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UN Newsletter - Vol. 83 (Mar-Apr 2021)
6/1/2021 2:55:51 PM

Nepalis continue to suffer from pandemic-induced food insecurity even as Nepal sees the first signs of the second wave of Covid-19. A new report released last week shows that 16.8% of households have inadequate food consumption, and nearly 2.7% had insufficient food stock to meet their needs, 43% of children between 6-23 months did not meet the minimum recommended dietary needs.

This newsletter consists of the following headlines:

  • Quarter of Nepalis Still Hungry During Pandemic
  • Nepal Among the First Countries in South Asia to Receive COVAX Shipment
  • Entry Points – Block the Virus but Ensure a Humane Movement
  • Reaching the Unreached: COVID-19 Vaccinations in Jumla
  • Nepal Becomes First Country in Asia Pacific to Vaccinate Refugees Against COVID-19
  • WHO Nepal Hands Over Health Emergency Operation Centers to MoHP
  • ILO Nepal and CBS Jointly Release Child Labour Report 2021
  • Nepali Stakeholders Come Together to Pave Way Forward for Migration Governance in the Country
  • 2021 Season of Archaeological Investigations at Tilaurakot Kapilavastu Concludes
  • Improving Farmers’ Access to Markets
  • Must Queer Art Always Be by Queers, for Queers? Musings on a Recent Comic Workshop
  • High-Level Roundtable on Rethinking Malaria
  • Photo Story: UNHCR

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