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Financial assistance to Khotang fire victims



Khotang, March 23: The Khotang Disaster Relief Fund has provided relief support to eight fire-affected families in the district. The fund has provided Rs. 10,000 per family.

The recipients include Dhan Bahadur Rai and Indra Bahadur Rai of Jantedhunga Rural Municipality-4, Bhagat Bahadur Rai and Bhim Bahadur Rai of Diktel Rupakot Majhuwagadhi Municipality-12, Gyanmaya Rai and Tek Bahadur Rai of Halesi Tuwachung Municipality-8, Khutprasad Phuyal and Buddhinath Lamsal of Aiselukhark Rural Municipality-6, according to Yugsan Kirat, treasurer of the fund.

Established in the year 2072, the fund has been providing relief support to at the rate of Rs 5,000 per family to the families whose houses have been partially damaged and Rs 10,000 to those whose houses have been completely damaged.

A total of 16 houses and 19 cow sheds have been burnt to ashes in incidents of fire that have taken place in various parts of the district since February 23.

This has led to loss of property worth Rs 16.37 million, said Chief of District Police Office, Khotang, Deputy Superintendent of Police Purushottam Khadka. #nepal


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