Incident Reports

A week long lockdown imposed in Sunsari


A prohibitory order is issued in the Sunsari district after the rapid spread of the second phase of corona infection. Chief District Officer of Sunsari, issued a notice on April 28 stating that the prohibitory order will be enforced from midnight on April 30 to midnight on May 7 in the entire Sunsari district.

The government has given the local administration the right to impose a ban if the number of infected people exceeds 500 in urban areas and 200 in hilly areas. So far, more than a dozen districts of the country have issued the orders and some districts are preparing to issue the prohibition.

Details and Impacts
Violent / Non-violent Nonviolent
Event Duration More than 7 days
Primary Form Curfew/prohibitory order issues by the state
Primary Cause Other governance issues
Secondary Cause Lockdown Enforcement
Actor 1 - Number of people n/a
Actor 1 - Affiliations Local authorities (incl VDC, district, gov. line agencies at local level except education and health)
Actor 1 - Youth na
Actor 2 - Number of people n/a
Actor 2 - Affiliation (Target) Citizen/Individuals
Actor 2 - Youth na
National/Online Media