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Funding Shortfalls of Hunger Crises in 2006


The 10 Largest Hunger Crises

(As at November 1, 2006)

These data show funding shortfalls of the WFP's relief projects with the largest number of people to be helped by the WFP operation.

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 (PRROs) and Emergency Operations. WFP Emergency Operations and PRROs begin throughout the year and usually last between 3 months and 2 years. The data below show how much relief is needed only in 2006.

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



*Planned Beneficiaries: The estimated number of people to be helped by the WFP operation. For any two WFP operations covering the same group of beneficiaries, the total beneficiary number is counted only once, only the larger case load is included in the computation.

**Resources to Raise indicates the planned level of WFP distribution in calendar year 2006 based on most recent assessment, minus carry-over resources from previous periods. These figures may be revised throughout the year in function of budget revision.

***Shortfall as at November 1, 2006 indicate the portion of the Resources to Raise in 2006 which remains unfunded.

Iraq (1) Assistance to Primary School Children and Vulnerable Groups (Emergency Operation)
Philippines (2) Assistance to the Conflict affected Mindanao (Emergency Operation)
Indonesia (3) Assistance Recovery and Nutritional Rehabilitation (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)
Sudan (4) Food Assistance to Population Affected by Conflict (Emergency Operation)
Kenya (5) Food Assistance to Drought-Affected People (Emergency Operation)
Afghanistan (6) Post-Conflict Relief and Rehabilitation (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)
Uganda (7) Targeted Food Assistance for Relief and Recovery of Refugees Displaced People and Vulnerable Groups (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)
Southern Africa Regional (8) Assistance to Populations in Southern Africa Vulnerable to Food Insecurity and the Impact of HIV/AIDS (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)
Ethiopia (9) Enabling Livelihood Protection and Promotion (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)
Niger (10) Strengthening the Means of Subsistance of Vulnerable Populations and Targeted Assistance for Malnourished Children (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)



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