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22 Mar 2002 description


Appeal Target CHF 11, 826,783 (USD 7 million/ EUR 8 million)
Period covered: July - December 2001
Programme Update No. 1 issued 18 July 2001
"At a Glance"

Appeal coverage: 61.1%
Related Appeals: East Asia regional appeals (01.37/2002)
Outstanding needs: CHF 4,601,449 (USD 2.7 million/EUR 3.1 million)

22 Feb 2002 description

Launched on: 19 September 2000 for 3 months for CHF 950, 000 (USD 559, 000/EUR 642, 000)
Revised budget: CHF 596,124 (USD 351,000/EUR 403, 000) and 3 months extension
Beneficiaries: 12,000 people
Period covered: October 2000 to September 2001
Last. Update issued 14 February 2001
"At a glance"

Appeal coverage: Covered

11 Jan 2002 description

The U.S. National Intelligence Council (NIC) has released a report identifying 20 humanitarian emergencies worldwide, affecting approximately 42 million people. "Global Humanitarian Emergencies: Trends and Projections, 2001-2002" predicts that the international community will continue to respond and provide aid to these countries, but that resources will remain below needs.

14 Aug 2001 description


This Programme Update is intended for reporting on Annual Appeals.
Appeal Target: CHF 11,826,783

Period covered: 1 January - 30 June 2001

"At a Glance"


Appeal coverage: 51.3%

Related Appeals: 01.47/01 East Asia regional programmes

Outstanding needs: CHF 5,763,384

15 Mar 2001 description

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09 Jan 2001 description


MEDIA BRIEF: WFP's HUNGER MAP AND HUNGER HOT SPOTS 2001
As the UN's frontline agency in the global fight against hunger, WFP has long produced vulnerability assessment maps for individual countries where it runs operations.

The WFP Hunger Map gives the macro view of world hunger, helping to locate the estimated 830 million undernourished people who live across the globe.

Educational Tool

09 Jan 2001 description

NEW YORK - Today, Catherine Bertini, the head of the United Nations World Food Programme, presented a World Hunger Map, which illustrates the extent of global hunger, now estimated as affecting 830 million people around the world. She used the map to show that millions went hungry not just because of conflict or natural disaster but also because of the effects of being poor.

12 Dec 2000 description
report DisasterRelief

Written by Stephanie Kriner, Staff Writer, DisasterRelief.org, with news reports

29 Nov 2000 description

CONSOLIDATED INTER-AGENCY APPEAL FOR 2001 FOR THE DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF KOREA

17 Nov 2000 description

This report includes: (A) West and Central Asia: (1) Afghanistan, (2) Tajikistan, (3) Georgia, (4) Armenia (B) West Africa Coastal: (1) Regional, (2) Sierra Leone (C) Palestinian Territory (D) East Timor (E) Kenya (F) Mozambique (G) Uganda (H) Angola (I) FR Yugoslavia / Kosovo (J) DPR Korea

16 Nov 2000 description

Rome, 15 November, 2000 -- Severe drought, typhoons, poor infrastructure and economic problems mean that the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK/North Korea) is facing its seventh consecutive year of food shortages,
United Nations agencies warned today.

14 Nov 2000 description

Beijing (dpa) - Humanitarian aid from the world community over the past five years has saved ''hundreds of thousands of lives'' in North Korea, but the famine-hit country is facing another harsh winter, Duncan MacLaren, the secretary general of the Catholic aid organization Caritas Internationalis, said on Tuesday.

Drought and a typhoon this summer has dashed earlier hopes for a better harvest, MacLaren said in Beijing following a one-week trip to North Korea.