Incident Reports

Week long lockdown imposed in Morang


District Administration Office Morang has issued a week-long prohibitory order with effect from midnight of May 1 till midnight of May 7 at four local levels, including Biratnagar Metropolitan City, Budhiganga Municipality, Jahada Municipality, and Kalahari Municipality ( Ward 1,2,3 & 4).

The District crisis management committee decided to impose the order as the number of infected people with the daily rise in Covid-19 infection. During this period, no one would be allowed to go out of the house from 8 pm to 5 am. Moreover, vehicles other than essential services will not be allowed to operate. Similarly, the shops for daily necessities and construction materials will be open for two hours from 8 am to 10 am.

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 1
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
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