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2008-08-10 06:00:23

Text of report by Nepalnews.com website on 10 August The government is preparing to bring out an action plan to deal with severe food shortage gripping tens of thousands of people in nine districts of northwestern Nepal. "Well, we are preparing action plan. There are several issues being discussed by us, there should special plan to increase production and productivity, and due to open border we have not been able to check export of food despite the order to ban them. So we are looking...

2008-07-08 09:00:46

Famine looms large in far-western Nepal KATHMANDU, July 7 (Xinhua) -- Famine looms large in many far- west districts of Nepal, local newspaper The Kathmandu Post reported on Monday. "I have eaten nothing since I devoured two loaves of bread yesterday," said a pale looking Dhirendra Nepali, 13, of Kolti, Bajura district in Farwestern Development Region, some 420 km west of Nepali capital Kathmandu, while he was returning home empty handed from the Kolti food depot of the state-run Nepal...

2008-07-07 03:00:20

Text of report by Nepalese newspaper Kathmandu Post via eKantipur website on 7 July Bajura, 6 July: "I have eaten nothing since I devoured two loaves of bread yesterday," said a pale looking Dhirendra Nepali, 13, of Kolti while he was returning home empty-handed from the Kolti food depot of Nepal Food Corporation (NFC). The acute food crisis has been looming in at least 11 VDCs [village development committee areas] in northeastern Bajura District [i.e. the northeast of the district, in...