IFRC appeal Nepal Floods and Landslides to meet the immediate humanitarian and early recovery needs of a total of 16,200 families (81,000 people) affected by floods and landslides in 31 districts of Nepal. Several districts of Nepal have experienced an increase of monsoon precipitations since the last weeks of July. The torrential rains continued between 11 and 14 August 2017 causing massive floods and several landslides. These are the worst rains Nepal has experienced in last 15 years – for many areas such as Biratnagar and Monrang this flooding is unusual. The districts are; Lalitpur, Palpa, Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari, Saptari, Baridya, Dang, Banke, Siraha, Sarlai, Bara, Sindhuli, Panchhthar, Rasuwa, Rupendehi, Baglung, Nawalparasi, Kailali, Kalikot, Doti, Dhading, Ramechhap, Syangia, Parbat, Pyuthan, Kaski, Terathum, Dolakha, Surkhet and Rautahat.
Provision of early emergency shelter assistance (tarpaulins, ropes, blankets) to 7,000 displaced families living in community centres/schools or with their relatives across 31 districts will be provided. Whereas, NFRIs full sets, shelter repair assistance, WASH, emergency health, livelihood and progressive shelter support as a part of early recovery assistance will be provided to 9,200 families – of which 8,000 families, whose houses have been destroyed will receive NFRIs and 1,200 families whose houses have been partially damaged will receive support to repair – in 11 worst affected districts.
The targeted population is primarily those displaced by, and secondarily those affected by, floods and landslides according to the beneficiary selection criteria outlined above.