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The team deployed from the district headquarters to recognise the quake victims and distribute relief visiting door to door in the district is facing difficulties to do so due to the continuous rainfall.

SANKHUWASABHA: The relief distribution to quake victims in Sankhuwasabha district was affected following the incessant rainfall.



The team deployed from the district headquarters to recognise the quake victims and distribute relief visiting door to door in the district is facing difficulties to do so due to the continuous rainfall.


The quake victims have not still received the relief though the District Natural Disaster Rescue Committee had deployed various teams immediately after the government's decision to distribute relief to quake victims.


The relief distribution process was delayed as they had to visit door to door to collect information and distribute relief due to the incessant rainfall in the district, said coordinator of VDC Welfare and Rights Protection Forum, Govinda Ghimire.



Meanwhile, the quake victims are forced to pass days in open sky when the relief distribution was delayed, said the quake victims.


One person was killed and around 500 houses were completely damaged due to the earthquake in the district. Around 1,200 houses and 104 schools were partially damaged in the earthquake from which as many as 5,000 people were displaced.

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