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Covid 19 in Nepal: What are the Challenges for indigenous persons with disabilities?

Ms. Pratima explains that the main issue regarding COVID-19 is the language barrier as most indigenous communities do not speak Nepalese and many are illiterate. She explains that the main issue regarding COVID-19 is the language barrier as most indigenous communities do not speak Nepalese and many are illiterate. Official information and communications on COVID-19 are disseminated in the national language and remain mostly inaccessible.

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