Communication in crisis is vital. Imagine how inordinate it would have been the intensity of coronavirus catastrophe up until now had there not been modern communication tools to prevent the spread of the virus. Effective communication is the most powerful weapon to fight the virus. Coping with the fright of deadly virus will largely depend upon how constructive messaging we can give to prevent its contagion. Proper flow of information at the right time can save the lives of people whereas its absence or misinformation can have shattering consequences.
Kathmandu is now overcrowded by migrants from across the country and the trend is in rapid rise. However, there was a time when people from the capital used to migrate to outside, many to remote areas of the country for various reasons.