Governments on high alert to respond to monsoon-related disasters
Kasthmandu, July 12: The governments of all three levels, federal, state and local, and concerned authorities have been put on high alert with monsoon reaching its peak.
According to the National Emergency Operation Centre under the Ministry of Home a total of 244 places have been identified as highly sensitive area to monsoon-induced disasters across the country, while preparedness has been adopted for on loss reduction, relief distribution and rescue in case of a disaster.
Chief of the National Emergency Centre Bednidhi Khanal said the government has implemented the monsoon preparedness and response plan, 2076.
He further added that rescue teams of Nepal Army, the police and Armed Police Force have been kept on standby in every area prone to monsoon-related disasters.