•      Fri Dec 1 2023

Rukum West receives 2,632 tents for earthquake survivors

Children taking shelter in the tents in Jajarkot. (Photo: RSS)

Rukum, Nov 12: The November 3 earthquake-stricken Rukum West received a shipment of 2,632 tents on Saturday. Assistant Chief District Officer of Rukum West, Prabesh Badhuwal, confirmed this.

As he said, the government has issued directives stressing on the prioritization of temporary shelter management for the survivors.

The District Disaster Management Committee has been asked to promptly gear up for the reconstruction of the damaged houses. As of now, the immediate need for food in the affected areas has been addressed.

The Committee is coordinating the dispatchment of emergency assistance based on the specific needs of the affected areas, it is said. RSS