Nepal Flood situation update #8 (20-08-2017)
From the very beginning, with our monsoon response plan, Nepal Red Cross Society National Headquarters ‘Emergency Operation Center’ is continuously updating the information through SitRep, corresponding with our nationwide networks (district and sub-chapters). And we are trying our best to share the situation report as widely as possible.
We hope, our sharing has enhanced to understand and analyze the needs of the affected population, which is our mutual responsibility to make an efficient plan and response strategy to bring back the affected people to their normal life.
Mobilizing our available and possible mechanism, along with, more than twelve hundred volunteers, we are trying to reach with our various services, fundamentally, the distribution of NFRI kits, shelter support, food, frist-aid, health & hygiene kits, RFL and protection. Coordination with central and local government and concerned stakeholders genuinely helping us for the effective services.
According to our today's situation report, 141 people have lost their life, still 24 people have gone missing, 117 people are injured.
The number of displaced families are 158575, affected families number is 336695, where 64997 houses are completely destroyed and 120129 are partially.
So far, NRCS has distributed 2508 full sets of NFRI, 3 shelter kits, 4643 tarpaulins, 1317 hygiene kits. 41501 families have received a food in shelter, other distributed list are; 363 utensil, 2436 mosquito net, 1876 blanket, 1231 mattresses, 14000 ORS, 6059 aqua tablets and 144 soaps.
NRCS NHQs has already deployed 21 ‘National Disaster Response Team (NDRT)’ members towards the affected districts, the members will support to the ‘District Disaster Response Team (DDRT)’, district chapter's response activities along with assessment, information collection and reporting.
Further details please get the attached SitRep. We will keep updating the situation. Visit to know who says what about Nepal Flood http://www.nrcs.org/resources/who-says-what-about-nepal-flood