Africa: Countries facing exceptional food shortages - Dec 2002

Report
from World Food Programme
Published on 11 Dec 2002

REGION
COUNTRY
Total No. of
people needing
assistance
WFP ACTIVITIES
No. of people
WFP is
helping
WFP Appeal
US$
Appeal status
US$
Southern Africa (incl. Angola)
16.41 million
11,495,850
$ 750,228,647
$ 368,668,660

Zimbabwe
6.7 million
-
-


Malawi
3.3 million
-
-


Zambia
2.9 million
-
-


Mozambique
590,000
-
-


Lesotho
650,000
-
-


Swaziland
270,000
-
-


Angola
2 million
1,240,000
$ 241,483,471
$ 81,202,056
Greater Horn
17.9 million
6,681,176
$ 328,252,798
$ 234,031,296

Ethiopia
up to 14 million
3,000,000
$ 162,468,491
$ 86,668,044

Eritrea
up to 1 million
738,450
$ 32,969,041
$ 30,235,896

Sudan
2.9 million
2,942,726
$ 132,815,266
$ 117,127,356
Great Lakes
2.742 million
2,662,245
$ 236,463,047
$ 108,335,562

DR Congo
1.4 million
1,290,830
$ 116,372,699
$ 90,947,643

Congo
342,000
342,000
$ 17,116,585
$ 3,745,620

Uganda
1 million
1,029,415
$ 102,973,763
$ 13,642,299
Western Sahel
448,000
276,500
$ 8,706,918
$ 6,425,553

Cape Verde
28,000
30,000
$ 1,221,176
$ 730,466

Mauritania
420,000
246,500
$ 7,485,742
$ 5,695,087
West Africa
791,000
789,430
$ 56,817,004
-

Sierra Leone
385,000
-
-


Liberia
182,000
-
-


Guinea
148,000
-
-


Cote d'Ivoire
76,000
-
-

TOTAL
38.291 million
21,905,201
$ 1,380,468,414
$ 717,461,071