Oxfam responds to Dhading landslide

In response to the landslide that occurred in Ree village of Dhading on July 18, 2017 affecting nearly 100 people, Oxfam coordinated with the District Disaster Relief Committee (DDRC) of Dhading, CARE Nepal, Nepal Red Cross, United Mission to Nepal (UMN), Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FNCCI) Dhading and local NGOs to airlift relief items from Dhadingbesi to the Ree Tole of Gangajamuna Gaupalika.

Oxfam provided a package of different items to all the 17 households affected by the landslide: 7 pieces of small and large family tents, family water kit: (bucket, collapsible jerry can, washing soap, water purification tablets), hygiene kit set (towels, under garments, sanitary cloths and pads, toothbrushes and toothpaste, nail cutter, comb, rope, bathing soap, buckets, safety pins, mug, packaging bag), and dignity kit sets. Nearly 3 tons of food and non food items were distributed to the landslide affected community by Oxfam and other humanitarian agencies.

  • Dhading landslide

    The landslide at Ree village of Dhading district, affecting 17 households on July 18,2017. Photo credit: Oxfam

  • Nepal Army's helicopter airlifted relief items

    Nepal Army's helicopter airlifted the relief items provided by various humanitarian agencies. Photo by: Sumeru Tripathee/Oxfam

  • Oxfam staff carrying relief items

    Oxfam's Programme Manager, Sunita Sharma, carrying relief items to be distributed to the landslide-affected people. Photo by: Sumeru Tripathee/Oxfam

  • Oxfam staff loading relief items

    An Oxfam staff and a Nepal Army personnel loading relief items for the people who were affected by the landslide. Photo by: Sumeru Tripathee/Oxfam

  • Relief items being trucked to the distribution site

    Relief items being trucked to the distribution site. Photo by: Sumeru Tripathee/Oxfam

  • Oxfam handing relief items to the CDO

    Sunita Sharma (right), Oxfam's Programme Manager in Dhading, handing relief items to the Chief District Officer of Dhading Mahesh Acharya. Photo credit: Oxfam

  • Dhading's CDO handing cash support to the affected people

    Dhading's Chief District Officer Mahesh Acharya handing over cash to the people affected by the landslide. He also distributed the relief items provided by Oxfam in Nepal and other humanitarian agencies to the affected people. Photo by: Sumeru Tripathee/Oxfam