Houses and rice paddies in Lasungunj were submerged in water after a heavy rainfall. The rice paddies are still waterlogged. Families that had taken shelter in a safe place near the village are returning to their homes.
Food items: rice, pulses, salt, cooking oil, sugar, beaten rice, water purification solution, dalmot were provided to 200 flood-hit families of lasungunj, Jhapa Rural Municipality, Jhapa on 18th August 2017.
Before the program, a meeting was held with the Chief District Officer (CDO) and Vice-CDO of Jhapa District to determine the nature, area and date of support. Red Cross Society, Nepal Police, Jhapa Rural Municipality Office, Lasungunj Ward Office were consulted during planning and distribution of the relief.
GNI Nepal is working together with government line agencies and civil society organizations and will continue to provide relief to flood hit families in other parts of the district.