* 112 families displaced by landslide in Dolkha, Nepal [The Himalayan]
Added At: 2012-08-22 8:20 PM, Last Updated At: 2012-08-22 8:20 PM
DOLKHA: As many as 112 families have been displaced due to landslides that took place in Dolkha district between mid July to mid August this year.
Majority of the displaced families are from Bhirkot VDC. As many as 24 families have been completely displaced while others have been affected partially as a result of landslides.
Similarly, landslides completely displaced six families in Bhimeshwor Municipality and 10 other families have been partially affected.
The landslides also damaged houses in Jafe, Namdu, Mirge, Babare, Sahare, Suspakshamawati, Dandakharka, Chyama, Pawati and Laduk VDCs, according to Nepal Red Cross Society.
Harka Bahadur Shrestha, President of NRCS, Dolkha, said the NRCS had distributed clothing, utensils, and tent worth Rs. 6,500 per family as immediate relief to the landslide victims.
The landslide completely displaced 49 families and left partial damages in the houses of 63 families in Dolakha, added Shrestha.
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