Rahimabad: 25 families forced out of their houses after continuous rockfall, landslide

Rahimabad: 25 families forced out of their houses after continuous rockfall, landslide

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Threatened by continuous rock fall and landslides, 25 households of the Rahimabad village of Gilgit District have taken shelter in an under-construction mill. Their households have been declared ‘at risk’ by Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS) Pakistan. A large number of children, elderly women and men and other people are living like IDPs in their own village. So far, the government and the district administration has not devised a strategy to handle the situation.

The locals maintain that if there’s any loss of life, then the government will be held responsible.

Watch a comprehensive report by Abdul Rehman Bukhari and Cameraman Munawar Hussain Nagri

Rockfall Hazard: 25 households of Rahimabad take shelter in a …

Threatened by continuous rock fall and landslides, 25 households of the Rahimabad village of Gilgit District have taken shelter in an under-construction mill. Their households have been declared 'at risk' by Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS) Pakistan. A large number of children, elderly women and men and other people are living like IDPs in their own village. So far, the government and the district administration has not devised a strategy to handle the situation. The locals maintain that if there's any loss of life, then the government will be held responsible. Watch a comprehensive report by Abdul Rehman Bukhari and Cameraman Munawar Hussain Nagri

Geplaatst door PAMIR TIMES op zondag 17 april 2016

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