FAO, IFAD, UNFPA, WFP, WHO and UNICEF Joint Statement on Food Security and Nutrition

In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia

A woman entertains her young baby
UNICEF/2018/Noorani

Highlights

United Nations in Indonesia, especially the United Nations Working Group for Food Security and Nutrition, comprising FAO, IFAD, UNFPA, WFP, WHO and UNICEF, is concerned about the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the nutrition status of those most affected, particularly the poor and vulnerable. This Joint Statement is issued by the UN Resident Coordinator Indonesia and is intended to provide recommendations on a prioritized set of actions and policy guidance to support nutrition in the context of COVID-19. The actions outlined in this statement cover the six domains of healthy diets; maternal, infant and young child nutrition; management of wasting; micronutrient supplementation; school feeding and nutrition, and nutrition surveillance.

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FAO, IFAD, UNFPA, WFP, WHO and UNICEF
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English, Indonesian

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