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30 May 2011 description
report Concern Worldwide

Foreword from the Chief Executive Officer

01 Jun 2008 description

Part I: Operational Requirements and Shortfalls

Overview of the 2008 Programme of Work

As the second semester of 2008 begins, the World Food Programme continues to focus its attention on the more than 81 million beneficiaries requiring food assistance. The total cost of 2008 activities is just over US$4.78 billion. Considering carry-over stocks and resources mobilized so far in 2008, and considering US$1 billion for prepositioning of food stocks for 2009, the total shortfall at this time of the year is US$2.71 billion.

04 Nov 2006 description


1. Les documents préparés en vue de la trente-deuxième session du CSA, dont le dernier numéro de SOFI (2006), passent en revue et commentent les progrès réalisés dans la lutte contre la faim par rapport au Sommet mondial de l'alimentation (SMA) et aux Objectifs de développement du millénaire (ODM).

31 Mar 2006 description
report Save the Children

Afghanistan What's happening in Afghanistan?

31 Oct 2004 description



As of October 2004, the number of countries facing serious food shortages throughout the world stands at 35 with 23 in Africa, 6 in Asia/Near East, 5 in Latin America and 1 in Europe. The causes are varied but civil strife and adverse weather, including drought predominate. In many of these countries, the HIV/AIDS pandemic is a major contributing factor.

26 Sep 2002 description
report Global IDP Project

A Global Overview of Internal Displacement