The Executive Committee of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority has endorsed the Monsoon Preparedness and Response Plan, 2078.
The meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority held today the Ministry of Home Affairs has also endorsed the Volunteer Mobilisation for Disaster Damage Prevention Guideline, 2078. Similarly, other guidelines related to the mobilisation of non-government offices and for the quick disbursement of funds to affected areas were also endorsed by the committee.
The committee has also endorsed the guideline related to the disbursement of funds for reconstruction of houses damaged due to fires and forest fires.
The meeting, which was chaired by Home Minister Khagraj Adhikari, has also allocated a budget to manage the boulders in Negi, Ward No. 1 of Tupcheswor Rural Municipality of Nuwakot district.
Anil Pokhrel, Chief Executive of National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Authority, informed that Minister Adhikari had directed the line agencies to start relief and rescue efforts immediately as the danger caused by the floods and landslides has been increasing.
The security agencies also informed the Executive Committee of the recent status of the damages caused by the floods and landslides during the meeting. Meanwhile, Minister Adhikari also directed security personnel to gather information of places that have been affected and start mobilising relief and rescue measures immediately.