WFP Provides Training To Koshi Victims

Published on 28 July 2009

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) ha said that the first batch of Koshi flood victims have completed vocational training course aimed at providing new careers to those who lost their livelihoods after the Koshi River broke through its embankment last year.

Under its food-for-training programme, more than 1,300 Koshi flood victims will receive job skills in areas such as carpentry, plumbing, electric wiring, masonry and tailoring, a statement by the agency said.

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