Quake-hit Chepangs get warm clothes

GORKHA: The earthquake survivors of Chepang community in Gorkha district have been provided with warm clothes on Thursday.

The Good Service Neighbour Association, Pokhara, distributed the warm clothes to 250 households of Makaisinght, 166 of Tanglichowk, 100 of Gyalchowk and 225 of Bhumlichowk VDCs of Chepang community with coordination of the District Natural Disaster Rescue Committee.

Programme Coordinator of the Association, Bijay Shrestha said that each household was given two pieces of blanket, three caps, two shawls and a jacket.

The members of the Chepang community are living in the huts as the Gorkha Earthquake destroyed their houses built by the government under the Human Settlement Programme’.