Commission Urges for Humanitarian Support

  August 13, 2017 By: INSEC

The National Human Rights Commission has shown its serious attention on a situation created in various parts of the nation due to the flood after the incessant rainfall over the past four days.

The commission quoting the source of Home Ministry said that 64 people have lost their lives, 44 are injured, 36 are unaccountable, 19,000 families displaced, 728 houses completely destroyed and more than 2153 houses are damaged due to the flood in different parts of the nation.

The meeting held in chairmanship of NHRC chairperson Anup Raj Sharma  has urged Nepal Government, security body, National and International organizations, involved in disaster management and humanitarian support, to take an effective step immediately in rescuing and providing relief to the victims. The commission has also urged the government and concerned body manage temporary health camps and immediate relief to children, post natal women, elderly and disabled persons.


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