KATHMANDU: The task-force formed to monitor and facilitate the relief activities in flood-affected mid and far western Nepal held its meeting to review its work and resolve the existing problems witnessed in the field, on Friday.
Secretary at the Office of the Prime Minister and Council of Ministers Krishna Hari Baskota presided over the meeting taken part by secretaries of different ministries.
Also the task-force co-ordinator, Baskota told the authorities to launch the relief and rehabilitation activities at the earliest as per the decisions made by the Cabinet and task-force.
In the meeting, he informed that five kilometre-long diversion will be constructed to connect Darchula with roads within 15 days, construction of embankment has been started, and Jumla is likely to be connected with the roads again today itself.
Likewise, he briefed that medicines and water have been sent to the affected areas.
The task-force formed by the Central Natural Disasters Rescue Committee consists of secretaries from various ministries including Home Affairs, Urban Development, Physical Planning and Transportation, Health and Population, Finance and the National Planning Commission.