Landslides and floods have affected various parts of Nepal as a result of the recent torrential rains, blocking roads, washing out bridges, and burying people and houses. The Nepal Army has mobilized its forces for rescue and relief missions across the country in order to save people’s lives and property while also restoring connectivity.
The Nepal Army rescued flood victims in Madi Municipality’s various wards. The flood has already inundated dozens of homes in Ward 1. Similarly, the Nepal Army assisted in reopening a section of the Tribhuwan Rajpath in Bhainse that had been damaged by the landslide.
The Nepal Army also assisted landslide victims in Sundarpur Municipality, Lamjung District, by bringing them to safe areas. The Nepal Army assisted in the search and rescue mission to find people who had gone missing in landslides in the Parbat district.
According to a press release issued by the Public Relations and Information Directorate at Nepal Army Headquarters, the Nepal Army is also involved in search, rescue, and relief missions in flood and landslide-affected areas of the districts of Panchthhar, Tanahu, Gulmi, Palpa, and Pyuthan.
According to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority (NDRRMA), seven people were killed in floods and landslides across the country in the last 24 hours, with nearly a dozen injured and half a dozen missing. In Tanahun, 17 houses collapsed, displacing 67 families.