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Russia-Ukraine conflict: 526 Nepalese in safe zone

2022 Mar 10, 12:12, Kathmandu
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A total of around 562 Nepalese affected by the Russia-Ukraine conflict have reached a safe place.

According to Chiran Sharma, Press Coordinator of the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA), Russia-Ukraine Conflict Affected Nepalese Assistance and Rescue High Level Committee, Nepalese from Ukraine have found refuge in Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Moldova.

Out of 562 Nepalese, 443 have so far arrived in Poland, 78 in Slovakia, 24 in Romania, 13 in Hungary and 4 in Moldova.

Due to the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, Nepalese have moved to third countries for safe settlement and future.

About 4 dozen of them have reached out to the Non-Resident Nepali Association Portugal, said Raj Kumar Thapa, general secretary of the association. According to Thapa, NRNA Portugal has been providing assistance to those Nepalese on necessary legal and practical issues.

Meanwhile, a group of six people, who were stranded in Kharkiv, Ukraine, reached the border area of ​​Poland safely.

The Nepali Ambassador to Germany Ram Kaji Khadka presided over the rescue and relief work with Vice President of the NRNA Dr Badri KC. A high level committee formed under the coordination of KC is active.

According to the Nepalese Embassy in Berlin, people from Ukraine have been provided food, shelter in various places with the help of the Nepali community.

The embassy said that necessary initiatives are being taken to send Nepali nationals from Ukraine to Nepal through a flight operated by the Indian government.

The rescue committee has also been collecting data on Nepalese displaced from Ukraine.


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