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Funding Shortfalls of Hunger Crises in 2006


Regional Comparison

(As at November 1, 2006)

Source: World Food Programme

These data compare funding shortfalls of the WFP's relief projects in different regions. 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.

Middle East, Central Asia, Eastern Europe (1) Include WFP operations in: Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, occupied Palestinian Territories, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, and Yemen.

Latin America & Caribbean (2) Include WFP operations in: Bolivia, Central America, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, and Haiti.

Asia (3) Include WFP operations in: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Korea DPR, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Timor-Leste.

East and Central Africa (4) Include WFP operations in: Rep. of Congo, D.R. Congo, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Great lakes, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.

Southern Africa (5) Include WFP operations in: Angola, Madagascar, Malawi, Namibia, Southern Africa, and Zambia.

West Africa (6) Include WFP operations in: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Guinea Bissau, Mali, Mauretania, Niger, Senegal, Togo, and West African Coast.


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