Tremors of earthquake felt in Dolakha

February 20, 2024 10:05 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: Tremors of an earthquake measuring 4.1 on the Richter scale was felt in Dolakha district today.

4.4 magnitude earthquake rattles Bajhang

February 16, 2024 11:45 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 16: An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter Scale was recorded in Bajhang district this morning.

KATHMANDU, Feb 8: The United States Government, through USAID, has announced $1.37 million to support recovery efforts following the devastating 2023 earthquake in Jajarkot.

JAJARKOT, Jan 20: A total of 27,091 people have received the first installment of grant support for temporary housing in Jajarkot.

Tremors of earthquake felt in Bajhang

January 13, 2024 07:35 am

Chainpur (Bajhang), Jan 13: Tremors of an earthquake were felt in Bajhang on Friday night.

TRIVENI (Rukum West), Jan 7: Construction of temporary houses for the quake survivors is underway in Rukum Paschim.

Tremor felt in Sindhupalchowk

January 4, 2024 11:46 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 4: An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter Scale was recorded in Sindhupalchowk at 10:17 AM today.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the effectiveness of government mechanisms during crises has increased in recent years as compared to the past.

TOKYO, Jan 1: Tsunami waves over a metre high hit central Japan on Monday after a series of powerful earthquakes that damaged homes, closed highways and prompted authorities to urge people to run to higher ground.

TOKYO, Jan 1 (Reuters) - An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.6 hit north central Japan on Monday, public broadcaster NHK said.

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: Tremors of earthquake measuring 5 Richter scale were felt in Kathmandu Valley and its surrounding areas on Sunday night.

Earthquake hits Bajhang

December 31, 2023 08:44 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 31: An earthquake measuring 3.4 on the Richter scale struck the Kanda area in Bajhang at 6:45 in the morning, according to the National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Center.

RUKUM WEST, Dec 20:  The Federation of Nepali Journalists (FNJ) has assisted journalists affected by the November 3 earthquake in Rukum West.

BEIJING (AP) — At least 111 people were killed in a magnitude 6.2 earthquake in a cold and mountainous region in northwestern China, the country’s state media reported on Tuesday.

Nepal is a land of magnificent landscapes and rich cultural heritage. Unfortunately, it is also a region highly susceptible to seismic activity. The region has a long history of earthquakes, with devastating events like the 2015 Gorkha earthquake still etched in the collective memory.

4.2 Magnitude quake strikes Dhading

December 10, 2023 10:55 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Tremors of an earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter Scale with its epicenter in Dhading were felt at 8:23 AM today in the Kathmandu Valley and its adjoining areas.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: The National Concern and Coordination Committee under the National Assembly has directed the government to distribute relief materials to the people affected by the Jajarkot earthquake that took place on Friday night through a one-door system.

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.6 struck Saturday off the southern Philippine coast, prompting many villagers to flee their homes in panic around midnight after Philippine authorities issued a tsunami warning.

JHAPA, Dec 2: A forest guard working in a community forest in Jhapa district died on Friday when a wild elephant trampled him.

JAJARKOT, Nov 28: With the heavy loss of damages to physical properties, mostly the buildings, as a result of the Jajarkot earthquake that occurred on November 3, the new mothers, senior citizens and children are severely affected.

KATHMANDU, Nov 25: The provincial government has taken responsibility for rebuilding government and public structures damaged by the Jajarkot earthquake, according to Minister of Economic Affairs and Planning Bedraj Singh.

JAJARKOT, Nov 23: The earthquake that occurred on last November 3 with its epicenter around Barekot rural municipality-1, Ramidanda of Jajarkot has caused damages to 54 police offices in Karnali province.

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Tremors of an earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale was felt across Kathmandu Valley and its surrounding areas last night.

JAJARKOT, Nov 22: The District Administration Office (DAO), Jajarkot, has started working from makeshift structures after an earthquake damaged the building it was operating from. An earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter Scale and with its epicenter at Ramidanda of Barekot Rural Municipality-1 struck Jajarkot on November 3.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21:  A team of engineers appointed by the government has recommended the relocation of settlements in the municipalities of Jajarkot and Rukum West, deeming them unsafe. In their report, submitted upon returning to Kathmandu, the team proposes a government-led initiative to reinforce all houses in Jajarkot and West Rukum due to their precarious conditions.

JAJARKOT, Nov 21: Hukum Bahadur Pun, whose family has been spending the night under a tent after the earthquake, lost an infant to cold.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: The Nepali Congress is to send teams of volunteers comprising engineers to construct temporary huts for earthquake affected people.

Aftershock jolts Bajhang

November 20, 2023 12:54 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 20: An aftershock measuring 4.5 on the Richter Scale and with epicenter at Dhamena occurred in Bajhang at 11:37 AM today, said the National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Center.

KARNALI, Nov 20: The Karnali Province Committee of the ruling CPN (Maoist Center) has decided to mobilize a total of 3,100 volunteers to support the quake-affected people in the districts of Jajarkot, Rukum Paschim and Salyan.

JAJARKOT, Nov 20: A 70-year-old quake-survivor in Jajarkot district succumbed to extreme cold on Sunday morning.

In the wake of the devastating earthquake that struck Jajarkot and Rukum East, the government's swift action in collecting a substantial relief fund of Rs 152.80 million is commendable. However, the urgency now lies not just in disbursing immediate relief to the victims but in ensuring that this substantial fund is utilized judiciously for the long-term benefit of those affected.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: An earthquake measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale was recorded, with the epicenter around Rukum East on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: The government has collected a fund of Rs 152.80 million for helping the victims of the Jajarkot earthquake.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The European Union has provided a 2 million Euro aid package to provide relief to the people impacted by the earthquake that struck Nepal earlier this month.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Chinese Communist Party has provided assistance to victims affected by the Jajarkot earthquake.This is in addition to the assistance provided by the Chinese government.

KATHMANDU, Nov 12: The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has issued an emergency appeal for augmenting the relief and response initiatives for the victims of the recent earthquake in Jajarkot.

TRIBENI (Rukum West), Nov 12: The November 3 earthquake-stricken Rukum West received a shipment of 2,632 tents on Saturday. Assistant Chief District Officer of Rukum West, Prabesh Badhuwal, confirmed this.

LAMIDANDA (Jajarkot), Nov 11: Despite the district disaster management committee claiming that relief materials have reached the genuine earthquake victims in Jajarkot, the victims have complained of being deprived of the materials.

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: Loss of livestock as a result of the Jajarkot earthquake is estimated to be around Rs 19 million.

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has launched an emergency appeal to raise 5 million Swiss Francs (equivalent to Rs 739 million) to scale up relief and response efforts of the Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS).

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: Vice President Ram Sahaya Prasad Yadav has announced that he will donate an amount equal to his one month's salary for the earthquake victims in Jajarkot and Rukum West. The donated amount will be deposited to the Prime Minister's Disaster Relief Fund.

KATHMANDU, Nov 10: The earthquake of magnitude 6.4 on the Richter Scale jolted Jajarkot at 11:47 PM on Friday night, severely affecting the remote hill district as well as neighboring Rukum West causing physical and human loss.

RUKUM WEST, Nov 10: The 6.4 Richter scale earthquake of last Friday which had its epicenter at Ramidanda in Jajarkot caused huge damage to human and material structures in Rukum West as well.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: The earthquake with its epicenter in Jajarkot on November 3 has caused moderate and partial damage to 89 houses in Arghakhanchi.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: CARE Nepal, a humanitarian aid organization fighting global poverty, has joined hands with the government and local partners to provide immediate relief and support to the quake victims of Jajarkot and Rukum West, with a particular focus on women and people with disabilities.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: The number of aftershocks of last Friday night’s 6.4 magnitude earthquake with its epicenter in Ramidanda in Jajarkot has reached 466.

Post-Earthquake Livestock Management

November 8, 2023 09:30 am

An emergency requires an extraordinary response in any field. This emergency arises due to natural or man-made disasters. Although 80 percent of natural disasters occur in the world, Nepal experiences all types of natural disasters except volcanic activity.

4 Richter earthquake felt in Bajura

November 7, 2023 15:23 pm

BAJURA, Nov 7: On Tuesday, at 12:58 PM, an earthquake with a magnitude of 4 on the Richter scale was recorded, with epicenter from the Raya area within the Himali Rural Municipality in the northeastern part of Bajura district.

JAJARKOT, Nov 7: Fourteen school buildings have been completely damaged by the recent earthquake in Bheri Municipality.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has called an all-party meeting today.