Lions Club of Nepal Tourism distribute flood relief materials

This monsoon season saw heavy rainfall in south eastern nations including Nepal. There was torrential rainfall in the last couple of weeks. Many areas in Nepal saw record rainfall. The Terai belt saw the worst of it all. The people there were in need of flood relief.

Due to the heavy rainfall, there was a huge loss in life, livestock as well as property. There was erosion and landslide in many parts of the country. Security personnel from the army, armed police and the national police were deployed to help save lives. Now that the rainfall has subsided there is a big task ahead. Mainly the task is for proper rehabilitation of the survivors and general healthcare.

Lions Club of Nepal Tourism
Lions Club of Nepal Tourism – relief distribution

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2017 – International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development

The United Nations (UN) declared 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. This is an opportunity to recognize that tourism is important in fostering better understanding among people.

International travel will lead to awareness of other civilizations. This, according to the UN, will result to mutual appreciation with other countries and contribute to peace and security.

Sustainable tourism for rural Nepal
Children in rural Nepal

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