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Stunting in protracted emergencies

ENN releases a new biefing note: 'Stunting in protracted emergency contexts: What are the implications for humanitarian programming of responding to stunting in protracted emergency contexts, and what should we be doing about it?'

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Chloe Angood (2016). Stunting in protracted emergencies. www.ennonline.net/newsroom/stuntinginprotractedemergencies