Response to Covid-19 Pandemic
With the outbreak of Covid-19 in the country, RWDC also launched an intensive awareness campaign in Dang district to prevent its spreading spree and pandemic among the people.
Such activities were focused on collecting data about incoming people from foreign lands and sharing the information with the local and provincial governments. Raising public awareness against Covid-19 was carried through insertion of radio jingles at Madhyapaschim FM, Happure FM and Indreni FM in Dang district etc.
Flex banners and hoarding boards were put up at several areas of the Ghorahi town to alert the people against Covid-19 harms. Community level awareness programs were also carried in all saving groups of rural women who are involved with the RWDC microfinance program.
Sajha Baasu (Public debate) program on Covid-19 were also initiated in Ghorahi where in key personalities such as representative of Dang commerce and Champers Chandra Raj Panta, former CDORijal local body representative Bharat Aryal and Narayan Bhusal were present.
RWDC allocated Rs 40,000 for the Prime Minister’s Covid-19 Rescue Trust. Ghorahi Sub-Metropolis ward no 15 was given Rs 20,000 to cope up with Covid-19. Banglamukhi and Rapti Rural Municipalities were given Rs 10,000 respectively. Dangisharan Rural Municipality was given Rs 15000 to cope up with the Covid-19 pandemic.