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Exiting Emergencies

Knowing how to end an emergency response can be as important as knowing when to begin one. WFP needs to be sure that its strong capacity for emergency intervention is accompanied by appropriate exits...

Consolidated Framework of WFP Policies

WFP/EB.2/2005/4-D/Rev.1

Financial Framework for Strategic Priority 5 Implementation

In approving the document “Building Country and Regional Capacities” (WFP/EB.3/2004/4-B), which sets out a policy framework for WFP’s Strategic Priority 5, the Executive Board...

Definition of Emergencies

WFP’s existing definition of emergencies dates from 1970 and was last reviewed in 1986. The purpose of this paper is to determine the continuing appropriateness of the definition in the light of WFP’...

Evaluation of WFP's Assistance to China (1979-2005)

This report, which synthesizes the findings of an independent evaluation of WFP’s assistance to China between 1979 and 2005, was commissioned by the Office of Evaluation and fielded in May 2005...

WFP Annual Report 2005

2005 was the most challenging year the humanitarian aid world had faced since World War II. The relentless onslaught of the Indian Ocean tsunami, drought and locusts in Niger, continuing conflict in...

WFP's operational relationship with NGOs - Annual Report 2005

The importance of partnerships – especially with Non-Governmental Organizations – cannot be overstated because it would be impossible for the World Food Programme to operate without its NGO partners...

Thematic Review of Targeting in WFP Relief Operations

This thematic review of WFP’s experience in targeting food aid in relief operations, which is based on case studies in Ethiopia, Darfur in the Sudan, Kenya, Malawi and Myanmar, found that WFP...