ITANAGAR, Nov 20: A day after a massive fire broke out in Hari village, the residents of Ziro have joined hands in constructing make-shift shelters for the fire-affected people of Hari Village.
On November 19, at least 10 houses were reportedly burnt down and five more were partially damaged when a fire broke out at around 4 PM, rendering several people homeless.
Sources from Ziro informed that more volunteers from different Apatani based organisations are joining in the rebuilding process for immediate shelter.
The affected family members are currently taking shelter with their relatives.
Immediate relief of Rs 3800 as per norms was given to the 12 owners of the completely burnt houses and three tenants staying at a victim’s house.
ZPC Hage Kobin along with DDMO Nima Drema and CO Olak Apang distributed the relief on behalf of the District Administration.
“As immediate relief, we have provided some cash to affected families. Further relief will be provided after accessing the actual damage”, said Deputy Commissioner Kemo Lollen.
The DC also informed that the ADC Ziro led a team and accessed the actual damage of the properties, reports of which would be soon sent to the state government for necessary action.
The Hari Panchayat also provided relief materials to the affected families.
The members of Students United Movement of All Arunachal-Lower Subansiri District (SUMAA-LSD) also visited Hari Village on Monday and distributed relief materials.
It appealed to the district administration to provide relief packages to the victim and also appreciated the fire brigade for bringing the fire under control.