Nepal | July 20, 2019

Rehabilitation of 309 quake victims pending

Himalayan News Service

Chitwan, August 24

As many as 309 quake victims among a total of 416 are still staying under makeshift tents in Chitwan.

Temporary houses constructed by donors have been handed over to more than 100 households of the district.

According to Local Development Officer Bharat Mani Pandey, temporary houses for the remaining families are under construction. He said that 29 families of Darechowk, 127 of Kuhelghari, 43 of Shaktikhor, 81 of Kabilas, and 29 of Kaule VDCs have been living under makeshifts tents.

“We will shift them after the completion of construction work,” he said, adding, “ The huts are being constructed on leased public, private land as well as the victims’ own safe land.”

Earlier, 30 households of Dhushaha, Darechowk, were relocated to Pipaldanda of the district.

Similarly, 12 households of Lothar VDC have been shifted to Gunni of the same VDC.

LDO Pandey added that four households of Bakarang and six of Tapang have been shifted to open spaces. As many as 24 households of Kauli Guchhibang were shifted to Shaktikhor while 10 of Cheurang, and 15 of Jinlang were shifted to the open space of the local Rastriya Primary School.

A version of this article appears in print on August 25, 2015 of The Himalayan Times.

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