Swollen river poses high risk to settlements in district headquarters

Published On: August 2, 2016 03:22 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

DUNAI (Dolpa), Aug 2: The risk of flooding has been a constant nagging problem for Dunai, the headquarters of Dolpa, as the monsoon intensity tipping the water level in Bheri river. 

The settlements at the river bank are in high risk of getting flooded while the locals are forced to spend weary nights. 

The clatter of water and the bubbling sound has added to the villagers' fear, according to a local from the area, Om Magar.

The locals complain that although the District Development Committee among other organizations have been allocating budget worth millions on an annual basis for strengthening the embankment, it has not been used effectively. RSS  

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