Actor Manisha Koirala To Visit Flood Hit Areas For Relief Work

Actor Manisha Koirala is visiting the flood hit region. She arrived in Nepal to visit the flood-hit region of Terai.

Aug. 24, 2017, 8:56 a.m.

Actor Manisha Koirala  is visiting the flood hit region. She arrived in Nepal to visit the flood-hit region of Terai. The 47-year-old actor, who is living in Mumbai, took to Twitter to share that she was on her way to her home country to contribute to the relief work.

"First, it was earthquake and now it's floods... My heart sank with devastating news... I'm travelling to Terai with (the) UNFPA team... Hoping, praying to be of some use in this crisis..." Koirala wrote in twitter.

In 2015, Nepal was struck by a magnitude 7.9 earthquake, with its epicentre located at about 80 km north-west of Kathmandu, claiming over 7,000 lives and injuring 14,123 others. As of August 18, widespread flooding and landslides in Nepal have killed 120 people and nearly 35 people are missing. Over six million people have been affected by the incessant rains across the country.

 

 

 

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