Dhading, June 18, 2015: As compared to the population mentioned in the report of the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) 2011, the number of households in Dhading district has increased by 20 per cent , according to the District Disaster Management Committee, Dhading.
While the households were found decreased by 22 per cent in Sertung VDC as compared to the CBS report 2011, around 60 per cent households were found increased in Lapa VDC, the Committee stated.The CBS report shows only 853 households in Lapa. All the houses in the VDC are completely damaged in April 25 earthquake and aftershocks
About 1,368 families came to claim relief distributed to the earthquake victims and relief materials sent as per the CBS report could not cover around 40 per cent population. There was problem to distribute the relief materials in Ri, Semjong, and many other VDCs in the district, a team of the Committee reached to the northern belt of the District reported.
Chairman of the Committee Basudev Ghimire, the government teams deployed for the relief distribution face problems as the VDCs have more families to claim the relief materials against the normal calculation which estimates possibilities of increasing households by five per cent.
Similarly, there are 73,842 households but as many as 81,336 households are claimed to have been completely damaged by the earthquake while 3,091 households suffer partial and minor damages after the quake, according to the report of the CBS 2011, said Ghimire.