Home Minister directs to arrange rescue and relief for landslide survivors

Published On: July 14, 2022 10:01 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, July 14: Home Minister Balkrishna Khand has directed the authorities concerned to immediately arrange rescue, relief and residence for those rendered displaced due to landslides at Arughat Rural Municipality-1, Shyamchet in Gorkha. 

Home Minister Khand directed the Home Administration, Ministry's Disaster Management Division, Chief District Officer of Gorkha Shanker Hari Acharya and district-based security agencies to arrange treatment to the landslide survivors. 

CDO Acharya said a landslide buried the home of locals including Bir Bahadur Gurung and the entire village is at risk due to landslides taking place from both sides of the village. 

CDO Acharya shared that a team of Nepal police and Armed Police Force personnel reached the landslide-hit area on Wednesday evening to rescue the survivors of the disaster. 

The landslide had buried a total of six houses. No human casualty was reported in the incident.



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