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Emergency Update - 2

Since the paddy crop failure of last summer in Saptari and Siraha, the food security situation for many poor households in these two districts in the Eastern Terai remains precarious. The current floods across the Terai have affected many parts of Saptari and Siraha exacerbating the situation.
Unfortunately, ethnic tension and insecurity has prevented WFP from conducting an in-depth emergency food security assessment in these districts and to date, the delivery of humanitarian assistance to people most in need. The current flood situation may provide an opportunity to do so.

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