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Storm affects 1,502 households in Bara, Parsa

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  • Government has decided to give priority to collection of details

People are seen examining the rubbles at a settlement struck by massive winds accompanied by hailstorms and rain in Pheta area of Pheta Rural Municipality-3, in Bara district, on Monday, April 1, 2019. Photo: Ram Sarraf/THT

Bara, April 2

As many as 1,502 households have been badly affected due to the devastating storm of Sunday night in Bara district.

Nepal Red Cross Society, Bara Chapter made the scale of destruction public today.

Section Officer Udaya Nepal informed that details of the loss were being collected. “Volunteers have been deployed to collect details,” he added. Nepal said that a meeting held today under the chairmanship of Bara’s Chief District Officer Rajesh Poudel and social organisations, entrepreneurs and chiefs of government offices decided to give priority to collection of details. “We have been trying to make the actual details public within one to two days,” he said.

The chief district officer Poudel, who is also coordinator of District Disaster Management Committee, said Nepal Police and Red Cross are collecting details in the local levels. “Necessary relief materials will be managed on the basis of complete, partial and minor damage caused by the Storm,” he said.

Kalaiya, Parwanipur, Prasauni and Pheta among other seven local levels of Bara have been worst hit. Of them, Pheta Rural Municipality was most affected.


A version of this article appears in print on April 03, 2019 of The Himalayan Times.

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