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Call for support for appropriate infant and young child feeding in the current Asian emergency, and caution about the unnecessary use of milk products

Author: WHO, UNICEF & ICRC & the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Year: 2004
Resource type: Official

An example of a joint statement / press release produced after an emergency - in this case the Tsunami 2004.

Note: A generic joint statement has been produced and is available on this website, under IFE, generic: Model joint statement on IFE.

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WHO, UNICEF & ICRC & the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (2005). Call for support for appropriate infant and young child feeding in the current Asian emergency, and caution about the unnecessary use of milk products. www.ennonline.net/iycfeasia