SINDHUPALCHOWK, Sept 14: A total of 10 families at Chaukidanda of Tatopani, Bhotekoshi Rural Municipality-2 in Sindhupalchowk district have been displaced by the landslide that occurred a few days ago.

SANAA, April 26: Ongoing fighting in Yemen's northwestern border province of Hajjah has resulted in 68,000 internally-displaced families since the beginning of this year, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in Yemen (UNOCHA) said on Thursday.

PARBAT, July 18: A teenager has gone missing when a landslide triggered by incessant rain swept away a house at Lasti Berneta of Jaljala rural municipality in Parbat district last night.

SARLAHI, July 17: Residents of Hajariya of Barahathawa Municipality-1 of Sarlahi district are worried about being displaced as the Bagmati River continues to increasingly erode their land.

BHAKTAPUR, July 12: Three people of a family were killed while over 50 families were displaced by inundation caused by torrential rainfall in the district on Wednesday morning.

DHAKA, July 6: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Friday approved a grant of $100 million to Bangladesh, the first half of an assistance package to develop basic infrastructure and services for refugees from neighboring Myanmar, the bank said.

Nearly 69 million people worldwide – the highest number ever recorded – were forcibly displaced from their homes due to war and persecution at the end of 2017, according to the UN’s refugee agency.

AMMAN, July 3: A regime offensive in southern Syria has forced more than 270,000 people from their homes, the United Nations said on Monday.

YEMEN, June 18: Nearly 5,000 families have been displaced in Yemen's flashpoint Hodeidah province this month, whose capital port city has been under unprecedented attacks by a Saudi-led military coalition and militia loyal to the impoverished country’s former government since June 13. the UN said Sunday.

NUWAKOT, May 13: Three years after the devastating Gorkha earthquake, Sitaram Tamang of former Ghyangfedi VDC-6 in Nuwakot district finally got land to build his home.

KHOTANG, April 10: Four houses were reduced to cinders when a fire broke out in Ratamate of Halesi Tuwachung Municipality-5 on Monday.

SURKHET, March 9: Eight years ago, 72 years old Kalu Giri moved to Beureni of Pokharidanda after being displaced from Simali of Lagaam. He has a single-storey wooden house built in four Katthas of land provided by the then seven political parties. He has been sharing this house with 17 other members of his family. Four of his sons have gone to Kalapahad (India) for employment.

Never since World War II have more people found themselves driven from their homes due to conflict or persecution than was recorded in 2016.

RASUWA, Jan 18:  Dry landslides following the devastating earthquakes of 2015 had swept away several houses and schools in Rasuwa. Even after so many months, those schools have not been reconstructed and this has badly affected the education of the students in the district.

ITAHARI, Oct 7: Eighteen years ago, while migrating from the hills to the tarai, sixty-two-year-old Harka Bahadur Tamang had never imagined that he would ever have to live a miserable life that he is living now.

DANG, August 19: Shambhu Badi of Bakharaiya, Tulsipur, lost his house to Babai flood three years ago. He had few belongings inside the house, which were also swept away. For a few days he slept under the open sky at the river bank.

30 dead, thousands displaced

August 13, 2017 03:32 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: Continuous monsoon rains for the past two days have triggered floods and landslides across the country, killing at least 30 people and displacing thousands of families. Nearly a dozen  people have gone missing since Friday in various districts across the country, according to the Ministry of Home Affairs.

DANG, Aug 12:  Flooding triggered by heavy rainfall since Friday has claimed two lives and displaced 300 locals in Dang district.

RAJBIRAJ, Aug 11: Floods have wreaked havoc in Saptari district once again, inundating around 1,500 houses and displacing over 350 families. According to the local level officers, the entire southern part of the district has been submerged in water. They say that Kobsain, Banarjhula, Tilathi, Belhi, Hanumnagar, Kankalini and other areas have been severely affected by the floods.

BAGLUNG, August 8: The landslides occurred in Nishikhola rural municipality-1 and 2 have put the entire village at the risk of being displaced. The locals of Huldi have taken shelter in the houses of their kin while some have moved to the top of a hillock nearby after the landslides posed risk to the village.

TAPLEJUNG, August 8: Two households were displaced and other six were under a high risk of landslides at Phaktyanglung Rural Municipality-3 in the district.

GENEVA, June 19: The number of people displaced from their homes across the world climbed slightly to 65.6 million last year, with the escalating conflict in South Sudan accounting for the rise, the United Nations refugee agency said Monday.

SURKHET, May 10: Ramkumari Khatri's house got washed away by landslides in the monsoon three years ago. Since then, the displaced family of Birendranagr-11 has been living in a camp in the same locality. Many leaders visited the camp and assured dozens of victims like her of better days ahead. They promised of permanent shelter. However, so far, nothing has really changed in the lives of the landslide victims. Neither had they any high hopes from the successive governments. Now the local level election has ignited little hope, said Khatri. But what they want is, written commitment from the candidates.

BHIMDATTANAGAR, Feb 13: The locals displaced during the Shuklaphanta National Park expansion drive on Sunday took out a demonstration at Bhimdattanagar of demonstration.

TAPLEJUNG, Sept 3: A person has died and four others were buried in a landslide triggered by torrential rainfall since days at Taplejung municipality-2 and 8.

BAITADI, Aug 18: A school in Dadakhali of Baitadi district has remained shut since last week after locals displaced by rain-induced sinkhole started taking shelter there.

TAMGHAS (Gulmi), July 28: Over 300 people at Urlikhola bazaar in Gulmi have been displaced after the swollen Badighat River started eroding its banks, posing a high risk to the human settlements.

SURUNGA (Jhapa), July 25: Two people have died and some 900 households have been displaced due to the flood in Mechi, Ninda, Biring, Kankai and Ratuwa among other rivers in Jhapa district.

BIRATNAGAR, JHAPA, ITAHARI, SAPTARI, July 25: Two persons have died in separate drowning incidents in Morang and Jhapa on Sunday. Krishna Khadka, 18, of Tankisinuwari-3, Morang was swept away by the Singhiya River, according to District Police Office, Morang. Kali Bahadur Limbu, 66, of Goldhap-9, Jhapa drowned in a rivulet nearby his home.

More than 300 families displaced

July 24, 2016 10:59 am

BIRATNAGAR, July 24: More than 300 families have been displaced after floodwaters entered settlements in Morang.

HOLIYA, INDIA, July 18: Deep down in heart, Bikaulal Yadav of Taperi village in Holiya-5 feels like he is a Nepali national. However, his residence falls in Indian territory across the border. This makes him wonder whether he is really a Nepali.

KATHMANDU, July 2: At least four people have died in rain-related incidents across the country. Floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains have left hundreds injured and displaced hundreds of families.