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Rapid nutritional assessment of under five years old children in internally displaced families in Al-Anbar Governorate 2016

Subject/Objective: 
To assess nutritional status of children under five years of age (6-59 months) in internal displacement families in Al-Anbar governorate (Khalidiyah and Almadinah Alsiyahiya camps).
Methodology: 
The study was conducted in Al-Anbar governorate for the period from April 2nd to 6th 2016 by health staffs (six teams, two surveyors per team and two local supervisors) from Al-Anbar health directorate/Nutrition section, with the support of Nutrition Research Institute (NRI) and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF). The sample comprised of 2218 children selected inclusively in this cross-section study, one day training course was conducted before starting the field work.
Key findings: 
The prevalence of malnutrition rates of children included in the study (underweight and wasting) were in the low category of severity.
Assessment Report: 
Assessment Questionnaire: 
Publicly Available
Assessment Data: 
Publicly Available
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Assessment Date(s): 
25 May 2016
Status: 
Report completed
Population Type(s): 
Children under 5
Cluster(s)/Sector(s): 
Leading/Coordinating Organization(s): 
United Nations Children's Fund
Location(s): 
Al Anbar