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NEPAL Flood_July 2019(V3)

Heavy rainfall on 11-12 July caused landslides and flooding in 32 Districts, affecting the food security of an estimated 33,000 households Flooding was most severe in 11 Terai districts of Provinces 1 and 2.

While food commodity markets have largely recovered, the destruction of household food stocks and of rice plantation 35,000+ hectares of rice losses) pose an immediate challenge for food security, and also through the end-of-year harvest period. Food security was also affected by extensive damage to assets, housing and water and sanitation infrastructure.

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