KATHMANDU, OCT 23: The country’s physical infrastructures including roads and bridges have sustained an estimated damage worth Rs 1.30 billion due to the recent floods and landslides that occurred following incessant rains.
JUMLA, Dec 4 : Local bodies in Jumla are all set to launch community-based early warning and preparedness systems to avoid the impact of natural disasters such as floods, landslides, storms, and forest fires.
ITAHARI, July 19: When Saptakoshi floods wreaked havoc in 1966, the then government relocated the victims of Baharahkshetra to a forest area. Since 1966, massive Saptakoshi floods have been recorded 13 times.
JHAPA, May 18: At least 890 people die and 1,771 are injured every year in Nepal due to natural disasters, according to new data by the Asian Disaster Preparedness Centre (ADPC). The disasters affect 132,161 houses every year and destroy property equivalent to Rs 1.31 billion.
LAHAN, Jan 28: After the catastrophic earthquake of 2015, locals from various districts of Tarai showered their love on their neighbors from the quake-affected hilly districts by providing relief including cash for them. Now, as the biting cold takes its toll on the lives of the people in Tarai, their neighbors from the hilly districts are doing their best to help them to cope up with it.
KHOTANG, Nov 14: The District Natural Disaster Relief Committee (DNDRC), Khotang, has announced to provide relief amount to 34 households hit by natural disasters in fiscal year 2016/1017. According to the announcement, the DNDRC will distribute a total of Rs 240,000 among the 34 households.
KATHMANDU, August 14: The Ministry of Information and Communications has called on all mass media, telecommunications service providers and government bodies to collect fact-based reports and disseminate them, at a time of crisis caused by floods and landslides triggered by incessant rains.
KATHMANDU, July 6: Home Minister Janardan Sharma informed parliament on Wednesday that natural disasters such as landslide, flood and lightening claimed as many as 15 lives across the country in the last one week.
KATHMANDU, Feb 13: Jerold Kayden, professor of urban planning and design at the Harvard Graduate School of Design (USA), has said that the trend of a huge number of youths going abroad for higher education and job is a big problem for Nepal.
KATHMANDU, July 2: The Ministry of Home Affairs has said the government has kept all its apparatuses in a ready position to respond to disasters and it was alert regarding the possibility of occurrence of landslide and inundation with the monsoon becoming active across the country.