10 August 2015
KATHMANDU – At the request of the district government, in Sindhupalchowk, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has begun a joint engineering assessment of secondary rural roads that have been blocked by recent landslides. The assessment will help authorities understand what is required for repairs to take place.
20 July 2015
KATHMANDU – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is in the process of destroying 7.8 metric tons of spoiled rice that were identified in Gorkha.
16 July 2015
KATHMANDU: The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) seeks to correct some points published in the news today.
3 July 2015
KATHMANDU – WFP’s humanitarian response to the people of Nepal is carried out in close partnership with the Nepali government. Working with authorities at the central, district and Village Development Committee levels and with local partners, WFP has to date reached over two million people with food.
24 June 2015
KATHMANDU – Thousands of porters are carrying food and other relief high into Nepal’s mountains, and repairing trails as they go, as part of a shift by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) from emergency response to longer-term recovery after the 25 April earthquake.
21 June 2015
19 June 2015
KATHMANDU – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has launched an immediate investigation into how 120 bags of rice in Laprak, Gorkha district, were damaged.
18 June 2015
KATHMANDU - WFP has investigated deliveries of rice made to earthquake-affected communities this week in Laprak VDC in Gorkha District, Nepal, and found that some of the food was damaged by monsoon rains during transport.
5 June 2015
Investigation in Laprak finds rice is not from the World Food Programme (WFP).
29 May 2015
WFP takes food quality and safety extremely seriously. We follow up on any reports we receive as a matter of priority and investigate each case and have so far not found any evidence of inedible rice.
- Nepalese women climbers set out to break male dominance of mountaineering by scaling 7 peaks Source: The Washington Post / AP
- How food keeps Nepalese children in education Source: BBC World Class
- Germany gives Rs 54m to WFP-Nepal Source: My Republica (Nepal)
- NEPAL: Gender discrimination fuels malnutrition Source: IRIN
- Food security situation remains stable Source: The Himalayan Times