Nepal flood victims fight for redress

Families forced to live in makeshift lodgings amid dispute with government over compensation claims.

Scores of people were either killed or went missing in May after a flash flood on the Seti River in Nepal swept away homes.

One month on, survivors of the disaster in the central Annapurna region are still living in makeshift tents and struggling to cope with their loss.

The government had promised $1,500 to families who had lost loved ones, but many of those bereaved failed to qualify for the compensation because they could not show proof of their relative’s death.  

Al Jazeera’s Subina Shrestha reports from Nepal’s Kaski district.

Source: Al Jazeera

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