NC urges for effective relief and rescue of landslide and flood victims

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Kathmandu: The Nepali Congress has urged the government to forward effective rescue and relief of the landslide victims immediately. The party also asked the government to save the life of landslide and flood victims.

Issuing a press release today, the NC asked the government to make arrangement of food, clothes, utensils and temporary shelter for the victim families in this sensitive hour of natural disaster.

The NC extended tribute to those, who lost their lives in flood and landslide, and expressed condolence towards the bereaved families. Similarly, the party also wished for speedy recovery of those injured in incidents of natural disaster.

The press release also drew the government’s attention towards reconstruction of physical infrastructures like –roads, schools and bridges, damaged by the landslide and flood.

The landslide, flood and inundation following the incessant rainfall since past few days across the country have also destroyed a huge amount of property.

Around 20 people of Kailali, Banke, Sindhuli, Rolpa, Chitwan, Parsa, Mahottari, and Sunsari districts lost their lives in the incidents of natural disaster.

Chief Secretary at the NC Central Office, Krishna Prasad Poudel, through the press release expressed sorrow over the incidents of inundation of thousands of hectares of fertile land as well as obstruction of transport service due to landside and flood.

The NC also directed its sister organisations, well wishers and cadres to make arrangement of rescue, relief and accommodation for the landslide and flood victims as well as to involve in relocating the people of disaster-risk areas to safer places.