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NA Committee seeks total utilization of State’s resources in response to quake


06 November 2023  

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KATHMANDU: The Sustainable Development and Good Governance Committee under the National Assembly (NA) has issued directives to the government to fully utilize the State resources in response to the earthquake that struck Jajarkot and Rukum West.

It has asked the government to spare no effort in ensuring prompt rescue and free treatment of the injured and the rehabilitation of those affected by the disaster.

The Committee also instructed the government to implement a one-door policy to respond to the quake consequences, according to Committee Secretary Dr Rojnath Pande.

Furthermore, it has called upon both domestic and foreign donor agencies as well as the State bodies, institutions and the entire citizens to extend a helping hand to those who are in need in the aftermath of the disaster, according to Committee Secretary Dr. Rojnath Pande.

The earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter scale at 11:47 pm on Friday, with its epicenter at Ramidanda of Barekot rural municipality in Jajarkot, resulted in significant casualties and property damage in these districts of the Karnali Province.

So far 157 have been confirmed dead in the quake.

Publish Date : 06 November 2023 10:40 AM

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