Relief assistance and community conditions
Prepared By: Gopi Singh Nepali, SDO PARIWARTAN Project
BHADRA KATHAYAT is 35 years old and her family size includes 6 members 2 son 2 daughter and husband. Her house is located at near the market side of PANCHADEWAL l BINAYAK Municipality ward no 3 Achham. Her husband is currently living in India for work. Due to the causes of lockdown she is unable to getting money from India that her husband has been earned. The lack of insufficient land, she is facing difficulties in gaining her daily livelihood until 2 months and remaining days are gaining by doing daily wages. To supplement family needs her husband went India for changing their lifestyle so far. By the impact of CORONA virus her ways of income has been stopped, food item are not lent in the market. Mostly daily wages laborers are highly affected by the impact of COVID-19. Most have been stopped working together due to the fear of CORONA and environment has been created to work in isolation. Particularly unorganized workers have been affected by this pandemic.
Process: By the financial support of
DCA and coordination of MDO- Nepal
Result: After obtained the relief materials it made her easy to gain their livelihood some extent. Now her families are being using hand washing habits, using mask and sanitizer while moving here and there. While distributing the materials she knew about the expansion of corona virus, its symptoms and remedies to safe from infection. Beyond that she also shared in her group and makes awareness about using mask while moving out of home, hand washing and taught to maintain 2 meter physical distance from each other's. Better selection process of MDO -Nepal which made her selection. All beneficiaries praised the quality of relief package and thanks to MDO- and DCA Nepal. In order to implement COVID response, selection process support in reached among real beneficiaries.
In the present condition of communities, daily wages
laborers are highly affected. Mostly women are facing stress to gaining daily livelihood;
migrant returnees are entering from India. It is high potential risk to expansion
COVID infection rate, schools are turn out quarantine. Terror of CORONA is