WFP Emergency Report No. 51 of 2005

Report
from World Food Programme
Published on 16 Dec 2005
This week 's report covers the following sectors:Agriculture, Coordination and Support Services, Food, Health, Protection / Human Rights / Rule of Law, Refugees and IDPs, Shelter and Non-food Items, Water & Sanitation

(A) Highlights

(B) Middle East,Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Afghanistan (2) Occupied Palestinian Territories (3) Pakistan

(C) East & Central Africa: (1) Burundi (2) Congo, DR (3) Ethiopia (4) Kenya (5) Rwanda (6) Somalia (7) Sudan (8) Tanzania (9) Uganda

(D) West Africa: (1) Cote d'Ivoire (2) Guinea (3) Liberia (4) Niger

(E) Southern Africa: (1) Angola (2) Lesotho (3) Malawi (4) Mozambique (5) Swaziland (6) Zambia (7) Zimbabwe

(F) Asia: (1) Indonesia (2) Korea (DPR) (3) Maldives (4) Myanmar (5) Sri Lanka

(G) Latin America and Caribbean: (1) Bolivia (2) Colombia (3) Cuba (4) Ecuador (5) Guatemala (6) Nicaragua (7) Peru

(A) Highlights

(a) To date, the WFP Niger Emergency Operation has reached nearly 3 million beneficiaries, having distributed 53,947 tonnes.

(b) Reports indicate an alarming emerging drought situation in south Somalia.

(c) In Pakistan, the total caseload reached during December is 383,000, with a total of 5,567 tons dispatched.

(d) In Sudan, between 1 and 11 December, WFP dispatched a total of 3,029 tons of assorted food from logistical hubs to the Darfur region.

(e) In Southern Africa, vulnerability assessments conducted in May 2005 have revealed high levels of food insecurity, with an estimated 10 million people in the region requiring humanitarian assistance; this number has now grown to approximately 12 million. The latest food security assessments indicate that growing numbers of households in southern Malawi, Zimbabwe and parts of Lesotho, Mozambique, Swaziland and Zambia are facing critical food shortages.

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  • (A) Highlights
  • (B) Middle East,Central Asia and Eastern Europe: (1) Afghanistan (2) Occupied
  • Palestinian Territories (3) Pakistan
  • (C) East & Central Africa: (1) Burundi (2) Congo, DR (3) Ethiopia (4) Kenya (5) Rwanda (6)
  • Somalia (7) Sudan (8) Tanzania (9) Uganda
  • (D) West Africa: (1) Cote d'Ivoire (2) Guinea (3) Liberia (4) Niger
  • (E) Southern Africa: (1) Angola (2) Lesotho (3) Malawi (4) Mozambique (5) Swaziland (6)
  • Zambia (7) Zimbabwe
  • (F) Asia: (1) Indonesia (2) Korea (DPR) (3) Maldives (4) Myanmar (5) Sri Lanka
  • (G) Latin America and Caribbean: (1) Bolivia (2) Colombia (3) Cuba (4) Ecuador (5)
  • Guatemala (6) Nicaragua (7) Peru
  • (A) Highlights
  • (a) To date, the WFP Niger Emergency Operation has reached nearly 3 million
  • beneficiaries, having distributed 53,947 tonnes.
  • (b) Reports indicate an alarming emerging drought situation in south Somalia.
  • (c) In Pakistan, the total caseload reached during December is 383,000, with a total of
  • 5,567 tons dispatched.
  • (d) In Sudan, between 1 and 11 December, WFP dispatched a total of 3,029 tons of
  • assorted food from logistical hubs to the Darfur region.
  • (e) In Southern Africa, vulnerability assessments conducted in May 2005 have revealed
  • high levels of food insecurity, with an estimated 10 million people in the region requiring
  • humanitarian assistance; this number has now grown to approximately 12 million. The
  • latest food security assessments indicate that growing numbers of households in
  • southern Malawi, Zimbabwe and parts of Lesotho, Mozambique, Swaziland and Zambia
  • are facing critical food shortages.