Nepal COVER Project Phase II SitRep 3 (26 May 2021 update)
Monday, June 7, 2021
Following are the major highlights of Nepal COVER Project – Phase II, as of 26 May 2021:
- Medical Equipment including 1400 oxygen cylinders, 1225 PPE, 20 oxygen concentrators, 1012 pulse oximeters, 1012 IR thermometers and 25 hospital beds handed over to the Government of Nepal.
- The first episode of radio programme "Hamro Ghar Hamro Paathsaala" has been broadcasted through the Association of Community Radio Broadcasters Nepal (ACORAB) to remotely engage and help children continue their learning during the prolonged nationwide lockdown implemented to contain COVID-19. Initiated as a part of Nepal COVER (COVID-19 Emergency Response) Project, the radio programme is aired every Friday through ACORAB, the largest network of community radios in Nepal with the capacity to reach over 15 million people through its 300 + stations across 77 districts of Nepal.
- WVI Nepal is continuously broadcasting Public Service Announcements (PSAs) through 300+ radio stations associated with the Association of Community Radio Broadcasters Nepal (ACORAB).
- Rapid Needs Assessment and Market/Traders Assessment are being carried out in WVI Nepal's working areas to initiate food and agri-inputs support to most the most vulnerable and food insecure households preferably through Cash and Voucher modality.