|Unfavourable prospects for current crops||Food supply shortfall in current marketing year requiring exceptional assistance||Unfavourable crop prospects and food supply shortfall|
ASIA: In Afghanistan, recent escalation of conflict and military action have displaced large numbers of people exacerbating the already grave food crisis. In DPR Korea, despite substantial production recovery this year, domestic production remains below minimum food needs. In Cambodia, several provinces have been affected by floods, damaging the main rice crop, while in Sri Lanka drought has seriously affected crop production in the south. In the CIS, food shortages persist in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, while the food supply situation remains tight in several other central Asian countries.