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3 May 2015

Nepal Earthquake - WFP Expanding Relief Operation in Hardest Hit Areas (For the Media)

Just over a week after the earthquake, WFP has distributed food to more than 196,000 people, and has positioned supplies to feed about half a million people, in the worst-affected areas. The coming monsoon season means the clock is ticking to provide assistance to people who have lost everything. WFP is boosting its air and land assets to urgently reach more people, with both food and shelter, in the coming days. WFP urgently needs US$116.6 million to provide food for 1.4 million affected people for three months. For common services related to logistics, air transport and telecommunications, WFP requires another US$34 million over the next three months. ​Text transcript of this video

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