KATHMANDU, Sept 30: Nepal has been declared as Open Defecation Free nation on Monday.

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Nepal to be declared ODF nation on Sept 30

September 27, 2019 16:19 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 27: The government is planning to declare Nepal as Open Defecation Free nation on September 30.

Sunsari declared 'ODF district'

July 4, 2018 09:29 am

ITAHARI, July 4: Sunsari district has been formally declared an open defecation-free (ODF) district.  With this, Sunsari has become the 56th district to be declared as the ODF district.

UDAYAPUR, June 20: It has been four years since Udayapur was declared an Open Defecation Free (ODF) Zone but the locals of Musahar community living in various parts of the district have just started making and using toilets.

NUWAKOT, April 10: Preparations are underway to declare Bidur Municipality, the largest local unit of Nuwakot district, an Open Defecation Free (ODF) zone on April 13.

RAJBIRAJ, Mar 27: Shambhunath Municipality in Saptari district has been declared the open defecation free and fully immunized municipality.

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ODF campaign ineffective in Jhapa

March 11, 2018 03:23 am

DAMAK, March 10: Open defecation free (ODF) campaign, which had started with an objective to make the country free of open defecation by 2017, still has not succeeded in Jhapa district.

No toilets for Dalits in ODF Rukum

February 20, 2018 05:00 am

RUKUM, Feb 20: Rukum was declared an Open Defecation Free (ODF) zone on December 22, 2014, after the successful construction of toilets in 97 percent of the houses and dozens of public areas.

BHADRAPUR, Dec 26: The campaign to make Jhapa an Open Defecation Free (ODF) zone by 2017 is likely to fail due to lack of initiatives and surveillance from the bodies concerned.

SAPTARI, Dec 17: A few months ago, Saptari and various other districts of tarai were hit by devastating floods. Many villages including Sakarpura were chronically ravaged by flood water. The floods inundated more than 1,500 houses and destroyed infrastructures like roads and bridges.

RAJBIRAJ, Dec 12: Rajbiraj has earned the reputation of a city with well-managed settlements.

MANANG, July 3: Mountainous district Manang has gained the status of an Open Defecation Free (ODF) zone as 1,265 out of the 1,275 houses in the district successfully constructed toilets.