UNDP is working with its partners to combat the spread of the disease and to support the most affected countries where health systems are weakest and people are at their most vulnerable.
UNDP's COVID Response initiatives implemented in partnership with local govts are creating income opportunities for the affected people.
The United Nations has designed this Framework for Responding to the Socio- Economic Impacts of COVID-19 in Nepal. The Framework is anchored in government priorities, as articulated by planning and budgeting documents at the national and provincial levels. It aims to complement and build on the government-led response.
How the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training conducted by UNDP with EU Humanitarian Aid support is instilling confidence among women in Bharatpur to respond to fires effectively.
UNDP and Ncell Axiata Limited entered into a partnership to promote sustainable development solutions, including through promotion of cycling for healthy lives and cities in Nepal.
UNDP handed over 400 oxygen concentrators to the Government of Nepal, Ministry of Health and Population. Provided as part of UNDP’s emergency COVID response, these machines are expected to help ease the shortage of medical oxygen experienced by hospitals in provinces. Distributed equitably to all the provinces in coordination with MoHP, these machines have already reached to the respective province.

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67.91%

Nepalese are literate

18.7 %

of Nepalese are living under poverty line

87.55%

of Nepalis have access to electricity

0.587

Human development Index

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