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Humanitarian assistance

United States. General Accounting Office

Humanitarian assistance

protecting refugee women and girls remains a significant challenge : report to the ranking minority member, Committee on Foreign Relations, U.S. Senate

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by U.S. General Accounting Office in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Humanitarian assistance.,
  • Humanitarian assistance, American.,
  • Women refugees.,
  • Economic assistance, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesProtecting refugee women and girls remains a significant challenge
    StatementUnited States General Accounting Office.
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV640.3 .U65 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 58 p. :
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3286779M
    LC Control Number2003628272
    OCLC/WorldCa53895092

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THE ASSOCIATION OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY. Wilson Blvd. Arlington, VA Phone: Member Services: Email: [email protected]. Emergency Response: USAID provides humanitarian assistance to Afghans affected by natural and man-made disasters by providing them with emergency shelter kits, food and nutrition assistance, hygiene products and awareness, winter clothing and blankets, emergency health and trauma care, and access to clean drinking water.

The Military Medical Humanitarian Assistance Course (MMHAC) Course Goal. Provide training for military primary care providers in preparing for and executing appropriate medical care to civilian populations in the austere health emergency setting.

Description. The Military Medical Humanitarian Assistance Course was (MMHAC) created with the explicit goal of providing training for military primary care providers in preparing for and executing appropriate medical care to civilian populations in the austere health emergency setting.

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