eISSN : 2671-5732 / pISSN : 2234-2214
DOI : 10.14251/jscm.2021.3.11
- Role of ICT in Crisis and Emergency Management: A Case of Nepalese Education Perspective -
The COVID-19, a pandemic caused by acute respiratory syndrome Coronavirus 2, was first identified in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. It spread across the world leading the World Health Organization to declare it a pandemic on 11 March 2020. As WHO confirmed human to human transmission of COVID-19 and given the high rate of international movement that happens on a daily basis from and to all countries, Nepal has not remained unaffected by the pandemic. The objectives of this paper is to highlight major impacts of COVID-19 in education sectors in Nepal and use of ICT to cope with this pandemic. Different cases and impacts of COVID-19 were taken in this study and significance of ICT have been highlighted to minimize international pandemic.