What is happening in Nepal now?

Nepal has been under lockdown since the  23rd of March 2020 to curb the spread of COVID-19.  Since then it is not possible for many, due to the restrictions, to work and earn money. This has had an especially high impact on daily wage workers, piece-based workers, and people working in the informal sector as there is not a security net for them like unemployment benefits or similar allowance systems. Consequently, the need for food relief has been increasing in the country since the start of the lockdown.  Nearly 4.8 million Nepalis have worked abroad till the COVID-19 crises started. ...

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