Nutrition

Nutrition is linked to food security, agriculture, fuel and natural resources. Negative environmental impacts by humanitarian action can jeopardize nutrition programs and efforts. Planning nutrition programs can in turn be an entry point to ensure good environmental practice.



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Protecting and Promoting Good Nutrition in Crisis and Recovery Resource Guide
(FAO 2005)

Guidance gives examples and guidelines to include considerations on the management of natural resources in programming of emergency and early recovery nutrition interventions.

 

 

Nutrition Manual for Humanitarian Action (ICRC)

Manual broadly connects fuel, food security and dependency on natural resources to nutrition in humanitarian settings.  Points out harms inflicted on environment by humanitarian action in relation to food and fuel distribution, p. 74.