Last week on Tuesday afternoon, thirty houses were burnt to ashes after a fire broke out in Gothi village in remote Jumla. Gothi village lies around 42 kilometres from the Jumla District headquarters. Thirty of the community’s fifty-five houses were destroyed in the fire. Many livestock, household items and food were also destroyed. The final impact of the damage is yet to be learned.
INF Nepal was able to support the fire-affected households of Jumla district with relief materials.
In coordination with the District Disaster Management Committee [DDMC], INF Nepal conducted an initial rapid assessment. Based on this assessment, INF Nepal provided Food items support to thirty households. The response work was reported to the Nepal government Emergency Operation Centre [NEOC] Kathmandu and Province Health Emergency Operation Centre [PHEOC] Karnali Province.