PM Deuba visits flood-hit Banke, distributes relief

Posted on: August 17, 2017 | views: 132

Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has visited Banke to take stock of flood-hit areas in the Tarai districts of mid-western Nepal. 

He inspected the flood- affected areas and provided cash assistance to the bereaved father Kamilal Tharu of Lalpur, Rapti-Sonari Rural Municipality-4 who had lost his three daughters to the disaster on August 13. 

PM Deuba handed a cheque of Rs 600,000 to Tharu, father of victim children- 12-year-old Anju, nine-year-old Sarita and seven-year-old Susmita. 

Likewise, the PM provided a relief package including edible oil, noodles, beaten rice, salt packet, mineral water and tents to the flood affected locals. 

Speaking in the programme, he directed the authorities concerned to leave no stone unturned while carrying out rescue and relief operations. He further urged all to support the victims in the adverse situation they are facing. He added that the government is committed to reaching to the disaster survivors with relief as soon as possible.

Similarly, Prime Minister Deuba tmade on-site visits to various flood-hit areas in Bardiya district today.

Talking to the flood-displaced people at Golpark in Gulariya Municipality-8, PM Deuba pledged the earliest distribution of relief package to the flood-survivors. 

He reaffirmed government's commitment to provide healthcare services, food, shelter and clothes to those left at lurch in the wake of the disasters.

More than 1,000 people have been displaced by floods in the district and they have been residing in the temporary shelters set up in 41 schools.