Incident Reports

Locals protest against setting up of isolation ward in settlement


Madhes, Parsa, Birgunj, Ward 16

Locals of Nagawa, Birgunj protested against setting up of isolation ward for people infected with coronavirus in a hotel inside the dense settlement. The locals of Birjung metropolitan-16 staged the protest on Wednesday defying lockdown. 

The ward chairperson informed that the locals staged the protest because setting up of the isolation ward in the dense settlement would increase the risk of the infection spreading. 

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Primary Form Demonstration
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Secondary Cause Quarantine Management
Actor 1 - Number of people 12
Actor 1 - Affiliations Protesters/demonstrators
Actor 1 - Youth unknown
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 2 - Youth na
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