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Earthquakes
25 May 2015

KATHMANDU – In the month since a devastating earthquake hit Nepal, nearly 2 million people have received food assistance from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and a new phase of the response is underway to reach people in high-altitude villages.


21 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. 

Nepal earthquake
19 May 2015

KATHMANDU – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution of US$3 million from the Government of Japan to support its emergency response in Nepal, including the provision of essential logistics services for the entire humanitarian community. 

Nepal earthquake
8 May 2015

KATHMANDU – Two weeks into the earthquake relief operation, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is warning that food is an increasingly urgent need as it overcomes severe logistical challenges to reach hundreds of thousands of survivors in some of the hardest-hit and most remote areas of Nepal.

Nepal earthquake
6 May 2015

KATHMANDU – The U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) is to receive 3 million urgently-needed nutrition bars in Nepal in the coming days to help support those people left without food in the aftermath of the recent earthquake.

Nepal earthquake, Emergencies
3 May 2015

KATHMANDU – The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin, has concluded her visit to earthquake-affected regions of Nepal where she saw first-hand the achievements, and challenges, of the complex relief operation.

Nepal earthquake, Emergencies
30 April 2015

KATHMANDU – The Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin, is travelling to Nepal today to see at first hand WFP’s operation to assist hundreds of thousands of survivors of the devastating earthquake that hit the country on 25 April.

Nepal earthquake, Emergencies
28 April 2015

 KATHMANDU – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is mounting an emergency operation to help survivors of the Nepal earthquake, with food trucks rolling today into the district of Gorkha, one of the worst-hit areas.


27 March 2015

KATHMANDU – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) together with the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal have today inaugurated the country’s first Humanitarian Staging Area at the Tribhuvan International Airport.


2 March 2015

Dailekh – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has held its Annual Children’s Design Competition at the Bhairabnath Higher secondary school, Naumule Bazar in Dailekh district. The theme for this year’s competition is “Zero Hunger: Infinite Possibilities”. The competition takes place across the world in schools where WFP runs school meals programmes. WFP and the Government of Nepal have been distributing school meals to children in Nepal since 1996.