Tuesday Aug 9, 2022
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Landslide update: Death toll rises to 77


Nepalnews
2021 Oct 20, 19:52, Kathmandu

As many as 77 people have been killed in floods, landslides and inundation due to rains in the past few days. More than 50 people have been killed just today.

According to the Home Ministry, 27 people are still missing. A total of 22 people have been injured and 27 houses have been completely damaged. According to the information received, 24 people have died due to landslides in Panchthar. Since then, 13 people have died in Ilam and 12 in Doti.

According to Humkala Pandey, chief of the ministry's disaster management division, one died in Kalikot, four in Baitadi, one in Dadeldhura, two in Bajhang, six in Humla, one each in Solukhumbu and Pyuthan, seven in Dhankuta, one in Morang, two in Sunsari and two in Udayapur.

According to him, 21 people are missing in Bajhang due to floods and landslides. Similarly, one person is missing in Jumla, two in Pyuthan and three in Ilam.

Heavy rains had lashed various parts of Nepal on September 16 after the rain system was activated. This trend continues today. The government has decided to provide Rs 200,000 to the families of those killed in the floods. In case of death of two members of the same family, Rs. 300,000 will be paid. The government has decided to immediately provide Rs 15,000 to the families of up to five people who have lost their homes and Rs 20,000 to the families with more members and free treatment to the injured.


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