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Preliminary Report on Windstorm Occurred on 17th April, 2015 (Samtse Dzongkhag)

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1.Samtse was once again hit by a windstorm in the evening of 17th April 2015 around at 6PM.

2.Total of 67 Structures (Rural homes, Schools, RNR center and a milk processing Unit) in 4 gewogs inflicted damages of varying degrees.

3.The Dzongkhag team led by the Dzongdag visited the affected sites and provided tarpaulin sheets to the victims.

4.The BPC field staff immediately restored the damaged electric poles with support from the Community people.

5.The Dzongkhag Administration had instructed the Gewog officials to render all support to the affected families to carry out immediate restoration of their houses