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  • 05/10/2015 — Nepal

    Focus On Zero Hunger: Nepal (Episode 4)

    A WFP team has trekked into the Himalayas to unfurl a flag representing the Sustainable Development Goal of Zero Hunger, as part of an international effort to bring the global goals to the world’s attention. WFP’s flag-bearer Nimdoma Sherpa climbed 2,000 metres and overcame rain, fog, rough trails and steep ascents to reach the village of Kerauja, in Gorkha district. As a child, Nimdoma received WFP school meals and at the age of 17, in 2008, she became the then-youngest woman to summit Mount Everest. Now, Nimdoma is using her climbing expertise to help WFP reach villages affected by the April earthquake. She was accompanied on this trip by a train of mules bringing rice as part of the recovery effort.

  • 24/06/2015 — Nepal

    Nepal: The Steep Path To Recovery

    Thousands of porters are carrying food and other relief high into Nepal’s mountains, and repairing trails as they go, as part of a shift by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) from emergency response to longer-term recovery after the 25 April earthquake. “We have started the difficult transition from the emergency period to the early recovery phase – providing cash, employment and rebuilding opportunities for people heavily impacted by the disaster,” said Richard Ragan, WFP’s Emergency Coordinator in Nepal. In the last two months, WFP has reached almost 2 million people with life-saving food assistance. Also, as the lead UN agency for logistic, WFP has been providing other humanitarian agencies with essential logistics and telecommunication services. However, to maintain and expand an operation of this scope and logistical complexity, sustained financial support is required. WFP’s operation in Nepal is 38 percent funded and US$74 million is needed to keep providing assistance until the end of the year. 

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Publications

  • Nepal, School Feeding Programme: an Evaluation

    Nepal, School Feeding Programme: an Evaluation
    The decentralized evaluation has been commissioned by the WFP Nepal Country Office and covers the school feeding programme (SFP) implemented by the World Food Programme...
  • Seasonal Monitor

    Seasonal Monitor
    The WFP Seasonal Monitor examines satellite imagery of rainfall and vegetation in order to assess the development of the growing season and how such conditions might impact the lives and livelihoods of the...
  • Conducting Mobile Surveys Responsibly: A Field Book for WFP Staff, May 2017

    Conducting Mobile Surveys Responsibly: A Field Book for WFP Staff, May 2017
    The field book outlines the main risks for staff engaged in mobile data collection and helps promote responsible data collection/storage/sharing in the very complex environment...
  • The Market Monitor

    The Market Monitor
    This bulletin provides information on price changes for the most commonly consumed staples and their potential impacts on the cost of the basic food basket. ...

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