Nepal COVER Project SitRep 9

Nepal COVER Project SitRep 9 (Updated 24 June 2020)

Some of the major highlights of the Nepal COVID-19 Emergency Response (COVER) Project, as of 24 June 2020: 

  • Two cases of Child marriage stopped at Udayapur and SIndhuli. One sexual abuse case has been responded and referred to safe house at Pokhara, Kaski. 
  • World Vision is airing a radio programme nationwide named "Hamro Ghar Hamro Pathshala (4th episode completed) to contribute to learning of children during lockdown; targeting 104,000 children in working areas.
  • 16,499 soap bars and hygiene materials distributed to 5,163 households.
  • 4,370 households in Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Udayapur, Morang, Sarlahi, Kailali and Bajhang reached through the distribution of food packages.
  • Food support provided to 4 child care homes to reaching a total of 214 children.
  • 1,151 hygiene kits distributed to 351 children in Kathmandu, 600 adults in Sarlahi, 100 in Kailali and 100 in Doti.
  • Material support provided to 7 District Disaster Management Committees (DDMCs) and 32 local-level governments to build and operate quarantine centres.
  • 318 children supported with super-flour
  • 780 sets of reading materials distributed to children in Udaypur, Sindhuli and Lamjung
  • Orientation on psychological counselling and communication skills provided to 26 frontline staffs
  • 17,500 people reached through social media messaging
  • 3 hand-washing corners established in Sindhuli