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Funding Shortfalls of Hunger Crises in 2002


Regional Comparison

(As at October 15, 2002)

Source: World Food Programme

These data compare funding shortfalls of the WFP's relief projects in different regions. 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) Include WFP operations in: Angola, Madagascar, Malawi, Namibia, Southern Africa, and Zambia.

(2) Include WFP operations in: Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal, West Africa Coastal, and Central African republic.

(3) Include WFP operations in: Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, DPR Korea, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.

(4) Include WFP operations in: Rep. of Congo, D.R. Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Great Lakes, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, and Uganda.

(5) Include WFP operations in: Afghanistan, Algeria, Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Palestinian Territories, Tajikistan, and the Republic of Yemen

(6) Include WFP operations in: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, and Former Republic of Yugoslavia.

(7) Include WFP operations in: Central America Regional, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, and Guatemala.

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