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Promoting optimal feeding of infants & young children during emergencies, with special reference to the situation in Iraq

Author: WHO
Year: 2003
Resource type: Official

Prepared by the depts of Nutrition for Health & Devt, Child & Adolescent Health & Devt, & Emergency & Humanitarian Action, Geneva, WHO , April 2003.

NOTE: Since this time the references mentioned in this article have been updated and so this document should only be considered for reference. For a generic joint statement based upon Operational Guidance on IFE, version 2.1, 2007 and recent developments in IFE see: IFE, GENERIC: MODEL JOINT STATEMENT. JOINT STATEMENT. For a policy on IFE see: GENERIC IFE POLICY.

The annex of this document contains the former UNHCR policy on milk. This was updated in 2006: UNHCR policy related to the acceptance, distribution, and use of milk products in refugee settings. POLICY, and is also about to be updated in line with Ops Guidance on IFE, 2007.

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WHO (2003). Promoting optimal feeding of infants & young children during emergencies, with special reference to the situation in Iraq. www.ennonline.net/iycfeiraq