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Emergency Operation Syria 200339

This Operation has been modified  as per Budget revision 12 (see below).

Progressively increase the number of target beneficiaries from 2.5 million to 4 million, in accordance with increasing needs;

Syria was hit by the wave of civil unrest known as the 'Arab Spring' in mid-March and the security situation has since deteriorated. To date, the number of deaths is nearing 2,000 civilians and 500 security personnel, as reported by media and human rights organizations.

WFP Offices
Country at a glance 2014
Planned Beneficiaries0
Beneficiary needs (mt)731,808
Beneficiary needs ($US)927,372,896
Donors - 2014 ($US)
Donors - Directed contributions
Multilateral contributionsUS$ 4,922,000
USA32,848,600
Canada23,339,318
Kuwait13,000,000
United Kingdom5,000,000
Switzerland4,545,455
Japan4,500,000
Denmark2,868,330
Belgium2,758,621
Finland1,367,989
France1,356,852
Austria410,397
Private Donors138,779
Bulgaria138,738
Hungary40,706
Andorra7,385
Threats to food security
  • High food prices
  • Political instability
  • Population displacement
  • Influx of refugees
  • Droughts
  • Subsistence farming and herdin