Massive winds accompanied by hailstorms and rain struck Bara and Parsa late on 31 March 2019. A freak storm battered several places in Southern Nepal killing 31 people and injuring more than 700 others as high speed wind tore down houses, flipped vehicles and toppled trees and electricity poles. Villagers at Purainiya in Bara district search for belongings in the rubble after the storm brought down their homes . The storm swept through villages in a farming region of Bara and Parsa of Nepal
Houses have been reduced to rubble. Trees, utility poles and even underground water pumps have been uprooted. People are facing difficulty finding food, medicine, shelter and drinking water and crops have been damaged, threatening people's livelihood.The storm has damaged hundreds of houses, electric pylons, while uprooted trees have obstructed the roads and highways.The death reaches 55,injured more than 700 and home less about 2300.More than 6000 people are directly and indirectly affected.
This is urgent need to support to affected families on the spot. MRC Nepal as a social and humanitarian organization should stand with relief support in such painful situation. Project will be supported on coordination of victim community people towards adopting the friendly environment with social harmony for distributing foods, medicines, safe drinking water, sanitation and transit shelter. Strong coordination and linkage will be carried out with Government bodies and other relevant agencies
The long term impact of the project will be suggested to relevant agencies for prior information of occurring disaster in the areas. So that maximum losses could be minimized to some extent.There will be built good social harmony among victims through motivation and counselling, So that victim families could forgot any type of shocks as they feel. Health and hygiene among victims will be improved. Along with these,victim will be able to back for their works and business to maintain livelihood.