KATHMANDU, Sept 11: Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies Dilendra Prasad Badu has expressed commitment to immediately introduce a relief and rescue package for landslide survivors in Darchula.

KATHMANDU, August 10: National Assembly members from the CPN-UML have demanded that the government provide immediate relief to flood and landslide victims.

KATHMANDU, August 5: In its attempts to reduce human-animal conflict, the Langtang National Park has distributed Rs 3.6 million in relief to the local communities in Rasuwa district.

TANAHUN, March 7: Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN-UML have asked the government to ensure relief to the families affected by a huge fire that broke out in Damauli of Tanahun district on Sunday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Home Minister Bal Krishna Khand has directed the officials concerned to provide relief to the families of the three people who died due to strong winds in the Terai and the people affected by the snowfall in the high hilly and mountainous districts.

JAJARKOT, Jan 26: The District Administration Office, Jajarkot has distributed a relief amount of Rs 100,000 each to the families losing their members(s) due to the coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15: Nepal is set to ship relief materials to Afghanistan via Himalaya Airlines. The plane will leave for Kabul on Sunday from Kathmandu.

GANDAKI, Dec 3: Rs 50,000 will be provided as relief to the families of the patients in Bardaghat-Susta East of Nawalparasi who died of COVID-19 through the program of Health Directorate under the Ministry of Health and Population of Gandaki Province Government.

KATHMANDU, Dec 2: Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) has decided to provide relief to 3,000 tourism workers affected by COVID-19.

BAITADI, Oct 26: Shivnath Rural Municipality has distributed relief to the families of those killed in the landslide. Chairman Karna Singh Saund said that cash relief has been distributed to the families of those who died in a landslide on October 19.

MUGU, Oct 23: The Karnali Province Disaster Management Council has extended condolences to the families of those killed in a bus accident in Mugu on October 12 and has decided to provide relief of Rs 100,000 to the families of the deceased. A meeting chaired by Chief Minister Mahendra Bahadur Shahi on Friday decided to provide relief to the families of the victims.

KANCHANPUR, Oct 21: The Shuklaphanta National Park will provide relief to the families of 55-year-old Dhwaj Bahadur Karki and 45-year-old Mathura Karki of Shuklaphanta Municipality-12 Dilashani Tol who lost their lives in elephant attacks. The families of the deceased will be provided a relief amount of Rs 1 million each.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: The government has announced to provide Rs 200,000 as immediate relief to the family of those killed due to flood and landslide in the past few days. An emergency meeting of the cabinet held on Wednesday afternoon made a decision to this effect.

KATHMANDU, July 10: The Hyolmo Society of America (HSA), in collaboration with youths from Helambu, has extended financial support to the victims of the Yangri-Larke landslide and flood.

KATHMANDU, June 25: Local youths from Melamchi Ghyang, Dhusum and Tembathang, in collaboration with the Hyolmo Society of America (HSA), distributed relief materials and cash to flood and landslide victims of Timbu and Haldey of Helambu Rural Municipality- 1 on Friday.

PORTUGAL, Jan 25: A second phase relief is being distributed to a few coronavirus-battered Nepali community people in Portugal.

The singer Pink had tested positive for COVID-19, she said Friday, also announcing that she is donating $500,000 each to two emergency funds.

KATHMANDU, August 8: Lawmakers have drawn the attention of the government towards providing decent relief and rehabilitation for survivors of flooding and landslides while criticizing the government's relief and rehabilitation efforts as unsatisfactory.

GULMI, July 30: After a week of landslides rendering them homeless, nearly 400 families of Thulo Lumpek, Gulmi have received relief. According to Gulmi Chief District Officer (CDO) Yadunath Poudel, medicines and food items were distributed to the victims on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 21: Constraint of resources and lack of planning continue to hit the rescue, relief and rehabilitation works as the provincial governments fail to bring measures to cope up with the rising disasters.

RAJBIRAJ, July 18: A jumbo team of sitting and former ministers on Wednesday visited the flood-hit areas of Saptari to take stock of the relief work.

JANAKPUR, July 16: Following the havoc wreaked by the recent floods in eight districts of Province 2, some political party leaders have visited the incident sites to take stock of the situation and distribute relief to the victims. However, most of the leaders are still to reach out to the victims.

KASKI, July 15: The Gandaki state government has provided relief support to the farmers of Mustang, who lost their cattle due to heavy snowfall and subsequent cold last winter.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Chairman of National Assembly (Upper House) Ganesh Timilsina has expressed sorrow over the loss of lives and property caused by natural disasters in various parts of the country.

KATHMANDU, July 14: Government has urged all concerned departments and bureau to engage in rescue and relief operation in the flood and landslide-hit areas across the country.

5 fun things

July 5, 2019 08:08 am

As much as we would like to, it’s not possible to take mini-vacations every weekend. But there are some really fun things that you can do to ensure you are ready to tackle work with a newfound zeal that comes after a holiday. Here are The Week’s top five picks.

Randeep Hooda who has always managed to stay away from the limelight and travel extra miles to help the needy, recently joined a team of volunteers to help people who are struggling with drought in a village near Nashik in Maharashtra.

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.

Oprah Winfrey is donating $2 million to help rebuild Puerto Rico and support arts and cultural programs after the devastating 2017 hurricane.

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.