Nepali community in the United States of America has donated more than Rs 500,000 to the people displaced by the floods in Sindhupalchowk district.
The amount donated by 35 people in the US was collected at the initiatives of Dil Bahadur Shrestha of Thangpalkot and Ram Krishna Shrestha of Melamchi. A team including Ram Krishna’s daughter Sujata Shrestha handed the assistance to Mayor of Melamchi Municipality, Dambar Aryal, on Saturday.
Receiving the donated amount, Mayor Aryal said the donation would be used in the management of the victims while urging the continuation of such help in the days to come. Of the donated amount, Rs 77,000 has been handed over to chairperson of the damaged Radio Melamchi Dambar Rasik for its repair.
Meanwhile, the Radhamadhav Committee Nepal has donated relief materials to 50 households that suffered the worst in the natural disaster.
Likewise, the damaged suspension bridge at Yangri is being repaired, said the local people.