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Youth raise funds for flood survivors

Baglung, Sept 20 : Local youths have collected cash and food supplies for the Dhorpatan flood survivors. Cash equivalent to Rs. 1.14 million and food supplies were distributed on Friday. The funds were collected by the youths affiliated to the Yusabi sewa, Galkot and Inside Baglung. Every family was given 24,000 rupees in cash, said chairperson of Yusabi Sewa Akash Yusabi Thapa. Families who lost five members were given Rs. 44,000 each while the 22 families who lost at least a member received Rs 613,000 as relief support. The injured received Rs. 10,000 each while those who suffered complete and partial damage to their home also received additional cash support.

Likewise, hygiene materials including soap, mask and sanitizer were distributed along with toys and stationeries for the children in the flood affected area. The youths came together to start a fund raising campaign and received the support from Nepalis inside and outside the country. They are also planning to distribute relief support for the landslide survivors of Tamankhola, Nisikhola and Badigaon rural municipalities in the district. (RSS)

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