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The Peace Corps established a program in Nepal in 1962 and placed the first group of 100 Volunteers in education and agriculture assignments. To date, over 4,000 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in a wide variety of programs to assist the government of Nepal in delivering essential services to the Nepalese. The deteriorating security situation forced Peace Corps/Nepal to reduce its training input in Fiscal Year 2000 and again in Fiscal Year 2002.
The program in Nepal was officially suspended on September 13, 2004. The Peace Corps has had a successful 42-year program in Nepal, making great strides in the areas of small business development, education, environment, youth development and working on health and HIV/AIDS education and awareness.
 Peace Corps News
- Event briefs: Program to explore Tibet, Nepal - Kenosha News (Oct 31)
- Working in Nepal - MSUToday (Oct 01)
- Filmmakers Without Borders Non Profit Takes Cue From Peace Corps - Indie Wire (blog) (Sep 22)
- Nepal Struggles To Help Villages Washed Away In Floods - KPBS (Sep 11)
- 31 Peace Corps volunteers arrive - Republica (Sep 07)
- Students Travel to Nepal - Keene State College (Aug 19)
- Seeking paradise through a lens - Wicked Local Taunton (Jul 29)
- Kenya Peace Corps Programs Suspended Amid Security Concerns - Newsmax.com (Jul 25)
- Peace Corps Volunteers Pulled From Kenya - The Inquisitr (Jul 24)
- US pulls over 50 Peace Corps volunteers from Kenya for safety reasons as terror ... - Daily Mail (Jul 24)
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