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  • | Sunday, 24 May 2015 07:59

    Kaligandaki blockage: Kaligandaki starts flowing over landslide dam

    MYAGDI, May 24: A grave possible disaster has been passed for now as Kaligandaki River that was obstructed by landslide tookakes natural course on Sunday evening. NA fails to start work as landslide continues A team of Nepal Army (NA) that has reached the incident site to clear the blockage of Kaligandaki river has failed to start work as landslide has continued till Sunday afternoon. Minister for Home Affairs Bamdev Gautam has arrived in the district to take stocks of the incident.  
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Escpaing heat

Children bath at Manohara River in Bhaktapur. (Dinesh Gole) ...

Planting hope

A woman plants corn seeds she picked up from under the debris left by last month's earthquake at lanagol, Kirtipur. (Pratik Rayamajhi) ...

Displaced

Quake-displaced locals near the Arkhet bazaar in Thumi VDC of Gorkha wait for relief at a destroyed house. (Narahari Sapkota) ...

Smile against all odds

An elderly man heading for his village with relief materials distributed by an aid organization in Dolakha. (Dipesh Shrestha) ...

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Off the blocks

NPC reconstruction plan The preliminary draft of the four-stage rehabilitation and reconstruction plan of National Planning Commission (NPC) covers pretty much all bases. The four stages are: immediate rescue and relief efforts; preliminary rehabilitation (short-term rehabilitation of earthquake victims who have lost their homes); rehabilitation of infrastructure (repair of damaged drinking water and health infrastructure, for instance); and fourth, long-term rehabilitation and reconstruction. In the first phase, the plan envisions continued mobilization of security forces for relief distribution, including food and medicines, and providing some...

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