Almost a year after cloudburst, funds yet to reach many Leh residents
Leh, June 25(ANI): Almost a year after cloudburst hit Jammu and Kashmir's Leh district killing over 190 persons, funds are yet to reach many victims while residents are struggling to rehabilitate their homes and lives.
Hundreds went missing and several thousands were rendered homeless on the intervening night of August 5-6, after the flash floods triggered by the cloudburst flattened their homes.
According to official records, 158 families have been rehabilitated with a new house and basic amenities to begin life anew.
Nevertheless, funds have still not found their way into homes of many victims though the District Commissioner assures 'technical hassles' would soon be solved.
"At present, 783 families have received the first installment of 1,00,000 rupees and the reason that some have not received the compensation is because names of many local residents were misspelt on the relief case list.
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