Development Committee directs Govt to give victims of natural disaster relief items immediately
July 10, 2017 01:52 PM NPT
KATHMANDU, July 10: At its 126th meeting, Development Committee(DC) under Legislature –Parliament has made a decision to direct Nepal Government, Home Ministry, Irrigation Ministry and National Planning Commission to collect relevant information regarding the damage caused by natural calamities such as landslide and flood that occurred recently in different parts of the country and the people who suffered from these natural disasters.
DC has also decided to instruct the concerned government offices to provide the natural disaster victims with relief items immediately, move the human settlement likely to be affected by such natural disasters to a safer place, activate the committees entrusted with rescuing and giving relief items to the victims in the concerned districts.
DC has drawn the attention of the concerned authorities to the fact that despite many past commitments to forestall damage by natural disasters, they did not succeed in preempting or alleviating the negative consequences of these unpleasant events.