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COVID-19 Pandemic Activities

Some of posts for this section are listed below.

Global Dialogue on ‘COVID-19 Impact on Indigenous Peoples with Disabilities, their inclusion and meaningful participation at all levels.'

On the occasion of the International Indigenous Peoples Day, NIDWAN conducted a virtual Global Dialogue entitled “COVID-19 Impact on Indigenous Peoples with Disabilities and Inclusive and Meaningful participation at all levels”. The discussion was held virtually on 2nd August 2021 in collaboration with Minority Rights International, UNDP-Nepal, UNPRPD Project and other co-organizers from the national […]
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Position Paper with Minority Rights Group COVID-19 and Its Impact on Persons with Disabilities and Marginalized Groups in Nepal submitted to UN Special Rapporteur

On the 14th of April 2020, President of NIDWAN Ms. Pratima Gurung and Mr. Krishna Gahatraj prepared a National report entitled 'COVID-19 and Its Impact on Persons with Disabilities and Marginalized Groups in Nepal'. The main objective of the report was to highlight the adverse situation and challenges faced by People with Disabilities and marginalized […]
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COVID and Disability-Related Information, Fliers and Distributed at Province Level

Under the growing risk of infection, uncertainty and bizarre distribution of information with no means to determine which is true, NIDWAN attempted to be a reliable source of information. In coordination with the Provincial focal person of NIDWAN, we were able to disseminate COVID and Disability-related information through fliers and posters in various provinces. These […]
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COVID Case studies on Women with Disabilities

Taking into account the lack of coverage and struggles of People with Disabilities in the mainstream, NIDWAN interviewed 30 Women with Disabilities to understand and hear their stories and challenges they faced in the pandemic and published ‘COVID Case studies on Women with Disabilities’. The case studies shows the unheard stories of Women with Disabilities […]

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Provided Information on Inclusive Gender, Disability and Indigenous Friendly COVID response via Statement and Television Announcement

Realizing the COVID 19 Pandemic, NIDWAN released key recommendations as a necessary step to ensure and follow gender, indigenous and disability-inclusive COVID 19 Response suggestions. The two pages document was prepared for stakeholders to assimilate the different COVID 19 interventions and measures to be applied. The document was widely disseminated among members, partners and other […]

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Home Peer Counseling Support to Indigenous Women and Girls with Disabilities

Taking into account numerous cases of violence and deteriorating mental well-being of Indigenous Women and Girls with Disabilities due to lockdown from within the family sphere, NIDWAN provided home peer support for counselling, collecting information and narratives from PWDs in this pandemic along with their complaints and suggestions. The home counselling was led by our […]

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NIDWAN Discussion Series

In the midst of the pandemic, NIDWAN Discussion Series is an endeavour of NIDWAN to create a platform for true, relevant and reliable information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and its different aspects for those not embodied by the existing information system. The NIDWAN discussion series played a significant role in realizing, recognizing and addressing the […]

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Health Hygiene Kits

Continuing the COVID relief support activities NIDWAN recognized that for Women with Disabilities besides food and medicine, WASH and DRRM materials were as essential as this need was not recognized by any other entities. Considering this scenario NIDWAN created the 'Health Hygiene Kit', supported by Urgent Action Fund and PAWANKA FUND and has been continuously […]

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Distribution of COVID Relief Packages

With the support of the Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact and Minority Groups International, NIDWAN has started COVID-19 Pandemic Relief Planning and Distribution to the PWDs based on their necessities and medical requirements in the year 2020. The relief materials were organized based on the needs of the targeted people consisting of a food package, a  […]

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Tele Counseling Support and Prepared and Disseminated Radio Jingle, COVID and Disability Awareness Radio Program

Considering the bizarre situation of COVID pandemic and lockdown, with the support from the Lalitpur Municipality, MRG, and PAWANKA Fund, NIDWAN operated Tele-counseling and peer support for more than 500 People with Disabilities in the Lalitpur Municipality. Four certified peer counsellors i.e. Ms. Dev Kala Parajuli, Ms. Anita Ghimire, Ms. Sonika Dahal, and Mr. Kesh […]

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