•      Wed Dec 6 2023

Third tranche of Indian relief aid arrived in Nepal

Indian aid for the Jajarkot earthquake victims, 2023. (Indian Embassy)

Kathmandu, Nov 21: The Indian Embassy in Kathmandu informed that the fourth tranche of earthquake relief support of essential medical supplies arrived Nepal on Monday and was handed over to the Government of Nepal.

The support comprising vital medicines and equipment is based on the requirement shared by the Nepal Medical Association. Till now India has provided over 34 tonnes of emergency relief materials for the affected families in Nepal following the earthquake witnessed by Jajarkot and surrounding areas on 03 November 2023, the Embassy said.

In a statement the Embassy said, “India’s humanitarian response to the Jajarkot earthquake affirms its commitment to support Nepal under the Neighbourhood First Policy. India will continue to support the relief efforts in Nepal based on the assessment and priorities outlined by the Government of Nepal.”