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Measuring the effectiveness of supplementary feeding programmes in emergencies

Author: C Navarro-Colorado, F Mason, J Shoham, ODI
Resource type: Research
This Network Paper reports on a study to determine the efficacy and effectiveness of emergency SFPs, conducted in 2005/2006 by Save the Children UK and the Emergency Nutrition Network. The paper begins with a short summary of the study, explaining its rationale, scope and methodology, and setting out the key characteristics of the emergency SFP interventions it investigated. The paper then explores in depth the main findings of the study as they relate to impact at individual and population level. Finally, the paper sets out the main conclusions arising from the research, and discusses some of the implications for emergency Supplementary Feeding Programmes.

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