BALEWA, JUNE 23
Thirty thousand people are estimated to be affected by landslides in Baglung district this year.
Similarly, 28 local administrative wards are at high risk while 24 wards are at medium risk and eight wards are at low risk.
The population at risk has been determined by estimating the different degrees of landslide risk faced by them, the District Disaster Management Committee said.
The Committee also prepared the 'Monsoon Emergency Action Plan- 2021' with the beginning of monsoon.
According to the Action Plan, most parts of Baglung would be affected by landslides this year.
Around 3,400 to 4,000 houses will likely suffer damages due to the landslides and mudslides in the district, claimed the action plan.
The action plan further claimed that as many as 20 community school buildings are also likely to be affected by disasters in the district.
The action plan has been prepared for facilitating post-monsoon disaster response, rehabilitation and relief work.
According to Chief District Officer Shiva Kumar Karki, disaster management related works are being carried out at all levels. He said that the committee has also directed all stakeholders at local units to be prepared in disaster risk reduction, management and mitigation, taking the Action Plan as the guideline.