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Funding Shortfalls of Hunger Crises in 2003


The 10 Crises with the Largest Share of Shortfalls (%)

(As at October 10, 2003)

Source: World Food Programme

These data show funding shortfalls of the WFP's relief projects with the largest percentage of 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.

Tanzania is not included among the 10 largest percentage shortfalls 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 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) War and drought-affected people (Emergency Operation)

(2) Assistance to returnees and vulnerable groups (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)

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

(4) Assistance to vulnerable groups (Emergency Operation)

(5) Western Sahara refugees (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)

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

(7) People affected by armed conflicts (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)

(8) Assistance to internally displaced persons, refugees and vulnerable people (Emergency Operation)

(9) Relief and recovery of refugees (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)

(10) Assistance to refugees (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)


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