DOTI, April 12: Twenty two families from Dipayal Silgadhi Municipality-8 of Doti district are currently stranded in Haliyal, Banglore of India due to the lockdown, imposed by both India and Nepal. Neither are they able to return home, nor do they have enough money and food left to survive in an alienated land. It has been about a month since the daily wage earners are locked inside their rooms. And it is not sure when the situation will be normal.

SURKHET, April 4: The Karnali State government has started sending food items to the mountainous districts in the State via air. The State government decided to supply foodstuffs to Humla, Dolpa and Mugu districts through private aircraft. In case of Humla and Dolpa, air service is the only means of transportation.

Govt limits export of foodstuff

March 6, 2020 07:48 am

KATHMANDU, March 6: In view of a possible food crisis because of the spread of the new coronavirus, the government has urged local authorities to limit the export of Nepali foodstuff and essential goods to other countries. The provincial and local governments have been asked to ensure the smooth supply of foodstuff in their respective areas and to initiate public awareness measures against COVID-19.

Food crisis in seven districts

August 4, 2019 17:15 pm

BIRENDRANAGAR, August 4: Seven out of 10 districts in Karnali State often face food crisis. Dailekh, Jajarkot, Kalikot, Jumla, Humla, Dolpa and Mugu are the districts which can manage food stuff hardly for three months with its little product.

BAJHANG, Jan 20: ​ Birkise Rokaya, 58, was never this happy before. With food depot now in village, he thinks that food crisis won't hit his village anymore.