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Flame from hut to hut

It was 7:22 am when fire broke out in one of the houses in Goldhap. The blowing wind carried the flame from hut to hut. The fire became uncontrollable. In ninety minutes, 512 huts out of 605 were reduced to ashes. Fire brigade was called. They moved into action and yet they could not arrest the fast spreading fire. Along with the huts our Child Play Centre and Youth Friendly Centre were totally consumed by fire and nothing could be salvaged.All the materials in our Palliative Care Centre were burnt out. The fire also engulfed the Health Centre run by Association of Medical Doctors of Asia (AMDA) Nepal. The Caritas/JRS Nepal team was the first to reach Goldhap and be with the victims of fire. As our school has brick wall and tin sheet roofing, it was not affected. Hence it has become now the shelter for about 3,800 people displaced by fire [...]

Goldhap, Sanischare camps after massive fire breaks out

Separate fire breaks out on Tuesday in Goldhap and Sanischare refugee camps have displaced around 4,000 refugees. The mishap destroyed over 600 huts while dozens of huts were dismantled to prevent further damages. Jeetan Subba of Bhutan News Service and Prakash Angdembe of International Creators' Forum visited both the camps [...]

BPP asks to probe fire mishaps; appeals to support fire victims

The Bhutan People's Party (BPP) has asked the Government of Nepal to form a probe team comprising of the UN Refugee Agency for investigating...
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