In Trashigang Dzongkhag, as commanded by His Majesty the King, the Royal Bhutan Army and the Office of Gyalpoi Zimpoen, in collaboration with Dzongkhag Administrations, are carrying out relief works and delivering essential commodities to people affected by the recent earthquake.
Soldiers from the Royal Bhutan Army continue to build temporary shelters, take foods and medicines and assist families in carrying out funerals rites of those killed by the earthquake.
According to Zimpon Wogma Karma Thinley, an additional reinforcement of some 45 soldiers had to be sent to Narang and Thangrong – the two Geogs where damages have been maximum.
Today, one of the team visited Durung village under Yangyer Geog in Tashigang Dzongkhag. There the arm force personnel are helping to set up temporary shelters.
On behalf of His Majesty the King the officials from the office of the Gyalpoi Zimpo delivered Semso to the families of the victims and those injured.
Meanwhile, Sherubtse College administration has also provided rations to 18 households.
The IMTRAT in Youngphula is also providing medical services to the people of Durung village.