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Funding Shortfalls of Hunger Crises in 2002


The 10 Largest Crises

(As at October 15, 2002)

Source: World Food Programme

These data show funding shortfalls of the WFP's relief projects with the largest number of people to be helped by the WFP operation. Although Cambodia was one of the largest crises of 2002 with 1,438,334 estimated beneficiaries, it is not included here, due to lack of data on shortfalls.

The data include only the hunger crises for which the WFP appealed for funding. The crises include both the WFP's Protracted Relief and Recovery Operations and Emergency Operations. They only include the WFP's ongoing operations, not those already completed.

The figures in US$ represent the value of food quantities.



*Resources to Raise indicates the projected level of WFP distribution in calendar year 2002 based on most recent assessment, minus carry-over stocks or carry-over contributions. The WFP revise these figures upwards throughout the year when budget revisions requiring increased commitment or new operations are approved.

**Shortfall indicates Resources to Raise in 2002 minus contributions and allocations.

(1) Relief and recovery (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)

(2) War victims (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)

(3) Crisis response (Emergency Operation)

(4) Drought affected (Emergency Operation)

(5) Assistance to vulnerable groups (Emergency Operation)

(6) Refugees and vulnerable populations (Emergency Operation)

(7) War/drought-affected people (Emergency Operation)

(8) Internally displaced peoples/urban poor (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)

(9) Crop failure (Emergency Operation)

(10) Drought (Emergency Operation)

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