SURKHET, Dec 20: Samiksha Pun's family of Pipe, Bheri Municipality-1, Jajarkot, has been residing under the tarpaulin provided by a donor after her house was destroyed by the November 3 earthquake. Her one-and-a-half-year-old daughter Sujata, three-year-old son Siddhant and five-year-old daughter Suhana have been continuously sick since they started living under the leaking tarpaulin. "Doctors prescribe medicine by asking to protect the children from cold," Pun said. "How to keep the children warm under a tarpaulin?" she added.

KARNALI, Nov 14: Thousands of displaced quake-survivors in Karnali Province are compelled to observe the ongoing Tihar festival under the open sky.

In the wake of the devastating earthquake that struck Jajarkot and Rukum West on November 3, it is disheartening to hear tales of discrimination and neglect among those affected. As the dust settles and the aftershocks continue to rattle the very foundation of these communities, the cry for relief grows louder, particularly from those residing in rented rooms who feel abandoned in their time of need.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Gorkha Brewery has donated Rs 10 million to the Government of Nepal for the rehabilitation of the recent earthquake victims.

KATHMANDU: Surya Nepal Pvt Ltd has provided Rs 14 million to the Prime Minister's Disaster Relief Fund under its Corporate Social Responsibility. This amount will be used to assist those affected by the recent earthquake in Jajarkot, Rukum, and nearby areas.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: Save the Children in coordination with government agencies and local partners is on the ground and providing assistance. The organization is delivering essential items, including shelters, blankets and hygiene and baby kits.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: The Rastriya Prajatantra Party (RPP) has decided to provide different kinds of support to earthquake victims. The party made this decision in the office-bearers' meeting chaired by the party's acting chairman Buddhiman Tamang this morning.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: The Armed Police Force (APF) has sent their team with three Disaster Response System container tents and tarpaulin for the earthquake victims.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: The government has made a decision to provide free medical treatment to those injured in the recent earthquake. Minister for Health and Population Mohan Bahadur Basnet said that the decision was taken by a Cabinet meeting today.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: The Koshi Province government has decided to provide Rs 10 million for the relief and rehabilitation of the earthquake victims of Jajarkot and Rukum West.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: Nepali Congress (NC) will provide Rs 5 million to the Government of Nepal for the rescue, relief and rehabilitation of the earthquake victims.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: The Sudurpaschim Province government has pledged a financial aid of Rs 10 million for the relief of the earthquake victims in Jajarkot.

Think beyond grants

January 27, 2019 01:30 am

A blanket approach of distributing Rs 300,000 each to all earthquake victims can’t be considered as mission accomplished

KATHMANDU, Nov 23: Although there are credible reports that a huge number of earthquake victims have either not built their new homes or received the housing grant provided by the government from more than one place, none of these quake victims have refunded the grant, snubbing a public notice by the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) to do so.

OKHALDHUNGA, Oct 27: Lamenting that they have been deprived of government-provided grants, 650 earthquake victims in Okhaldhunga have filed complaint against the National Reconstruction Authority (NRA).

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) has unveiled unified working procedure related to interest subsidy for concessional loans, paving the way for unemployed educated youths, returnee migrant workers, women entrepreneurs, Dalits and earthquake victims, among other targeted groups, to borrow money from bank and financial institutions at cheaper interest rates.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, Sept 8: Over 6,500 earthquake victims have yet to start rebuilding their quake-destroyed houses in Sindhupalchwok district due to procedural delays by the government.