Forest Fire (12358 ha) in Nepal 04 Mar 2023

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Frequent wildfires in Tarai forests are exposing animals to poachers

2023-03-19T03:11+0100kathmandupost (en)

Incidents of forest fires are recurrent in various parts of Rautahat, a Tarai district of Madhesh Province, with the onset of summer season. The forest fires burn hectares of forest land and cause environmental pollution. The increasing frequency of forest fires is also a major challenge for wildlife conservation.

Fourteen houses burnt to a cinder by forest fire

2023-03-14T02:48+0100kathmandupost (en)

Forty-six-year-old Ranamaya Tamang on Monday was seen trying to salvage her belongings from her gutted house in Sungnam settlement of Laligurans Municipality-6. Two of her sons sat under the flimsy hut set up in a field nearby watching the smouldering debris of their house.

Raging problem

2023-02-28T02:45+0100kathmandupost (en)

On Friday, two children were killed in a house fire in Hilihang Rural Municipality-7 of Panchthar district. On the same day, 14 houses were engulfed in a fire in another eastern district of Terhathum. The Nepal Army on Saturday evacuated two fire victims from Surkhet to Kathmandu.

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