Viral fever grips flood survivors in Banke

Posted on: August 17, 2017 | views: 412

An epidemic of viral fever in the flood-hit areas in Banke has further affected the lives of flood survivors. Most people displaced by flooding from Raptisonari, Duduwa, Narainapur and different parts of Khajura Rural Municipality are facing various health problems like fever, diarrhoea and  flu. 


Following this, the District Public Health Office, Banke has send medial teams to the affected sites, said DPHO Chief Khim Bahadur Khadka, while health camps have been set up in eight affected areas. 


Likewise, swollen Rapti River and other various rivers here have affected around 9,500 families in the district. 


Free mobile health camp in flood-hit areas in Siraha

The District Public Health Office (DPHO), Siraha has conducted a three-day free mobile health camp for the flood-survivors in various hardest-hit places across the district.


According to the DPHO, Siraha Chief Dr Chumanlal Das, the medical team from Dhulikhel Hospital targeted Itari Prashahi at Kalyanpur Municipality-3 in the district as there are a huge number of flood-victims in need of medical care.

As many as 248 flood-survivors from the locality were benefited from the medical examinations conducted from August 14-16.