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Emergency Food Assistance to Populations Affected by Earthquake in Nepal

An earthquake hit the Nepal on 25th April causing significant destruction and massive population displacements. Initial government/United Nations reports indicate that the areas of Kathmandu, Baktapur, Lalitpur, Palanchok, Sindulpalchowk, Kavre, Nuwakot, Rasuwa, Dolakha, Dhading in the Central Region, and Kaski, Gorkha, Lamjung in the Western Region, have been hit the hardest. As the magnitude of this disaster continues to unfold, an estimated 6.5 million people are currently reported as directly affected. Of those, WFP estimates that 1.4 million will require immediate food assistance. 

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Planned Beneficiaries0
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Beneficiary needs ($US)52,420,187
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Threats to food security
  • High Food Prices
  • Frequent Natural Disasters
  • Geographical Isolation
  • Climate Change