More than a week has passed by after the flood has hard hit the melamchi and helambu reasgion of sindhupalchowk distrtic. There are lot of stories being emerged from the local victims of survival stories and the description of flood in their word. Among the lot of tragic stories one of the story that has really caught the attention is a story of pregnant bufallo.
The story is about a flood survived pregnant bufallo of poor farmer kaman singh which worth million for him. The poor farmer’s who is 71 year old man broke into tears when he told the stories. The buffallo was swept to 22 km down the stream to another village which is rare story of survival.
Also, Silk Group’s food aid to flood victims in Sindhupalchowk
The Silk Group has provided food aid to the locals of Melamchi area of Sindhupalchowk affected by the floods after incessant rains.
The Silk Group has donated 200 bags of rice on the initiative of Agni Prasad Sapkota, Speaker of the House of Representatives and People’s Representative of Sindhupalchowk. On the occasion, Speaker Sapkota handed over the rice received through Silk Transport to Melamchi-Indravati Area Natural Disaster Management Main Committee Coordinator Krishna Gopal Tamang.
The food grains were delivered to Melamchi by the Silk Group. Food has been delivered to the affected areas today. Silk Group is also providing 100 tripods and mattresses to the flood victims. Chairman of the Silk Group, Ramesh Sherpa, informed that the tripod and mattress at Tatopani customs were for Melamchi. The Silk Group, which is involved in cross-border trade in the Himalayas, has been assisting the people affected by natural calamities before.
One person has died in floods in Helambu and Melamchi areas of Sindhupalchowk on Tuesday evening after three days of incessant rains. According to the local administration, dozens of people have gone missing due to the floods. Along with Speaker Sapkota, Minister for Health and Population Sher Bahadur Tamang reached the affected areas and engaged in rescue, management and relief distribution. The floods have inundated most areas of Melamchi market.