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Nepal COVID-19 SitRep 41

This report is produced by Office of the UN Resident Coordinator in collaboration with partners. It covers the period as of June 18, 2021.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Monsoon, which began just one week ago, has already displaced around 600 families leading to sheltering in public buildings, posing significant COVID-19 transmission risks.
  • Loss of income due to COVID-19 related lockdowns and lack of socio-economic assistance has further exacerbated mental health and psychosocial problems.
  • Poor, Dalit and other marginalized families face difficulties in access medical treatment as they cannot afford hospital and medical expense.
  • Three of a nationwide 22 nutrition rehabilitation homes have been converted to isolation facilities, depriving malnourished children of access to treatment.
  • Frontline workers continue to be infected by COVID-19, leading to disruptions in essential humanitarian service delivery.