Locals of around six VDCs in Udayapur district, eastern Nepal have been facing scarcity of drinking water with the advent of dry season. They are forced to collect water from Sunkoshi river walking two hours down on foot. Similarly, people in Balkhu area, Kathmandu district, central Nepal are also facing same problem since the past six months due to water supply cut off by ongoing road expansion works. They are forced to buy water from the private water suppliers.
March 24, 27