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11 Jul 2018 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • In June 2018, retail prices of most food commodities monitored in 15 markets across Nepal were relatively stable (or had only marginally increased) due to sufficient availability from domestic production and imports.

  • The overall inflation rate in May 2018 was 4.1 percent. The food and beverage group was stable at 3.2 percent, although several food sub-groups were relatively higher: vegetables (13.4 percent), fruits (11.4 percent) and milk and milk products (7.6 percent).

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26 Jun 2018 description

The eight mountain districts of Provinces 6 (Karnali) and 7 are some of the most food insecure areas of Nepal, with higher prevalence of poverty and stunting than any other area or the national average. The frequent occurrence of shocks such as the 2015/16 winter drought poses further risks to food insecurity.

13 Jun 2018 description

Every year, between June and September, flooding and landslide in the Terai and Hills respectively warrants increased preparedness by the Government and the Humanitarian Country Team (HCT). Beginning in the second week of August 2017, Nepal experienced a period of sustained, heavy rainfall resulting in widespread flooding across 35 of the country’s 75 districts. Several districts recorded the heaviest rainfall in 60 years, and over 80 percent of land in the southern Terai region was inundated by flood waters.

13 Jun 2018 description

Every year, between June and September, flooding and landslide in the Terai and Hills respectively warrants increased preparedness by the Government and the Humanitarian Country Team (HCT). Beginning in the second week of August 2017, Nepal experienced a period of sustained, heavy rainfall resulting in widespread flooding across 35 of the country’s 75 districts. Several districts recorded the heaviest rainfall in 60 years, and over 80 percent of land in the southern Terai region was inundated by flood waters.

13 Jun 2018 description

Every year, between June and September, flooding and landslide in the Terai and Hills respectively warrants increased preparedness by the Government and the Humanitarian Country Team (HCT). Beginning in the second week of August 2017, Nepal experienced a period of sustained, heavy rainfall resulting in widespread flooding across 35 of the country’s 75 districts. Several districts recorded the heaviest rainfall in 60 years, and over 80 percent of land in the southern Terai region was inundated by flood waters.

13 Jun 2018 description

Every year, between June and September, flooding and landslide in the Terai and Hills respectively warrants increased preparedness by the Government and the Humanitarian Country Team (HCT). Beginning in the second week of August 2017, Nepal experienced a period of sustained, heavy rainfall resulting in widespread flooding across 35 of the country’s 75 districts. Several districts recorded the heaviest rainfall in 60 years, and over 80 percent of land in the southern Terai region was inundated by flood waters.