(As of Wednesday (7.30 A.M.), 7th August 2002)

Disaster Situation

(1) Type of Disaster: Landslide and Flood.

(2) Period: 13th, 21st and, 22nd July 2002.

(3) Where: 46 districts are mostly affected.

(4) Total Death: 332

(5) Injured: 255

(6) Missing: 53

(7) Total Affected Families: 48299

(8) Houses Destroyed: 16935

(9) Livestock Damage: 1435

(10) Relief Work:

Relief materials is distributing to the victims in landslide and flood affected areas by District Disaster Relief Committee, Nepal Red Cross Society, NGOs and Social workers etc.
Last evening additional relief materials (including blankets and tent which was provided by Japanese Government)dispatched from Kathmandu in mostly disaster affected areas.

posted by:

Lekh Nath Pokharel
Section Officer, Ministry of Home Affairs
His Majesty's Government of Nepal