Landslide damages houses in Tuensang village
Mokokchung, July 10: The deputy commissioner of Tuensang district, L Jamithung Lotha, who is also the chairman of the District Disaster Management agency, visited sinking areas at C Khel in Tuensang village where 21 families have been affected since the past four days.
The deputy commissioner informed in a report that three households were not safe for ‘human habitation.’ The report stated that loose and unstable soil, on which high-density population is a feature, increased the risks of landslides.
According to the report , St. Thomas School was at risk. The deputy commissioner has requested for assistance for immediate relocation of the three affected households and to depute experts to study the stability of the soil in the area.
The deputy commissioner informed that Tuensang district had received the State Disaster Response Funds for the Year 2016-17 from the NSDMA, Home department, and the list of beneficiaries was at the office of the deputy commissioner of Tuensang. In this regard, the administrator informed beneficiaries to collect the ‘amount’ from the deputy commissioner’s office from July 17 to August 17.
Beneficiaries are informed to produce any of the following documents: Addhaar Card / EPIC / Service ID / Pan Card for identification purposes.