Potential Humanitarian Issues in Post-War Iraq: An Overview for Congress

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This report discusses the Oil For Food Program (OFFP) has alleviated some of the worst effects of the 1991 Gulf-War international sanctions regime. While some improvements have been seen in nutrition, health services, water supply and sanitation, there is greater dependence on government services, and observers of the Iraq situation have identified disturbing health and nutrition problems affecting the civilian population.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: March 18, 2003
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Margesson, Rhoda

Foreign Affairs Analyst

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Bockman, Johanna

Research Associate

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: March 18, 2003
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United States
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This report discusses the Oil For Food Program (OFFP) has alleviated some of the worst effects of the 1991 Gulf-War international sanctions regime. While some improvements have been seen in nutrition, health services, water supply and sanitation, there is greater dependence on government services, and observers of the Iraq situation have identified disturbing health and nutrition problems affecting the civilian population.

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15 pages.

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Congressional Research Service Reports
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