Keyword: Insecurity

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A collaborative approach to a nutritional crisis in an area accessible only by air

Merlin started working in Sierra Leone in 1996 in response to health and nutritional crises caused by the civil war and is currently supporting programmes in both Kenema District in the East of the country and in Freetown.

Issue 11, December 2000 (page 21)

A fragile situation in Sudan: review of the 2001 nutritional situation


Issue 15, April 2002 (page 19)

Cash and Vouchers in Emergencies

Summary of published paper.

Issue 26, November 2005 (page 15)

Delivering Supplementary and Therapeutic Feeding in Darfur: coping with Insecurity

This article describes the ongoing challenges that insecurity poses to the GOAL nutrition programme in Dafur and the strategies they have responded with.

Issue 28, July 2006 (page 10)

Ethical research in conflict situations

Summary of published research.

Issue 29, December 2006 (page 6)

Evaluation of the Impact of the ACF Therapeutic Feeding Programme in Burundi

ACF and ECHO (European Commission Humanitarian Office) undertook a joint evaluation of the ACF therapeutic feeding programme in Burundi in November 1998.

Issue 8, November 1999 (page 27)

Food Kitchens in Mogadishu

This article shares the positive experiences and challenges of wet food programming in the urban setting of Mogadishu, Somalia, where there is ongoing and escalating insecurity and little alternative to meet the needs of a population in acute need.

Issue 37, November 2009 (page 3)

Food Preparation an Obstacle to Education

Bararud lies about 40 miles north west of Wau town in the Bahr el Ghazal region of Southern Sudan.

Issue 7, July 1999 (page 3)

How many Hok does a poor man have?

A civil war has been raging in Sudan for over 17 years since 1983 with fighting between the Government of Sudan in the North and various rebel factions in the South.

Issue 11, December 2000 (page 8)

Livelihoods under siege in Dafur

Summary of unpublished study.

Issue 27, March 2006 (page 8)

MSF experiences from Afghanistan: Maslakh camp

Maslakh camp is located approximately 20 km from Herat in Western Afghanistan. A period of drought and conflict in the region led to large numbers of IDPs moving into the camp in late 2000.

Issue 16, August 2002 (page 18)

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)

Postscript to 'Therapeutic Feeding in an insecure area'

We asked Yvonne Grellety of ACF to comment on this article. A summary of her comments follow: Rather than responding to the specific experience described in the article, I would like to respond to some of the more general issues and principals that this very interesting article raises. I will draw from the considerable experience that ACF have of working in insecure areas.

Issue 2, August 1997 (page 18)

Shabunda: the ‘forgotten Kosovo’

Summary of article.

Issue 16, August 2002 (page 5)

The Risks of Wet Feeding Programmes

The author of this article, Steve Collins is a medical doctor. During the autumn of 1996 he was Oxfam's health team leader in Liberia. This article is based upon his experiences during this period, while setting up a wet feeding programme in the village of Vonzula, situated in Grand Cape Mount county of Liberia. It highlights the need for an adequate assessment of the local patterns of disease before establishing wet feeding programmes.

Issue 3, January 1998 (page 4)