Nepal's 'silent' food crisis

Published on 15 December 2009

The financial crisis has left the World Food Programme short of funds. For the people of Nepal, the consequences are dire. Last April I watched an ancient Russian helicopter landing at a remote dirt airstrip in western Nepal. The chopper had been chartered by the World Food Programme to fly in food to Mugu, the poorest district in Nepal, a country still recovering from a 10-year civil war.

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