Keyword: Refugees

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Angular stomatitis and riboflavin status

Summary of published paper.

Issue 18, March 2003 (page 8)

Concern’s Initial Response to the Kosovo Crisis

The Kosovo crisis and its deluge of refugees to neighbouring states have probably filled more television screens and newspaper column inches per day than any other political crisis of which refugees were a major part.

Issue 7, July 1999 (page 14)

Feeding the unborn babies

The summary below is based upon a near final draft of the new MSF guidelines.1 The guidelines may therefore undergo some revision before publication. Furthermore, it should be noted that certain important aspects of these draft guidelines do not conform with other currently employed guidelines (Eds).

Issue 12, April 2001 (page 26)

Fighting long-term nutritional deprivation among the Sarahawi refugees

Summary of report.

Issue 14, November 2001 (page 15)

Fortified maize meal improves vitamin A and iron status in refugees

Summary of published field trial.

Issue 33, June 2008 (page 8)

Fresh food vouchers for refugees in Kenya

This article outlines an intervention by ACF in Dadaab to improve the nutritional intake and dietary diversity of the refugee population of Dadaab, Kenya, through a complementary food voucher scheme targeted at malnourished children.

Issue 36, July 2009 (page 20)

Impact of Food Delays on Refugees

Between 1995 and 1997, Ikafe and Imvepi settlements in Arua District, North Uganda, accommodated around 55,000 refugees from Southern Sudan. The long term objective of both refugee programmes was to move towards self-reliance within a period of 5 years.

Issue 2, August 1997 (page 10)

Income generation in Guinea Conakry (Special Supplement 3)

Since the 1990s, Liberia, Sierra Leone and later on the Ivory Coast, have been embroiled in conflict. This has led to a mass exodus of refugees to neighbouring countries, particularly Guinea, which has received 150,000 people.

Supplement 3, March 2006 (page 33)

Iron Pots: Not all Good News!

Summary of Published Letter.

Issue 9, March 2000 (page 3)

Joint WFP/UNHCR evaluation of Kenyan refugee programme

In 1998, UNICEF initiated a supplementary feeding program for pregnant women in the Kigoma/Kagera refugee program of Western Tanzania.

Issue 12, April 2001 (page 25)

Kakuma Revisited

I would like to comment on the article "Household Food Economy Assessment in Kakuma Refugee Camp" (Field Exchange, Issue 1, May 97).

Issue 3, January 1998 (page 20)

Low rate of low birthweight in refugee camps in Nepal

Summary of research.

Issue 37, November 2009 (page 13)

Management and co-ordination problems of refugee programmes in Kigoma - A familiar tale?

The upsurge of violence in Eastern Zaire towards the end of 1996 led to an influx of Zairian refugees into the Kigoma area of Tanzania.

Issue 1, May 1997 (page 20)

Micro-credit in refugee situations

Summary of published research.

Issue 35, March 2009 (page 12)

Minimum standards in post-emergency phase

Summary of online published paper.

Issue 18, March 2003 (page 9)

Needs of host population versus refugees in Tanzania

Summary of published presentation.

Issue 17, November 2002 (page 12)

Postscript to 'Fresh food vouchers for refugees in Kenya'

During the period 2006 through the present, CARE, UNHCR, GTZ, IRC, NCCK and other partners have worked in an interagency collaboration (the Dadaab IYCF Team) to provide support for improved infant and young child feeding (IYCF) in the Dadaab Camps.

Issue 36, July 2009 (page 23)

Postscript to 'Responding to the food crisis in Zaire'

This article serves to both construct a chronology of events in and around Kisangani between May and September 1997 and a socio-political analysis of those events. Having read the article we would like to add further information.

Issue 3, January 1998 (page 14)

Refugee perceptions of quality of healthcare

The findings of a participatory assessment of Burundian and Rwandan refugee perceptions of the quality of health services in camps in Ngara, Tanzania is reported in a recent article in Disasters.

Issue 27, March 2006 (page 11)

Rhino Camp, Uganda: A Refugee Perspective

Late last year, nutritionist Grace Abu, visited the Rhino Refugee camp in Northern Uganda for a two day period to see family and friends.

Issue 5, October 1998 (page 16)

Sales of food aid as sign of distress, not excess

We find Mr. Gettier’s letter concerning our article, “Sales of food aid as sign of distress, not excess” (Field Exchange Issue 4), distressing.

Issue 6, February 1999 (page 21)

Selective Feeding Programme Evaluation in Nyapara, Bangladesh.

Summary of Internal MSF Holland Evaluation.

Issue 4, June 1998 (page 28)

The reality of research in emergencies

Having spent the last few years working as a field nutritionist with an NGO and with a background in paediatric dietetics, the opportunity to carry out some infant feeding research was my picture of the perfect job.

Issue 9, March 2000 (page 12)

The Role of Women in Food Management

Over 200000 Rwandan refugees crossed the border into Tanzania in a 24 hour period following the tragic genocide in early 1994. Refugees walked through Rosomo Bridge to Ngara district which is 20 kms away from the border.

Issue 3, January 1998 (page 18)

The use and acceptability of micronutrient enriched foods

Emergency general rations supplied by the international aid community have frequently failed to supply adequate amounts of micro- nutrients for refugees and Internally Displaced People (IDP).

Issue 1, May 1997 (page 11)

Thiamin Deficiency and Malaria in Adults from Southeast Asia

Published Paper.

Issue 7, July 1999 (page 9)

Towards the Overdue Elimination of Deficiency Disease Epidemics

Nutritional deficiency epidemics are all highly predictable. Softwares are now available to flag nutrients missing in a ration, making epidemic prediction easy. Indeed, there is no excuse for being taken by surprise by a deficiency disease epidemic.

Issue 21, March 2004 (page 14)