Malnutrition crisis looms for remote Himalayan villages

Published on 18 May 2011

The remote mountains of Nepal are suffering from a severe food crisis, but a lack of funding means aid agencies cannot continue to carry out relief operations. (..) For the past decade, international agencies like the UN World Food Programme (WFP) have been flying food into this region to prevent starvation. But the WFP has said that within the next two months it will drastically scale down aid to Nepal.

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