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Queen’s Gurkha Engineers help to rebuild Nepal

9th March 2016

A team from the Queen’s Gurkha Engineers has been helping the people of Nepal to rebuild following the earthquakes that struck the country last year.

More than 8,000 people were killed and close to 500,000 buildings destroyed in the wake of the tremors. Two groups of Queen’s Gurkha Engineers named J Troop and L Troop have been working in Jiri and Netrakali respectively as part of the OP MARMAT 2 campaign providing Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief. They have completed building Dungeswori School, Cheridung Primary School and a new Area Welare Centre accommodation in Jiri and at the same time the L Troop have completed their project in building a community centre and a primary school in Netrakali.


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