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close this bookEmergency Supplementary Feeding Programmes - Good Practice Review 2 (ODI, 1995, 122 p.)
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View the document1. Objectives and Intended Audience
Open this folder and view contents2. Emergency Supplementary Feeding Programmes: Principles and Context
Open this folder and view contents3. Starting and Stopping Emergency SFPs
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View the documentAnnex 1: Key emergency supplementary feeding programme guidelines
View the documentAnnex 2: Checklist for determining whether and how to implement an emergency SFP in the absence of adequate general rations
View the documentAnnex 3: Checklist of questions to determine whether to implement an on-site or dry take-home emergency SFP
View the documentAnnex 4: Checklist of questions to identify and prioritise the most appropriate target groups for emergency SFPs
View the documentAcronyms

Annex 1: Key emergency supplementary feeding programme guidelines


AICF (1993) Prévenir la Dénutrition dans les Populations a Risque. Module iv, January 1993, Paris.

ICRC (1986) ICRC Policies in Emergency Situations, Geneva.

Lusty T and Diskette P (1984) Selective Feeding Programmes. Oxfam Practical Health Guide No 1, Oxford.

MSF (1995) Nutrition Guidelines. Co-ordinated by M Boerlart, A Davis, B Lelin, M J Michelet, K Ritmeijer, S van der Kam and F Vautier.

SCF (1987) Drought Relief in Ethiopia. Compiled by J Appleton with the SCF Ethiopian Team, London.

UNHCR (1982) United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Handbook for Emergencies. Geneva, December 1982.

WHO (1995 in mimeo) The Management of Nutritional Emergencies in Large Populations, Geneva.

Young H (1992) Food Security and Famine. Oxfam Practical Health Guide No. 7, Oxford.

Further Reading

Beaton G (1993) Nutritional Issues in Food Aid. Papers from the ACC/SCN 19th Session, April 1993, pp 37-55.

Ghassemi H (1992) 'Supplementary Feeding Programmes in Developing Countries: Lessons of the 1980s'. Part 2, Discussion and References, Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol. 1 pp. 195-206.

Gibb C (1985) 'A Review of Feeding Programmes in Refugee Reception Centres in Eastern Sudan'. Disasters, October 1995, Vol. 10:1 pp. 17-24.

Seaman J and Rivers J (1988) 'Strategies for the Distribution of Relief Food'. Journal of the Royal Statistics Society (A), Vol. 151:3 pp. 464-472.

Shoham J (1995) Towards a Revision of Emergency Supplementary Feeding Programme Practices. Report Commissioned by UK Overseas Development Administration. Centre for Human Nutrition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.