Jhapa migrants to build houses for flood survivors

DAMAK: People in Jhapa district currently residing abroad have planned to build 10 houses for flood affected households at Sarangpada of Kamal Rural Municipality-1 in the district.

It has been learned that the amount collected from International Jhapali Society (IJS) would be used to construct 10 houses.

The IJS has also prepared a project to construct the houses at the estimated of Rs 4.5 million. The Society's senior vice chair Chhatra Subba said that 10 houses would be constructed for the poor families in the settlement within six months.

Subba said the houses would be constructed in close coordination with the Kamal Rural Municipality.

According to Subba, the houses would have the structure of concrete and roofing of zinc sheets, and each house would cost Rs 350,000. Hong Kong-Jhapa Forum has promised to bear the costs incurred for constructing