BAGLUNG – Ten local levels in Baglung have decided to make a collective financial contribution of Rs three million to the support for the earthquake survivors in Jajarkot and Rukum West.
According to Baglung Municipality Mayor Basant Kumar Shrestha, four municipalities have pledged a monetary aid of Rs 375,000 each, while six rural municipalities have announced Rs 250,000 each to assist the quake survivors in the Karnali Province.
Baglung’s Chief District Officer, Khagendra Prasad Rijal said the local governments, business community, the Nepal Red Cross, Baglung, the Rotary Club of Baglung and other others are preparing for visiting the affected areas with the monetary aid and other relief materials including the medicines.
Meanwhile, the Barbordiya municipality in Bardiya has said it will be assisting Rs 525,000 to those affected by the disaster. The executive meeting of the local government on Sunday agreed to release the sum from its Disaster Management Fund, as said by its chief administrative officer Tikanath Gosai.