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A report on Jure, Sunkoshi/Sindhupalchowk Landslide

Posted on : Friday, 08 August, 2014

A massive landslide occurred at around 02.30am, local time on Saturday, 2 August 2014 at Jure village in Sindhupalchowk district in the boarder of Mankha and Ramche VDC. The landslide killed 156 people, injuring 27 and displacing 436 people. However 33 dead bodies including those of 7 children have been pulled from the debris but 123 missing people buried in the debris were also presumed to be killed in the landslide. The local government provided immediate relief in cash to the affected family declaring the dead for remaining bodies buried in the debris.

The landslide blocked Sunkoshi River creating a high dam across the river.The landslide-dammed lake has created havoc amongst the local residents and people living in the downstream and upstream riverside areas. 

For detail report please visit: http://dpnet.org.np/index.php?pageName=activities

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