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Quake survivors may face psycho-social problems

09 November 2023  

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SURKHET: Recommendations have been made to pay attention to the potential psycho-social problems among the earthquake survivors in the quake-hit areas.

A psychiatric doctor underlined the need to step up psycho-social counseling, especially to women and children who are in a state of fear due to the earthquake.

Citizens have been mentally and psychologically traumatized in earthquake-hit areas, Psychiatric Doctor of Karnali Province Hospital Purna Rawal suggested the government run a complete package of psycho-social programs in the quake-hit areas.

“Aftershocks are frequent in the areas. Citizens are in precarious condition. Psycho-social problems can be seen among the people in such situations. All three tiers of governments should pay attention on psycho-social counseling along with relief and rehabilitation”, he added.

Meanwhile, the Karnali province government shared it has deputed a team of psychosocial counselors to the field for counseling services.


Publish Date : 09 November 2023 20:47 PM

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