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Funding Shortfalls of Hunger Crises in 2006


The 10 Crises with the Largest Value of Shortfalls (US$)

(As at November 1, 2006)

These data show funding shortfalls of the WFP's relief projects with the largest shortfalls in $US. 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)
Somalia (2) Food Aid for Relief and Recovery (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)
Korea DPR (3) Recovery Assistance for Vulnerable Groups in the DPR Korea (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)
Russian Federation (4) Emergency Food Assistance to Vulnerable Groups in the North Caucasus (Emergency Operation)
Angola (5) Food Assistance to Education and Health in Conflict-affected Communities (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)
Pakistan (6) Post Earthquake Relief and Recovery Operation (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)
Indonesia (7) Assistance to Recovery and Nutritional Rehabilitation (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)
Great Lakes Region (8) Relief and Recovery in the Great Lakes Region (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)
Sudan (9) Food Assistance to Population Affected by Conflict (Emergency Operation)
Kenya (10) Food Assistance to Drought-Affected People(Emergency Operation)



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