• Request support for nutrition coordination, information management and nutrition in emergencies

  • التماس الدعم لتنسيق التغذية وإدارة المعلومات والتغذية في حالات الطوارئ

  • Buscar apoyo para la coordinación de la nutrición, la gestión de la información y la nutrición en situaciones de emergencia

  • Demander un appui pour la coordination de la nutrition, la gestion de l'information et la nutrition dans les situations d'urgence

  • Solicite apoio para coordenação em nutrição, gestão de informação e nutrição em emergências

Publication: 24 Aug 2022

Have you wondered about the difference in using Weight-for-height Z-score (WHZ) and mid-upper arm circumference (MUAC) to identify children needing nutrition treatment?

A frequent question asked of the Alliance is what appropriate anthropometric measures should be used in different contexts and how…

Publication: 23 Aug 2022

 WHO estimates that 15% of any given population is living with a disability and the number is often higher in populations that experience poverty, natural disaster or conflict. Humanitarian Needs Overview (HNO) and Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) are the key basis for humanitarian response planning, if the inclusion of persons with disabilities are not accurately…

Publication: 23 Aug 2022

The Global Breastfeeding Collective led by UNICEF and WHO stresses that breastfeeding is the most reliable way to meet the nutritional needs of infants, especially during emergencies. It is good for the mothers as well, as it reduces their risk of breast and ovarian cancer, type 2 diabetes, and high blood pressure; consequently, this…

Publication: 12 Aug 2022
Is it safe for mothers with COVID-19 or who have taken the vaccine to breastfeed?

Experts agree that breastfeeding is still considered safe for infants and young children even when mothers are suspected or known to have COVID-19. The numerous benefits of breastfeeding substantially outweigh the potential risks of illness associated with the virus and the virus…

Publication: 03 Aug 2022
This World Breastfeeding Week, Brooke Bauer – the GNC Technical Alliance's Maternal, Infant & Young Child Nutrition in Emergencies (MIYCN-E) and Gender Advisor – shares why it’s important to promote breastfeeding in emergencies. 

Why is breastfeeding such an important intervention during emergencies?  Maternal, infant and young child feeding practices that…