DHADING, May 20: The family members of a child, who died after falling into a pit dug up by a cement factory in Benighat Rorang Municipality-2, received the dead body after being assured of Rs 1 million in relief and a job for a family member.

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KATHMANDU, April 5: 28 people lost their lives while other 700 injured after a massive storm struck Bara and Parsa districts on March 31.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Consulate General of India in Birgunj has distributed tarpaulins in the storm-affected areas of Bara district on Wednesday.

BIRGUNJ, April 2: President of main opposition Nepali Congress Sher Bahadur Deuba met the injured people from Sunday's massive storm in Bara and Parsa, who have been undergoing treatment at Narayani Sub-regional Hospital in Parsa.

KATHMANDU, April 2: As Bara and Parsa begin the long and difficult task of recovery after the massive storm hit several villages on Sunday night, here are 10 important updates on Bara-parsa tragedy.

KATHMANDU, April 2: Pledges of help are pouring in for the hundreds of storm-displaced in Bara and Parsa districts.

KATHMANDU, April 1: Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba has urged the government to make immediate arrangement of rescue and treatment of the injured and relief and compensation to the families of those who died in the rainstorm in Bara and Parsa on Sunday evening.

KATHMANDU, April 1: Six persons who were seriously injured in the massive storm in Bara district were airlifted to Kathmandu on a Nepal Army sky truck for further treatment.

JANAKPURDHAM, April 1: An emergency meeting of the Province 2 government has decided to provide Rs 3 00,000 to the families of those killed in massive storm that struck several villages in Bara and Parsa district.

CHITWAN, Jan 2:  Govinda Chepang of Madi Rural Municipality-9 often encountered wild animals on his way to school which is a three-hour walk from his home. He was forced to go to the same school as there were no secondary school nearby.

Relief pour in for Kalikot fire victims

December 29, 2018 08:27 am

KALIKOT, Dec 29: Days after a massive fire blazed their shelter rendering them homeless, the fire victims of Khadagaun in Kalikot district are spending their days waiting for relief.

DAMAULI, Nov 17: The family of four-year-old Ranjita Lamsal, who died in an attack by a cheetah, has received financial support from local authorities.

RAJBIRAJ, Sept 6:  The provincial government of Province 2 has provided Rs 300,000 in relief to an injured of the third Madhes movement. The provincial Minister for Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives Shailendra Prasad Sah handed over the amount to Shrawan Kumar Jha, who lost his right leg in the movement.

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: The government has decided to provide relief amount of Rs one million to the family of Nirmala Panta and Sunny Khuna.

SURKHET, Aug 6: Parliamentarians of Karnali Province have demanded relief and free treatment for those killed and injured by the landslide of Khalanga on Sunday morning.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Following widespread criticisms from the public over the decision to charge 13 percent telecommunication service charge (TSC) on internet service, a committee formed by the government to review the decision has decided not to increase cost for Internet users.

KATHMANDU, July 27: Following widespread criticisms from the public over the decision to charge 13 percent telecommunication service charge (TSC) on internet service, a committee formed by the government to review the decision has decided not to increase cost for Internet users.

PARSA, July 22: Those injured in the Madhes movement have accused Province 2 government of discrimination in handing out relief to the movement's victims.

KATHMANDU, July 9: The government has decided to provide Rs 500,000 cash as relief to the families of those killed in the Upper Mustang tipper accident.

KATHMANDU, July 3: The Nepali Congress has urged the government to forward effective rescue and relief of the landslide victims immediately. The party also asked the government to save the life of landslide and flood victims.

NUWAKOT, June 28: The District Administration Office, Nuwakot continues distribution of relief amount to those abducted and displaced during the Maoist decade long insurgency. Each person who was abducted and kept in confinement for more than 30 days during the rebel is entitled to Rs 25,000 in relief.

SURKHET, June 5: Four years ago, Sita Rokka's family of five got displaced by the massive flood originated from the Itram River. In the name of assets, all they had was a house built on 11-dhur land which got swept away. Her husband worked as a laborer to make their ends meet.

MAHOTTARI, June 2: Survivors of the deadly flooding in Mahottari district last year have received relief assistance.

DHADING, Jun 1: Families of the bus accident victims in Gajuri rural municipality have not received relief packages yet.

KATHMANDU, March 27: NEPSE saw positive growth on Tuesday as the market was up by 39.16 points. The only stock market of the country, crashed on Monday as the benchmark index plunged 51.89 points, or 4.25 percent, on a single day to close at 1,168.55 points.

KATHMANDU, March 22: With 90 faculty members of Kathmandu Engineering College (KEC), Kalimati, The Art of Living Nepal Foundation on Tuesday successfully conducted a corporate program ‘I Excel, I Integrate-Excellence at Workplace’ (Tier II) at the college premises.

RAJBIRAJ, Feb 4: As many as 900 flood-affected families have been provided with various relief materials at Sakarpura of Tilathi Koiladi rural municipality in Saptari distric on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 18: Samim Miyan Ansari,  a central advisory committee member of UML's Nepal Millat Council Center, distributed blankets and warm clothes to over 1,000 households affected by the recent cold wave in four districts of Province 2.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: The government has decided to distribute relief materials worth Rs 22.2 million to the general public affected by the cold weather in 22 districts of the tarai region.

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: The government has decided to distribute relief materials worth Rs 20.22 million to the general public affected by the cold weather in 22 districts of the tarai region.

Relief aid to fire victims in Halesi

January 6, 2018 08:03 am

KHOTANG, Jan 6: Buddhists distributed relief aid of Rs 5,000 with 50-kg rice each to fire victims in Halesi on Friday.

NUWAKOT, Jan 2: The relief goods including food grain and other food stuff brought here to be distributed to the earthquake survivors have been destroyed as they have become useless.

MAHOTTARi, Dec 30: Relief materials worth one million rupees were distributed to members of the Musahar community in Maharwa of Gaushala municipality-7.

KOHALPUR, Dec 29: Even five months after after they were hit by devastating floods in the Rapti River and Daduwa stream, the flood victims of Daduwa Rural Municipality are yet to be provided any relief by the government.

NUWAKOT, Dec 28: Huge amount of relief materials meant for the earthquake victims remained stored in a warehouse in Bidur while the victims were left high and dry for over two years.

KOHALPUR, Dec 27: Even five months after hitting hard by the devastating floods in the Rapti River and Daduwa stream, the flood victims of Daduwa Rural Municipality are yet to be provided relief.

NUWAKOT, Dec 26: Nearly 32 months after the deadly Gorkha earthquake, the District Disaster Rescue Committee, Nuwakot has just started to manage the relief materials received to distribute to the earthquake affected communities.

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, Nov 5: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) had handed over relief materials to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) for distribution to the flood victims in the eastern and central tarai plains in mid-August. But those relief materials have not been distributed yet.

LOS ANGELES, Oct 8: ‘Hamilton’ musical creator Lin-Manuel Miranda on Friday released a new song for hurricane relief charity efforts in Puerto Rico featuring many of the music industry’s biggest Latin stars.

Rs 98.5m EU relief for flood victims

October 4, 2017 07:18 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 4: The European Union has announced to provide Rs 98.5 million (€800 000) in emergency relief funding to assist the most affected populations.

PUERTO RICO, Sept 29: The Trump administration declared Thursday that its relief efforts in Puerto Rico are succeeding, but people on the island said help was scarce and disorganized while food supplies dwindled in some remote towns eight days after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory of 3.4 million people.

KATHMANDU, Sept 13: The government has registered the Disaster Management Bill at the parliament secretariat, proposing punishment for those misusing relief goods, hiking the prices of necessary goods, spreading terror, and obstructing relief distribution.

RAUTAHAT, Sept 9: The family members of the four girls drowned in an open pit dug up for road construction a month ago in Rautahat have complained that they have not been provided any relief promised by government officials.

Victims' families still awaiting relief

September 7, 2017 05:00 am

RAUTAHAT, September 7: Family members of the four girls who lost their lives after drowning in an open pit dug up for road construction in Rautahat lament that they still have not been provided the relief assured by the government.

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ITAHARI, August 30: The families of eight persons killed in the recent flooding in Itahari have received the relief amount. Each of the deceased's family received Rs 200,000.

KATHMANDU, August 29: Child Development Program Nepal, Korea Food for Hungry International (KFHI), Rose Club International Ltd and JCI Godawari Nepal have distributed relief to flood survivors of Sunsari.

KATHMANDU, August 29: The Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI) has distributed a family relief package to 1020 flood-affected families in eight districts.