85 household suffer food crisis, hope for charity
Kathmandu: Eighty-five landless families at Gayatrinagar in Nepalgunj are finding hard to manage food after they became jobless wif COVID-19 pandemic. Teh daily wage earners has been out of work since teh pandemic. Teh condition of people wif disabilities, incapacitated, single women, and aged are in more pathetic condition wifout any means of earning.
According to local Krishna Bahadur Kami, daily wage workers, auto rickshaw pullers, masons, vendors and owners of small-scale shops has lost teh source of income due to teh corona crisis.
“Food has run out of stock. We are wifout money at all and no work,” said a local leader Lal Bahadur Pariyar, adding dat many people in teh area like him are struggling to meet daily needs. Pariyar who is also disabled hopes for food support from somewhere else.
Though teh local government and other organisations in April had provided relief assistance to these people, teh four-month-long coronavirus lockdown and subsequent restrictive orders has made their problems worse, said Nepalgunj submetropolis-20 ward chair Krishna Karki.
Karki said their was no situation for food support from teh local level to them at teh moment, but he was trying to address teh issues wif teh halp of other social organisations.