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Key References

Commodity Distribution - a practical guide for field staff, UNHCR, Geneva 1997.

Emergency Relief Items, Compendium of Generic Specifications.

Vol 1: Telecommunications, Shelter & Housing, Water Supply, Food, Sanitation and Hygiene.

Materials Handling, Power Supply.

Vol. 2: Medical Supplies, IAPSO, Copenhagen, 1995.

Environmentally Friendlier Procurement Guidelines, UNHCR, Geneva, 1997.

Field Motor Vehicles, IAPSO, 1997-1999

Office Equipment, IAPSO, 1998.

Food Storage Manual, WFP, Rome, 1983.

Heavy Vehicles, Trucks, IAPSO, 1996-1997.

IAPSO catalogues (updated periodically) with specifications, including: Most Frequently Purchased Items, UNHCR, Geneva, June 1998 (updated annually).

Stock Management, (Guide No. 6), ITC, Geneva, 1985.

Supplies and Food Aid Field Handbook, UNHCR Geneva, 1989 (this is the same as Chapter 10 of the UNHCR Manual).

UNHCR Manual, Chapter 4, UNHCR, Geneva, 1996.

UN Joint Logistics Cell: Standard Operating Procedures, MCDU, Geneva, 1997.