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Operational Guidance on Infant Feeding in Emergencies (OG-IFE) version 3.0

The Operational Guidance for Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies (OG-IFE) was introduced in 1999 to outline evidence-based actions to safeguard the health of infants and young children in emergencies.

The OG-IFE has been revised to reflect updated evidence and operational experience. The importance of applying these evidence-based actions by Member States was affirmed in 2010 with the World Health Assembly Resolution 63.23 which  recommendation that Member States develop national preparedness plans in line with the OG-IFE.

The OG-IFE is intended for policy-makers, decision-makers and programmers working in emergency preparedness and response, including governments, United Nations (UN) agencies, national and international non-governmental organisations (NGOs), donors, volunteer groups and the private/business sector.

This 2017 update of the OG-IFE was made possible by the generous support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

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OG-IFE Briefing Slides

These slides summarise key provisions relevant to different sectors/users.

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