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WFP Welcomes Japan's Support for Nepal Earthquake Survivors
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The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) today welcomed a contribution of US$3 million from the Government of Japan to support its emergency response in Nepal, including the provision of essential logistics services for the entire humanitarian community. Japan’s contribution is part of its US$14 million assistanc package to the people affected by the recent earthquakes in Nepal. "The challenge we are facing is reaching out to the people in dire need of assistance. WFP is our reliable partner to extend the assistance to the most vulnerable people in Nepal. This is a very crucial time to boost the delivering capacity to those in need before the rainy season," said the Ambassador of Japan, Masashi Ogawa, at the handover ceremony. US$1.5 million of the contribution will go towards WFP’s emergency food assistance operation, and will assist more than 130,000 earthquake survivors in Sindhupalchok and the other hardest hit districts.

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WFP ,   (2015 )
Type / Script:
Press Release in English
Keywords:
NATURAL DISASTERS, DISASTER RELIEF, EARTHQUAKES, EARTHQUAKE ZONES, DISASTER PREVENTION, EARTHQUAKE PREDICTION, EMERGENCY SERVICES, NATURAL PHENOMENA, SEISMIC ACTIVITY, GEOLOGICAL FAULTS, HUMANITARIAN COMMUNITY, DEVELOPMENT CAPACITY, RELIEF ORGANIZATION, EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES, DISASTER VICTIMS, FOOD SERVICES, EMERGENCY RELIEF
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 WFP : Food and Emergency humanitarian logistict support
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13.02.00  -  Disaster Prevention, Preparedness And Relief
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