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fechar este livroRefugee Nutrition Information System (RNIS), No. 14 - Report on the Nutrition Situation of Refugees and Displaced Populations (UNSSCN, 1996, 45 p.)
Ver o documento(introduction...)
Ver o documentoHIGHLIGHTS
Ver o documentoINTRODUCTION
fechar esta pastaSub-Saharan Africa
Ver o documento1. Angola
Ver o documento2. Benin/Ghana/Togo Region
Ver o documento3. Burkina Faso and Mauritania
Ver o documento4. Burundi/Rwanda Situation
Ver o documento5. Central African Republic
Ver o documento6. Djibouti
Ver o documento7. Ethiopia
Ver o documento8. Kenya
Ver o documento9. Liberia/Sierra Leone Region
Ver o documento10. Mauritanian Refugees in Senegal
Ver o documento11. Mozambique Region
Ver o documento12. Somalia
Ver o documento13. Sudan
Ver o documento14. Uganda
Ver o documento15. Zaire
Ver o documento16. Zambia
fechar esta pastaASIA - Selected Situations
Ver o documento(introduction...)
Ver o documento17. Afghanistan Region
Ver o documento18. Bhutanese Refugees in Nepal
Ver o documento19. Refugees from Rakhine State, Myanmar in Bangladesh
Ver o documento20. Southern Iraq
Ver o documentoList of Sources for February 1996 RNIS Report
fechar esta pastaList of Tables, Figures and Annexes
Ver o documentoTable 1 - Information Available on Total Refugee/Displaced Populations (as of February 1996)
Ver o documentoTable 2 - Summary of Origin and Location of Major Populations of Refugees, Returnees and Displaced People in Africa February 1996 - RNIS #14 (population estimates in thousands)
Ver o documentoFigure 1 - Refugee and Displaced Populations
Ver o documentoFigure 2 - Trends in Total Refugee/Displaced Populations and Risk Categories
Ver o documentoFigure 3 - Trends in Population Estimates and Risk Categories in Six Countries
Ver o documentoAnnex 1 - Results of Surveys Quoted in February RNIS Report (#14) - usually children 6-59 months
Ver o documentoAnnex 2 - Seasonality in Sub-Saharan Africa*
fechar esta pastaList of Maps
Ver o documentoMap A - Situational Map
Ver o documentoMap 1 - Angola
Ver o documentoMap 3 - Mauritania
Ver o documentoMap 4 - Burundi/Rwanda Region
Ver o documentoMap 6 - Djibouti
Ver o documentoMap 7 - Ethiopia
Ver o documentoMap 8 - Kenya
Ver o documentoMap 9 - Liberia/Sierra Leone
Ver o documentoMap 11 - Mozambique
Ver o documentoMap 12 - Somalia
Ver o documentoMap 13 - Sudan
Ver o documentoMap 14 - Uganda
Ver o documentoMap 15 - Zaire
Ver o documentoMap 17 - Afghanistan
Ver o documentoMap 18 - Nepal
Ver o documentoMap 19 - Bangladesh

18. Bhutanese Refugees in Nepal

(see Map 18)

There are approximately 90,000 Bhutanese refugees remaining in Nepal. Although there are currently no plans for repatriation, it is hoped that talks about a potential repatriation programme will resume in the near future. Crude mortality rates are very low, with high birth rates. Agreement to implement improved health (including family planning) services in 1996 has been reached [UNHCR 26/01/96].

The nutritional situation of these refugees remains adequate. A recent screening of children under five years old found only 1.3% levels of wasting (see Annex 1 18(a)). Cases of micro-nutrient deficiency diseases such as scurvy, angular stomatitis and beri-beri, are reportedly declining, and fortified blended foods, fresh vegetables and par boiled rice are now being distributed and are apparently well accepted amongst the refugee population. The incidence rate of ARI, which was recorded as high in the last RNIS report, is now decreasing [SCF 19/01/96, UNHCR 26/01/96].

Overall, this population is not currently considered to be at heightened nutritional risk (category I in Table 1).