Help for flood survivors to construct houses

Ratnanagar, October 29

The flood survivors of Bharatpur Metropolis Wards 27 and 28 in west Chitwan have received Rs 400,000 from Japan for construction of houses.

Chitwan Society Japan handed over the assistance amount to flood affected families at a programme yesterday. The amount was collected from Nepali people residing in Japan. The assistance programme was coordinated by Chitwan Youth Group International Coordination Committee.

On the occasion, Deputy Mayor of Bharatpur Metropolis Parbati Shah extended thanks to the generous Nepali people in Japan who provided the support.

International Coordination Committee Nepal Chairperson Mukti Prasad Adhikari said the first-phase support of Rs 400,000 will be channelised for construction of houses for flood survivors and the next round of support collected from other countries will be handed to the flood affected people of Madi in south Chitwan.

The floods that occurred last July-August had caused great loss to the people of Bharatpur metropolis.