ACC/SCN, Geneva, 14 June 1994
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Note: The numbering of situations evolved from earlier
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Secretariat of the U.N.'s 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
This report was compiled by the ACC/SCN Secretariat, with the
help of Dr Jeremy Shoham, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Funding support is gratefully acknowledged from NORAD,
USAID, UNHCR, and WFP, as are inputs in kind from UNICEF and Save the Children
Fund, UK. UNHCR kindly provided most of the maps used.
We would like to thank all those agencies who
contributed information to this report, particularly AICF, UN/DHA, Iraqi
Civilian Aid, ICRC, IFRC, MSF-Belgium, MSF-CIS, MSF-France, MSF-Holland, OXFAM,
SCI--UK, UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP, and