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Funding Shortfalls of Hunger Crises in 2006


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

(As at November 1, 2006)

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 (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.

Djibouti (1) Assistance to Vulnerable Groups and Somali & Ethiopian Refugees (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)
Gambia (2) Food Assistance to Casamance Refugees (Emergency Operation)
Iraq (3) Assistance to Primary School Children and Vulnerable Groups (Emergency Operation)
Guatemala (4) Recovery & Prevention of Malnutrition in Vulnerable Groups (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)
Somalia (5) Food Aid for Relief and Recovery (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)
Madagascar (6) Preparedness and Mitigation of the Effects of Natural Disasters and Seasonal Food Insecurity (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)
Namibia (7) Assistance to Angolan Refugees (Emergency Operation)
Myanmar (8) Assistance to Returnees and Vulnerable Groups in North Rakhine State and Magway Division (Dry Zone) of Myanmar (Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation)
Cuba (9) Prolonged Drought in the Eastern Region (Emergency Operation)
Central America Regional (10) Regional Emergency Preparedness Operation (Emergency Operation) -- For any two WFP operations covering the same group of beneficiaries, the WFP counts the total beneficiary number only once. The WFP's other operation for "Central America Regional" had 624,371 planned beneficiaries.



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