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HoR committee directs government to ensure relief, compensation to disasters-affected

2023 Jun 19, 14:38,
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The Infrastructure Development Committee under the House of Representatives has given instructions to the government regarding the recent incidences of landslides and floods in various parts of the country.

The government has been directed to collect detailed information about the people affected by these natural disasters and ensure that relief and compensation reach the affected families.

A meeting of the Committee today expressed sorrow over the losses of valuable lives in the recent incidences of natural disasters that occurred in various parts of the country. It has instructed the Ministry of Home Affairs to undertake prompt rescue operations for the injured, and to address the immediate requirements for food and shelter for the affected groups.

The meeting headed by Committee President Laalbir Chaudhary directed the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport to immediately repair the damaged structures meant for people's movement and transport such as roads and bridges.

It is worth noting that Taplejung, Panchthar, Sankhuwasabha, and Tehrathum districts in the Koshi Province have been severely affected by recent floods and landslides, resulting in both human and physical losses. The committee's directive came on the same backdrop. ---


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