Tag: Nepaldisasters

Nepal floods: NRNs set up relief fund, Ghales to contribute Rs 10 million

Kathmandu, August 13 NRNA  has decided to establish a fund to provide relief to the kin of dozens of people who lost their lives during the monsoon floods and landslides and assistance to thousands of people displaced by the calamities. An emergency meeting of the Non-Resident Nepali Association’s International Coordination Council on Sunday morning decided […]

Three of a family perish in Surkhet landslide

Surkhet, August 13 Three people of a family have been buried to death in Surkhet at around midnight on Saturday. According to officials, the incident took place at Sundarkhola village in Gurvakot Municpality-6, east of district headquarters Birendranagar. Police said the deceased are: Guman Singh Budha (83), and his grandsons 14-year-old Bikram Budha and 12-year-old […]

Rapti floods more than 100 hotels in Sauraha

Chitwan, August 13 The Budhi Rapti has entered the tourist town of Sauraha in Nepal’s southern Chitwan district, almost all hotels in the area have been inundated. Regional hotel association Sauraha’s president Suman Ghimire said the rain which started on Friday, has inundated pubs, restaurant and hotels on the banks of the river. He said […]

Nepal flood and landslide: Death toll rises to 30

Kathmandu, August 13 At least 30 people have lost their lives and thousands displaced in different parts of Nepal as incessant rain that began on Friday continues on Sunday. According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, seven people have died in Sunsari, four in Jhapa, three in Morang, one each in Bara, Sarlahi and Dang […]

18,000 earthquake-hit families of Bhaktapur getting first installment of relief package today

Kathmandu, January 22 The government is distributing the first installment of the quake relief package to the quake victims of Bhaktapur from Sunday. There are around 26,000 quake-displaced families in the district. Bhishma Kumar Bhusal, assistant spokesperson for the National Reconstruction Authority, told Onlinekhabar that they are preparing to provide the first installment of the quake grants […]

Pilgrims headed for Mustang stranded due to landslides

Babiyachaur, July 3 Incessant rainfall and resulting landslides have brought vehicular movement to a halt in parts of Myagdi district. Due to the monsoon havoc, roads joining district headquarters Beni with rural areas have shut. Devendra Poudel, office chief of Myagdi jeep and bus operators’ committee, said vehicular movement has come to a halt along […]