Baitadi, Aug 25
Relief distribution was made to the landslide victim families in Dilashaini rural municipality.
Relief and compensation was provided to Aiete Bohora of Dilashaini-4, Balalli who lost his family members to the landslide. Aite’s 40-year-old wife, Pashupati, and 12-year-old son, Rikesh, died when the landslide occurred from above their house on 6 August night.
The landslide had completely damaged the house. The District Disaster Management Committee handed relief amount of Rs 400,000 to the survivor family. Baitadi’s Assistant Chief District Officer Lokendra Singh Negi shared the relief amount was provided to the victim family through the disaster management fund.
“There is a provision to provide relief amount of Rs 200,000 in case of a fatality of a member in the disaster and double the amount in case of the deaths of two members”. The collection of landslide-incurred loss is also taking place in other local levels of the district. After the assessment of loss, the local disaster management committee would provide compensation and relief to the indigent people, said Chief District Officer of Baitadi Mohan Raj Joshi.
Meanwhile, relief materials were distributed to four landslide victim families in Surnaya rural municipality of Baitadi. Landslide victims including Bir Bahadur Madai, Dinesh Madai, Ram Bahadur Madai and Dharma Madai were provided with relief aid, shared rural municipality vice-chair Leela Bista.
The relief assistance received with the support from Nepal Red Cross Society Baitadi chapter was distributed to the survivors.