UNHCR Nepal chief assures continued assistance

Published on Apr 10 2009 // Main News

Beldangi, April 10, 2009: Chief of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Nepal Daisy Dell has assured that she would leave no stone unturned in assisting exiled Bhutanese living in Nepal.

unhcrlogoTalking to the exiled Bhutanese in the course of her observation tour in Beldangi II camp on Wednesday, she said the UNHCR would continue to assist exiled Bhutanese as it had been doing in the past.

Stating that the exiled Bhutanese have started to resettle in the third countries ever since the rehabilitation process began, Dell said, “You are free to choose your destiny and that of your children.”

She visited the fire victim in the camp and assured all possible support. On the occasion, the exiled Bhutanese asked her for continued assistance, registration of those Bhutanese who are left out and support the camp-village peace committee recently constituted to build relation between the two communities. 

While inspecting a drinking water project that is being constructed in the refugee affected area with the assistance of the UNHCR, Dell also thanked the locals for their support to the exiled Bhutanese. UNHCR funded water supply project in Humse Dumse.