Following the flood disaster in Nepal, IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation delivered 360 food packets to victim families in various villages in the Morang province.
IHH continuously conducts emergency aid operations for the people that suddenly have to struggle to survive under difficult conditions in 123 countries.
With this project, IHH takes steps to improve the living conditions of families with the delivery of 360 food aid packets in total to flood victims including 10 families in the town of Kamala, 110 in the Sunbarshi village, 140 in the Dhanpal village and 100 in the Kamalpur village.
IHH Deputy Chairman for Foreign Affairs Hasan Aynacı explained, “In an attempt of supporting victims in the region, following the flood disaster that struck Nepal, we reached out to families that were victims of the flood living in various regions of the Moring province and brought a smile on their faces, to an extent. We delivered the aid of our donors in Turkey to the victims of the flood disaster in Nepal.”
What happened in the floods?
Flooding and landslides occurred when heavy rainfalls that began on October 18 2012 became even more severe. Officials from the Ministry for Internal Affairs reported that more than 100 people lost their lives, 40 people were injured and 40 people were still missing. In addition, many homes, stables, roads and bridges were damaged or destroyed by these floods.