4.6 million foodinsecure people
1.4 million malnourished pregnant and lactating women
US$ 6.37 million, sixmonth (JuneNovember 2019) net funding requirements
201,415 children received WFP school meals in May 2019.
WFP held a ceremony to mark the beginning of the construction of a Forward Logistics Base (FLB) in Province 5. WFP will manage the base, in close cooperation with the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal and the Ministry of Home Affairs. This FLB, one of the seven planned, will support provincial and national emergency response operations across the country.
Once completed, the network of FLBs across the country will improve storage and transport of relief goods to remote locations in times of disaster. The ceremony was attended by the British Parliamentary UnderSecretary of State for International Development, Baroness Elizabeth Sugg.
The construction of earthquake resilient kitchens has started in 20 schools in Dailekh District under the School Infrastructure Development project which is a part of the School Meals Programme.
WFP has contracted the Nepal Development Research Institute for the food security ATLAS, which will provide a spatial overview of the core issues that affect food security.
Under the PURNIMA trail construction project, work has concluded in Dharcha Gaupalika. 53 percent of the workforce at this construction site were women.
Under Strategic Outcome 3 of the Country Strategic Plan, WFP conducted a field visit to the climate change programme districts, of Kalikot, Jumla and Mugu, to inaugurate the project with key stakeholders and partners and newly appointed field coordinators.
WFP supported two Practical Emergency Logistics Trainings, which were delivered to the Nepal Police and Armed forces. Over 80 participants attended these sessions held in Kurintar and at the Humanitarian Staging Area in Kathmandu.
Source: World Food Programme