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Emergency Food Assistance to Populations Affected by Earthquake in Nepal

Countries: Nepal | Operations ID: 200668 | Operations type: Emergency Operation (EMOP)

This operation has expired on 31 January 2016.

An earthquake hit the Nepal on 25th April causing significant destruction and massive population displacements. Initial government/United Nations reports indicate that the areas of Kathmandu, Baktapur, Lalitpur, Palanchok, Sindulpalchowk, Kavre, Nuwakot, Rasuwa, Dolakha, Dhading in the Central Region, and Kaski, Gorkha, Lamjung in the Western Region, have been hit the hardest. As the magnitude of this disaster continues to unfold, an estimated 6.5 million people are currently reported as directly affected. Of those, WFP estimates that 1.4 million will require immediate food assistance.