Project Title: COVID 19: Emergency Public Health Response to Vulnerable Communities and Frontline Workers of Rautahat District.
Funding Agency: Penny Appeal
Project Period: May 15, 2021, to July 1, 2021
Target Area: Chandrapur and Gaur Municipality
Nepal is still in global COVID-19 pandemic situation and the condition has not returned to normal yet in comparison to other developed countries. The second wave of COVID-19 has again led to the lockdown situation which has created huge difficulties for the marginalized and vulnerable population of the Rautahat district. Gaur and Chandrapur municipality are one of the most Covid-19 affected municipalities of Rautahat district. Daily wage workers are facing lots of challenges to earn their livelihood due to pandemic situation. Availability of protective gears, knowledge and information on safe working environment and protection were the major needs of population of Chandrapur and Gaur municipality. To address those needs, protective gears were provided to hospitals, quarantine and isolation centres, frontline COVID-19 workers, vulnerable and marginalized COVID-19 positive community members.
- To provide lifesaving protective gears against outbreak of COVID-19 in Rautahat district.
Indirect Beneficiaries: 125,500