As Nepal braces for the second wave of COVID-19, Mercy Corps Nepal team have launched an immediate response in its working districts of Sudurpaschim and Karnali Province. Currently, MCN has provided masks, face shields, sanitizers, PPE and bottled water to provincial health clusters and local government.
Mercy Corps is also responding to the immediate needs of health care and essential equipments like Oxygen Concentrator, Cylinders,PPE (masks, sanitizer, reusable gown) for health institutions and Home Care kits for people living in isolation. These items will support the health institutions for better service delivery to COVID-19 affected individuals in our working areas.
Christie Getman, Mercy Corps Nepal country director, in an interview with CNN international talks about the serious second wave crisis here in Nepal. Mercy Corps Nepal, as part of its second wave COVID-19 Emergency Response, is working to capture the attention of the international community via media engagement and disseminate the current crisis to garner further support.