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Looking Forward: Humanitarian policy concerns for WFP (1999)

Taking stock of the rising number of emergency operations and its implications for policy-making.

Recurring Challenges in the Provision of Food Assistance in Complex Emergencies (1999)

Funded by WFP's Office of Evaluation, this Thematic Evaluation of Recurring Challenges in the Provision of Food Assistance in Complex Emergencies outlines the problems and dilemnas faced by WFP and...

Evaluation of Central America EMOP 6079 - Emergency Food Assistance to Households Affected by Hurricane Mitch

Helped by the existence of in-country stocks of food, mainly from development projects, and the presence of a small number of staff already deployed in the region, WFP was able to respond quickly and...

WFP Annual Report 1999

1999 was particularly challenging for WFP. The Programme was called upon to help more people than ever before. The crises in the North Caucasus, East Timor and Kosovo - particularly sensitive areas...

Thematic evaluation of Recurring Challenges in the Provision of Food Assistance in Complex Emergencies - The Problems and Dilemmas faced by WFP and its Partners

This report describes the ethical dilemmas as well as operational challenges faced in getting food assistance to those who need it in complex (i.e. conflict) emergencies. It highlights the need to...

End-of-Term Evaluation of the Pakistan Country Programme 1994 - 1998

The Pakistan Country Programme represented the first attempt by WFP to reformulate its operations into a programme. It was approved, partly retroactively, in October 1996. Existing projects were...

Evaluation of WFP Strategic Fleet Operations in the Great Lakes Region

The first trucks of a WFP strategic fleet started operations in the Great Lakes region in late 1996. By the end of that year, a total of 56 trucks were deployed. The transport capacity was...

Informe Final de la Evaluacion del Proyecto Ecuador 4463.00 - Atencion Primaria de Salud y Mejoramiento del Saneamiento Ambiental

The project was approved in December 1990, but for various reasons, such as the late implementation of the previous project (Ecuador 2182.00), it only began operations in June 1993. Because of the...

Mid-Term Review of the Implementation of WFP's Commitments to Women

The review examined staff attitudes, established mechanisms and structures which influence the implementation of the WFP Commitments to Women. Gender concerns were found to be part of an increased...