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Karnali government to provide Rs two lakh to disaster-hit families


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2021 Oct 22, 16:03, Karnali
This undated image shows Karnali Province Assembly building in Birendranagar, Surkhet district.

The Karnali province government has decided to provide Rs 200,000 compensation to each family of the people, who lost their lives in recent natural disaster incidents.

A meeting of the Province Disaster Management Council held under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mahendra Bahadur Shahi, today took the decision in this regard.

A total of eight people died and four were injured in the province in landslides and floods following unseasonal rainfall. The Karnali Province government would provide compensation amount to six families of Humla, and one family each of the Kalikot and Jumla districts under the Collective Accident Insurance.

Chief Secretary of Karnali province government, Raj Kumar Shrestha, said that the meeting also decided to make coordination with the federal government in order to make arrangement of appropriate compensation by collecting details of the damages caused by landslides and floods to paddy crop, free treatment of the injured, collecting details of houses suffered complete damage in recent incidents for reconstructing and rehabilitation programme. 

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