PM Deuba announces aid to victims of natural disasters – myRepublica


SURKHET, October 21: Prime Minister Sher Bahadur has said relief will be sent to victims of floods and landslides caused by the relentless rains. At a Cabinet meeting earlier Wednesday, Prime Minister Deuba agreed to provide aid of Rs 200,000 each to the families of those who have died in natural disasters. He also said that a relief package will be distributed to people who have lost their property due to the disasters.

“The relentless rains caused by climate change have greatly affected life and property,” said Deuba. Speaking to media staff at Surkhet Airport on Thursday, Prime Minister Deuba, who was carrying out an on-site inspection of damage caused by floods and landslides in Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces, said the families of victims of the natural disaster will receive relief. . “We will provide further relief after estimating the overall damage,” he said. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Deuba said repair work on damaged physical infrastructure will start soon.

Stating that the relentless rains have severely damaged crops, Prime Minister Deuba said relief will be given to farmers after estimating the overall damage. During his inspection in Surkhet, Prime Minister Deuba was briefed on the situation by the Chief Minister of Karmali Province, Mahendra Bahadur Shahi.

In addition, Prime Minister Deuba said he will speak about the challenges Nepal faces due to climate change at the United Nations International Conference on Climate Change, to be held in November.


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