UN Office of the Iraq Programme
Responsible for implementation of the sanctions and oil for food programme.
Nearly 1 million children malnourished in Iraq, says UNICEF
Official evidence from the UNICEF website (November 01, 1997)
UNICEF: Child Malnutrition Prevalent in Central/South Iraq
In 1991, one year after the Gulf war, 9.2% of children under five years in the 15 governorates in central/south Iraq were found to be malnourished. Today, the figure for the same area has risen to 25%, or some 750,000 children. (May 01, 1997)
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