KATHMANDU, March 25: The Ministry of Finance is managing funds necessary for the reconstruction of school buildings that were destroyed in the Jajarkot earthquake.

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.

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

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.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: The government is going to start a TCV vaccination campaign against measles-rubella and typhoid in earthquake-affected Jajarkot and Rukum West.

As winter tightens its grip on the earthquake-affected regions of Jajarkot and Rukum West in Karnali Province, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sounded a critical alarm, urging the provincial government to take immediate action to safeguard the lives of those grappling with the bitter cold.

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.

Every morning, as I open the newspaper, I am confronted with a grim reality – a litany of death reports from Jajarkot, where people are succumbing to the harsh reality of inadequate shelter and sanitation—basic needs enshrined in our constitution. The situation is exacerbated by the looming threat of pneumonia, especially alarming during the winter months.

KATHMANDU, Dec 1: The government has estimated a cost Rs 5 billion to build temporary housing for the earthquake victims of Jajarkot and Rukum West districts.

Child dies of cold in Jajarkot

November 30, 2023 13:17 pm

JAJARKOT, Nov 30: A child died of the chilling cold in Kushe Rural Municipality in Jajarkot district on Wednesday.

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.

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 20: Locals have intensified preparations to construct temporary structures in the Jajarkot earthquake-ravaged schools to resume educational activities.

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.

JAJARKOT, Nov 17: Two elderly persons died from cold in Jajarkot district.

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: 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: 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.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: The Prime Minister and ministers have decided to donate one month's salary to the earthquake-affected victims in Jajarkot and Rukum West.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: Film artists and producers have extended cash assistance to the earthquake survivors of Jajarkot and Rukum West.

KATHMANDU, Nov 9: The Ministry of Urban Development has sent a team of engineers to conduct a detailed study of the geological conditions and reconstruction of earthquake-affected Jajarkot and West Rukum.

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.

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 8: The political parties of Koshi provincial assembly have decided to provide financial support to the quake survivors of Jajarkot.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: The CPN-UML is preparing to provide relief materials to the earthquake victims in Jajarkot and Rukum (West).

JAJARKOT, Nov 8: A road in the district headquarters of Jajarkot is dotted with green tarpaulin tents. These makeshift tents put up by the Armed Police Force (APF) have been providing shelter to the locals who are living under the open sky after their homes were damaged by the earthquake on November 3.

SURKHET, Nov 7: Earthquake survivors in Jajarkot have appealed to President Ram Chandra Paudel for medical treatment, food, and shelter for the injured.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: Jajarkot has experienced 444 aftershocks till 11:30 AM today. According to the National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Center, following the 6.4 Richter scale earthquake on Friday, aftershocks are continuously occurring in the area.

KATHMANDU, Nov 7: President Ram Chandra Paudel has reached Jajarkot, an earthquake-affected area, by riding a helicopter of the Nepali Army.

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

Kathmandu, Nov 7: President Ram Chandra Paudel is leaving for earthquake hit districts, Jajarkot and Rukum West, today.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: The Industry and Commerce, and Labour and Consumer Interest Committee under the House of Representatives has directed the government to make arrangements for easy availability of daily essentials and medicines in the earthquake-ravaged areas of Jajarkot and Rukum West.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: The recent earthquake in Jajarkot has left hundreds of families homeless, and while the government has pledged support, doubts remain about the rehabilitation process.

KATHMANDU, Nov 6: Around 382 aftershocks have been recorded in Jajarkot's Ramidanda till 10AM on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Purna Bahadur Khadka has paid tribute to those who lost their lives in the recent earthquake in Jajarkot, including Sarita Singh, deputy mayor of Nalgad Municipality, Jajarkot.

BANKE, Nov 5: Six more earthquake survivors from Jajarkot and Rukum West were brought to the Nepalgunj-based Bheri Hospital in Banke.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: Under the leadership of Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister Narayan Kaji Shrestha, a team of ministers and MPs is going to Jajarkot and Rukum West, two districts most affected by earthquake, to inquire about the rescue, relief and treatment conditions of the earthquake victims.

BIRENDRANAGAR, Nov 5: The construction of temporary housing has started in Jajarkot, which was hit by an earthquake Friday night. With the help of security personnel, a temporary residence has been built in Khalanga, Jajarkot.

Jajarkot, Nov 5: The National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Center reported that 311 aftershocks occurred in Jajarkot till 10:35 AM on Sunday.

BHERIGANGA (Surkhet), Nov 5: The government has said that the work of search and rescue of those affected by the Jajarkot earthquake has reached its final stage.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: The work of collecting data on the damage caused by the earthquake in Jajarkot is starting today. The District Administration Office is going to start the work of data collection on the damage caused by the 6.4 magnitude earthquake with its epicenter at Ramidanda of Barekot on Friday night.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: Minister for Communications and Information Technology Rekha Sharma on Saturday urged media persons to understand the importance and sensitivity of the information dissemination during the time of disasters.

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: Relief distribution work is starting from today in the earthquake-affected Jajarkot.

Seismological team in Jajarkot

November 5, 2023 08:36 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 5: A team of seismological experts at National Earthquake Monitoring and Research Center, Lainchaur has reached Jajarkot to carry out further study and research on the earthquake that occurred on Friday night. The team is led by Senior Seismologist Dr Lokvijaya Adhikari.