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close this bookRefugee Nutrition Information System (RNIS), No. 30 - Report on the Nutrition Situation of Refugees and Displaced Populations (UNSSCN, 2000, 72 p.)
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United Nations
Sub-Committee on Nutrition


31 March 2000

This report is issued on the general responsibility of the Secretariat of the U.N. ACC/Sub-Committee on Nutrition; the material it contains should not be regarded as necessarily endorsed by, or reflecting the official positions of the ACC/SCN and its U.N. member agencies. The designations employed and the presentation of material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the ACC/SCN or its U.N. member agencies concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

This report was compiled by Arabella Duffield, ACC/SCN Secretariat, with the help of Helen Young (Feinstein International Famine Centre, Tuft’s University) and Susanne Jaspars (Nutrition Works)

We would like to thank all those agencies who contributed information to this report, particularly:

AAH-UK, ACF-F, ACF-USA, ACH-S, AI, CONCERN, FAO, FEWS, FSAU, ICRC, IFRC, Medair, Merlin, MSF-B, MSF-F, MSF-H, OCHA, OLS, OXFAM, SCF-UK, TearFund, UNHCHR, UNHCR, UNICEF, USAID, WFP, WHO

If you have information to contribute to forthcoming reports, or would like to request back issues of the Reports on the Nutrition Situation of Refugees and Displaced Populations (RNIS), please contact:

Arabella Duffield (RNIS Coordinator)
ACC/Sub-Committee on Nutrition
20, avenue Appia
1211 Geneva 27
SWITZERLAND
Tel: +(41-22) 791.04.56
Fax: +(41-22) 798.88.91
Email: accscn@who.ch
Web: http://www.unsystem.org/accscn/

Funding support is gratefully acknowledged from CIDA, DFA (Ireland), NORAD, DFID (UK), UNHCR, UNICEF and WFP.
This report was made possible through the support provided to the Food and Nutrition Assistance (FANta) Project by the Office of Health and Nutrition Bureau for Global Programs. Field Support and Research at the U.S. Agency for International Development, under the terms of Cooperative Agreement No. HNE-A-00-98-00046-00 awarded to the Academy for Educational Development (AED). The opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Agency for International Development.