17th June 2020

Gallery: Reaching Gurkha veterans in lockdown

We’re doing everything we can to reach Gurkha veterans and widows during these unprecedented times

In response to the increase of COVID-19 cases last month, Nepal’s Home Ministry imposed strict restrictions on movement between Districts. Operating in 20 Welfare Centres across the country, we were already in a strong position to continue reaching Gurkha veterans and widows in all areas. With Pensioner Support Teams positioned in all of our offices, our teams have been distributing a supply of PPE, financial aid and medical aid to those who need it.

In Nepal, a sudden outbreak could be devastating. Because many of the Gurkha veterans and widows we support are over the age of 80, they’re particularly at risk. Despite a country-wide lockdown, we’re doing everything we can to keep them safe.

Check out our galleries below for an insight into how our teams have operated during lockdown:

Bagmati

 

Bheri

 

 

Bhojpur

 

 

 

Butwal

 

Chitwan

 

Damak

Dharan

 

Diktel

 

 

Gorkha

 

Gulmi

 

Kaski

 

Khandbari

 

Lamjung

 

Myagdi

 

Phidim

 

Rumjatar

 

Syangja

 

Tanahun

Taplejung

 

Tehrathum

 

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