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 -  One of the poorest and least developed countries in the western hemisphere, it is prone to natural disasters – from drought and flooding to seasonal hurricanes and tropical storms. The complex humanitarian context ...READ MORE
 - The report presents a comprehensive post disaster needs assessment exercise, launched simultaneously with response and relief efforts at the request of the Government of Nepal, with ...read more
06/07/2015
 - In a country where two out of three people depend on agriculture for their livelihoods, the earthquakes have been disastrous for many of Nepal’s farmers. Following ...read more
29/06/2015
 - In May, the Nepal Food Security Cluster carried out a detailed assessment of the impact of the earthquakes on food production and agricultural livelihoods. The Agricultural ...read more
29/06/2015
 - Highlights FAO is supporting Government-led efforts to address food security and livelihood needs in six districts most severely affected by the earthquakes: Nuwakot, Dhading, Gorkha, Rasuwa, Dolakha ...read more
29/06/2015
 - Some $20 million is urgently needed to support farmers in earthquake-hit Nepal resume agricultural activities and stave off the threat of prolonged food insecurity facing an ...read more
19/06/2015
 - FAO watershed management and mountains team leader, Thomas Hofer, visited Nepal to meet with farmers and see how their livelihoods have been affected by the earthquakes. ...read more
16/06/2015
 - Since the earthquakes in Nepal, some farmers have noticed water disappearing into the ground, leaving just-watered terraces suddenly dry. Certain springs have dried up while others ...read more
15/06/2015
 - Most affected Village Development Committees (VDCs) in the six affected districts (Dhading, Dolakha, Gorkha, Nuwakot, Rasuwa, Sindhupolchok) after the 2015 Nepal earthquakes. These districts are situated ...read more
11/06/2015
 - The earthquake that struck Nepal on April 25th resulted in huge devastation across 14 districts in the country. Six districts – Dhading, Dolokha, Gorkha, Nuwakot, Rasuwa ...read more
09/06/2015
 - Half of all farming households in key rural districts lost nearly all of their stored crops of rice, maize, wheat and millet in the recent Nepal ...read more
08/06/2015
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