As of this writing, the COVID-19 pandemic has spread to 185 countries in all continents. As national governments are rapidly developing COVID-19 response policies, strategies and programmes, UNICEF and the Global Nutrition Cluster partners have produced guidance to mitigate the potential negative impact on the pandemic on maternal and child nutrition.
In the past two weeks we have shared widely the guidance on Infant and Young Child Feeding in the Context of COVID-19 and the Management of Child Wasting in the Context of COVID-19. Today, I am pleased to share with you these two guidance documents in Arabic, French, English, Russian, and Spanish.
The success of the global response to the pandemic will also depend on our ability to support national governments, development and humanitarian partners, and practitioners with accurate information in their preferred language. We hope these guidance documents in multiple languages will expand access to essential information by thousands involved with the response to the pandemic near and far.  

Previous issues related to nutrition programming in the context of COVID-19 programming are available here.

Infant and Young Child Feeding in the Context of COVID-19

Management of Wasting in the Context of COVID-19

National Humanitarian Network Pakistan

A volunteer network, founded in 2010 in result of interactive dialogue in National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) “to act as an independent and vibrant voice to engage with stakeholders throughout Pakistan for promotion of humanitarian values by influencing policies and building capacities to ensure right based humanitarian response”. 172 humanitarian organizations are members of NHN from across Pakistan and it is open for all national and local organizations engaged in humanitarian assistance or disaster management advocacy.  NHN focus on “Effective and Accountable Humanitarian Governance” – mainly in Response and Disaster Preparedness through four major areas i.e. “Coordination/networking, Advocacy, Capacity Building and Information Management”.

NHN is a key network in Pakistan which is well connected with various stakeholders and demonstrated its effectiveness to do proper advocacy and lobbying for access, space and principled response. NHN supports stakeholders in collecting and timely sharing of critical information for preparedness and response as its members are spread across Pakistan and even in hard to reach areas.

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