Over 28,000 shelters set up for Jajarkot quake survivors

Published On: February 24, 2024 11:05 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

WEST RUKUM, Feb 24: As many as 28,034 temporary houses have been set up for the quake survivors In the last four months since the Jajarkot earthquake.

An earthquake had jolted Jajarkot and West Rukum, Prabesh Badhuwal, said that it would take time to construct temporary houses for all survivors who lost their houses in the disaster. In the district, a total of 31,962 households were identified as beneficiaries. A total of 7,912 temporary houses are under construction now.

Similarly, 3,928 shelters are still awaited. 

So far, Athbiskot municipality got the highest 8,933 houses while Musikot municipality got 708. Similarly, Chaurajahari municipality set up 6,100 shelters, Sanobheri 5,721, Triveni rural municipality 3,494, Banfikot rural municipality 2,993. 

Similarly, the district disaster management fund has released Rs 799 million to the local disaster reduction fund for the identified beneficiaries. Each household identified as beneficiary will get Rs 25,000.

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