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Disease, hunger and chronic poverty kill people in Humla

Humla, once the crown of the ancient caravan trade route, today has the worst human development index in the country. Its people are deprived of the most basic of necessities, such as clean drinking water, nutritious food, health services, basic education, and sanitation. And the people’s miseries, experts say, were not created overnight: they are a result of continuous neglect by incumbent and past governments. Disease, hunger and chronic poverty kill people in Humla
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Arjun Poudel
Published at : May 5, 2019
Updated at : May 6, 2019 18:21
Kathmandu

Arjun Poudel

Arjun Poudel is a health reporter for The Kathmandu Post. Before joining the Post, he worked for Sagarmatha Television, Naya Patrika, Republica and The Himalayan Times.


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