Half of Local Nepalese Immigrants Affected by Earthquake

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A new report shows that the families of about half of local Nepalese female immigrants in Gyeongnam have been affected by the devastating earthquake that hit their home country.

An official of the Gyeongnam regional government said 67 of the 147 women from Nepal, most of whom migrated to Korea for marriage, have family in Nepal who have been affected by the devastating earthquake.

So far 30 casualties have been confirmed. And for the remaining 25, communications have been cut off, and the current situation and condition of their families are unknown.

The Gyeongnam provincial government has decided to offer support of up to 100 million won, including flight reimbursement and living expenses for people staying in Nepal, and have opened an exclusive account and window for collecting support money.

Source: Busan eFM News


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