Japan Provides Emergency Assistance To Nepal’s Flood Victims

The Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods (blankets, plastic sheets etc.) through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to Nepal

Aug. 20, 2017, 8:52 p.m.

As the humanitarian crisis deepens in flood affected areas, Nepal government issued letter on Friday night (18) August to all diplomatic missions requesting them to provide emergency relief assistance.

With the request of Nepal Government, Japanese Government announces an emergency assistance to Nepal in response to the Damages caused by the Heavy Rainfall.

Upon the request of the Government of Nepal, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods (blankets, plastic sheets etc.) through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to Nepal in response to the damages incurred from the floods caused by the heavy rainfall since August 11 around Southern areas of the country on August 20.

According to a press release issued by Embassy of Japan, upon the request of the Government of Nepal, and in light of the friendly relations between Japan and Nepal, Japan decided to provide emergency assistance to Nepal to meet its humanitarian needs.    

“Immediately after the arrival of the relief goods at Tribhuvan International Airport, the Embassy of Japan will hand over them to the Government of Nepal,” said a press release.     

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