HUMLA: Karnali Province Chief Minister Jeevan Bahadur Shahi has taken stock of the damage caused by floods and landslides following the recent rains.
Six members of the same family were killed in Kharpunath Rural Municipality-6 and physical infrastructures and houses were destroyed by the flood and landslide triggered by incessant rain for a week from October 17 in Chankheli, Adanchuli and Tanjakot rural municipalities of Humla district.
Giving directives to the chiefs of the government and non-government offices in Simkot on Monday, Chief Minister Shahi urged them to give priority to the road, water supply and health sectors towards development projects and to carry out the day-to-day works of the people promptly.
Chief District Officer Ganesh Acharya said 147 families have to be relocated while 41 houses were at high risk due to the rain-triggered disaster. He also informed that 33,250 quintals of food crops belonging to 144 families were damaged while 10 cattle heads also perished in the disaster.