PM Deuba inspects flood-hit districts and distributes relief materials to victims

Posted on: August 18, 2017 | views: 141

Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has inspected flood-hit areas of three districts of mid-western and far-western region.

 PM Deuba held interaction with people displaced by the floods of Kamaiyadanda of Rapti Sunari of Banke, Kotiya village of Bardiya and Tikapur of Kailai and distributed relief materials. 

Similarly, the Prime Minister handed over a cheque of Rs 600,000 and relief materials to Kamilal Tharu of Kamaiyadanda, who lost his three daughters in the flood. He also announced to provide compensation to those losing lives and properties in flood. 

Prime Minister Deuba also said,  preliminary amount has been allocated for temporary settlement for the time being and it will be dispatched very soon.

Saying the government has made arrangement for free medical treatment to the injured, he said that the government will introduce a new programme for the immediate and long-term solution for floods. 

Prime Minister Deuba directed regional administrators and chief district officers of mid-western and far-western regions to carry out rescue, relief and compensation distribution in an effective manner. 

He asked them to come up with programmes keeping the health of the flood survivors in mind.

Meanwhile, the Home Ministry has appealed all concerned people and associations to coordinate with the local government authorities while providing relief materials .Issuing a press release on Thursday, the Home Ministry has appealed everyone to provide assistance to the flood survivors by collaborating with the local government, district natural disaster rescue committee, central natural disaster rescue committee and Prime Minister's Disaster Relief and Rescue Fund. According to the Ministry, in the local levels without elected representatives, the common mechanism should be contacted for the relief distribution.The Ministry expressed commitment that it is effortful to ensure just and proportional distribution of the relief materials provided by the donors.