Development Committee directs Govt to give victims of natural disaster relief items immediately

Published On: 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.

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