|Type of Event:||Floods and landslides|
|Location of Event:||Nepal|
|Date of Charter Activation:||2020-07-08|
|Time of Charter Activation:||21:37|
|Time zone of Charter Activation:||UTC+02:00|
|Charter Requestor:||UNITAR on behalf of UN Resident Coordinator's Office - Humanitarian Information Management Unit (HIMUM)|
Monsoon rains have caused floods and landslides in the central and eastern districts of Nepal.
The region has been impacted since the start of monsoon season in June, but it is expect the peak of the rains will be between 10 and 14 July.
It is estimated that almost 60 people have died during due to disasters caused by the monsoon rains, so far.
On 9 July, landslides impacted settlements on the Araniko Highway in Sindhupalchowk district. The landslides were triggered by the rain, and killed two people, with 20 still missing.
Floods at Jambu and Bulkute destroyed 16 houses and two people have been confirmed killed.
Relief and rescue operations are underway, but hampered by the floods and landslides in the area.