Health topics

Nutrition in emergencies: documents and publications

 

The management of nutrition in major emergencies

Geneva, World Health Organization, 2000.

Field guide on rapid nutritional assessment in emergencies

Cairo, World Health Organization, Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, 1995.

Food and nutrition needs in emergencies

UNHCR/UNICEF/WFP/WHO. Rome, World Food Programme, 2003.

Prevention of micronutrient deficiencies

Preventing and controlling micronutrient deficiencies in people affected by the Asian tsunami

Joint statement of the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children's Fund, 2005.

Scurvy and its prevention and control in major emergencies

Geneva, World Health Organization, 1999 (document WHO/NHD/99.11).

Thiamine deficiency and its prevention and control in major emergencies

Geneva, World Health Organization, 1999 (document WHO/NHD/99.13).

Pellagra and its prevention and control in major emergencies

Geneva, World Health Organization, 2000 (document WHO/NHD/00.10).

Infant and young child feeding

Guiding principles for feeding infants and young children during emergencies

Geneva, World Health Organization

Ensuring optimal feeding of infants and young children during emergencies

A summary of the policy of the WHO. Geneva, World Health Organization, 1999.

Infant feeding in emergencies: a guide for mothers

Copenhagen, World Health Organization, Regional Office for Europe, 1997.

Caring for the nutritionally vulnerable during emergencies: an annotated bibliography

Geneva, World Health Organization, 1999 (document WHO/NHD/99.5).

Non-WHO publications

Guidelines for selective feeding programmes in emergency situations

UNHCR/WFP. February 1999 (based on WHO’s norms and standards). Geneva, UNHCR, 1999.