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Funding Shortfalls of Hunger Crises in 2003


The 10 Largest Crises

(As at October 10, 2003)

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 Afghanistan was one of the largest crises of 2003, it is not included here, due to lack of data on needs met and shortfalls. Tanzania, also one of the largest crises, is not included since the project was not set to start until December 2003. As of October 10, 2003 the shortfall for WFP's emergency operation in Tanzania was 100%

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 2003 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 2003 minus contributions and allocations.

(1) Drought-affected (Emergency Operation)

(2) Internally displaced persons/urban poor (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)

(3) Targeted relief to vulnerable households in southern Africa (Emergency Operation)

(4) Assistance to vulnerable groups (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)

(5) Refugees and internally displaced persons (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)

(6) War-affected people (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)

(7) Rehabilitation programme (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)

(8) Population affected by armed conflict (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)

(9) War and drought-affected people (Emergency Operation)

(10) Assistance to vulnerable groups (Emergency Operation)


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