Rahuganga Rural Municipality in Myagdi highly vulnerable to landslides

Published On: June 25, 2022 09:30 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

GALESHWOR, June 25: Human settlements in a rural municipality of Myagdi district are at risk due to a huge number of landslides. There are 216 landslides in eight wards of Raghu Ganga Rural Municipality of Myagdi and the settlements in those wards are at risk due to those landslides.

Chairperson of Raghuganga Rural Municipality Bhab Bahadur Bhandari said that the DPR of the landslide has been sent to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority for landslide prevention and control. Landslide prevention of Kuinemangale-8 Chaurkhani, Chimkhola-7 Malang, Pakhapani-6 Raikhor and Dagnam-4 has been given top priority.

Similarly, Raghughat, Galeshwar, Tilkeni, Kuine, Chaurkhani, Dhupichaur, Arkala, Beg, Dulepani, Satipokhari, Khauret, Rotepani, Risinchautari, Budichaur and other settlements are at high risk of floods and landslides.

Deepak Karki, a local, said that more than a dozen settlements are at high risk of floods and landslides due to the tendency of the local authorities to give only false assurances.


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