FAO/GIEWS - Foodcrops and Shortages No.4, October 2003

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AFFECTED COUNTRIES1/

COUNTRIES REQUIRING EXCEPTIONAL EXTERNAL ASSISTANCE (total: 38 countries)

AFRICA (23 countries)

Region/CountryReason for emergency
AngolaReturnees
Burundi*Civil strife, IDPs
Cape VerdeDrought
Central Afr. Rep.Civil strife, IDPs
Congo, Dem.Rep.*Civil strife, IDPs and refugees
Congo Rep. ofCivil strife, IDPs
Côte d’IvoireCivil strife, IDPs
Eritrea*Drought,IDPs, returnees
Ethiopia*Drought, IDPs
Guinea*IDPs and refugees
KenyaDrought in parts
LesothoAdverse weather in parts
Liberia*Civil strife, IDPs
MadagascarDrought in southern parts
MauritaniaDrought
MozambiqueDrought in southern parts
Sierra Leone*Civil strife, IDPs
Somalia*Civil strife, drought in parts
Sudan*Civil strife, drought in parts
SwazilandDrought in parts
TanzaniaDrought in parts, refugees
UgandaCivil strife, IDPs, drought in parts
Zimbabwe*Drought, economic disruption

ASIA (8 countries)

Armenia*Effects of recent droughts and structural economic problems
Afghanistan*Effects of recent drought and war
Georgia*Structural problems and input shortages
Iraq*Recent war, shortage of inputs, effects of recent drought
Korea, DPR*Economic constraints
Mongolia*Harsh winters, drought, flooding
Tajikistan*Effects of recent drought, flooding
Timor-LesteDrought, flooding

LATIN AMERICA (5 countries)

El SalvadorEffects of adverse weather and economic shocks
GuatemalaEffects of adverse weather and economic shocks
HaitiDrought
HondurasEffects of adverse weather and economic shocks
NicaraguaEffects of adverse weather and economic shocks

EUROPE (2 countries)

Russian Federation(Chechnya)Civil strife
Serbia & MontenegroRefugees

COUNTRIES WITH UNFAVOURABLE PROSPECTS FOR CURRENT CROPS

CountryMain contributing factor
Armenia*Frost, drought
BulgariaDrought and heat wave
Central Afr. Rep.Civil strife
Côte d’IvoireCivil strife, dry weather
Czech RepublicDrought and heat wave
Ecuador*Adverse weather
GhanaDry weather in parts
Guinea BissauGrasshopper attacks
HungaryDrought and heat wave
Liberia*Civil strife, dry weather
MoldovaDrought and frost
Mongolia*Floods
RomaniaDrought and heat wave
Sierra Leone*Dry weather in parts
Slovak RepublicDrought and heat wave
TanzaniaDry weather
The FYR of Macedonia Adverse weather
UkraineFrost and drought
VenezuelaLack of inputs

PURCHASE AND DISTRIBUTION OF LOCALIZED OR EXPORTABLE SURPLUSES REQUIRING EXTERNAL ASSISTANCE:

Afghanistan

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1/ Both here and in the text, countries with unfavourable prospects for current crop and/or uncovered shortfalls are marked in boldface,and thoseaffected or threatened by successive poor crops or food shortages are marked with an asterisk [*]. Definitions can be found on the Contents page. This updates information on food emergencies in the September issue of Food Outlook.


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