Countries across the world are giving their best efforts to fight against the spread of coronavirus, which has emerged as a pandemic. To minimize the destructive impact of the virus in their regions, the local governments in Nepal have also shown commendable approaches. Among them, the efforts taken by Damak Municipality has been exemplary. In this video, Deputy Mayor of Damak Municipality- Ms. Geeta Adhikari talks about steps taken by the Municipality by keeping the needs of marginalized groups as a priority to tackle the virus. According to her, efficient management of problems we face today depends on what we’ve invested in as a long-term development project.
According to World Health Organization (WHO) people who have tested positive for Covid-19 or have been suspected but show minor symptoms can isolate themselves in their homes. The following video explains how this can be done while minimizing the spread of infection to other family members. Related Post Voices from the Field: Kosi Basin
Following from The Asia Foundation’s political economy analysis on the Kosi Basin, we conducted dialogues in communities along the river, both in India and in Nepal to gain an understanding of local knowledge and perceptions of current basin management, against the backdrop of annual flooding. This video showcases the lives of women in the Kosi basin, their experience…