committee were also reviewed in the meeting.

The Home Minister said that the meeting also decided to increase the fund of the Natural Disaster Relief Committee to Rs 100 million from Rs 50 million and to increase the fund of the Prime Minister Relief Fund to Rs 400 million from Rs 190 million soon for the management of natural disasters.

The Natural Disaster Relief Committee also decided to provide Rs 5 million each to Darchula and Kanchanpur districts as well as to send relief after taking necessary details of the flood affected districts, it is learnt.

However exact loss of life and properties is yet to be ascertained. District Disaster Relief Committees led by Chief District Officers of respective districts have been mobilizing rapid assessment teams to assess the exact loss of people and properties due to flood and landslide.

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