GNC, Global Nutrition Cluster
This handbook from the Global Nutrition Cluster aims to provide those involved in nutrition coordination with relevant tools, guidance, information and resources to support their roles in facilitating predictable, coordinated and effective preparation for, and responses to, nutrition needs in humanitarian emergencies. The handbooks is aimed at Nutrition Cluster Coordinators (NCCs), Nutrition Cluster partners and staff within the Cluster Lead Agency (CLA) and partners from other clusters, in particular those with relevant links to nutrition outcomes and aims to be applicable across the range of country contexts and different types of emergency, spanning acute-onset/slow onset, natural disasters, conflict and protracted crises.
Disruption of routine services, Donations of BMS / Infant Formula, Fear, myths, and misconceptions, Health worker overload, demotivation, Increase cost to access nutrition services, Increased risk of gender-based violence (GBV), Lack of or limited nutrition supplies, Infant Formula, equipment, Movement restrictions, No or limited community activities, Physical overcrowding, Reduced community demand, Reduced, low or no touch (women and children)
Emergency and disaster preparedness
Humanitarian and emergency response