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[casi] Two More Reports on Likely Human Cost to Iraqi Civilians

Source: International Study Team, “Our Common Responsibility: The Impact of
a New War on Iraqi Children”, 30 January 2003,

* Press Release <>: “A team of
experts in health, nutrition, child psychology and emergency preparedness
arrived back in Canada yesterday following an assessment mission to Iraq to
investigate the impact of a new war on the more than 13 million Iraqi

The Team forecasts a ‘grave humanitarian disaster’ in its report prepared by
10 experts from the International Study Team (IST).”

“The team’s backers include more than 20 Canadian non-governmental
organizations and charities.’

Source: Center for Economic and Social Rights, preliminary report on the
health consequences of a potential war on Iraq, 30 January 2003,

* Press release: “A US-led military intervention in Iraq will trigger the
collapse of an already fragile Iraqi  public health system, leading to a
humanitarian crisis that far exceeds the capacity of the United Nations and
relief agencies, according to a report released today in Baghdad by the New
York-based Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR).”

Nathaniel Hurd
NGO Consultant on United Nations Iraq policy
Tel. (Mobile): 917-407-3389
Fax: 718-504-4224
Residential Address:
90 7th Ave.
Apt. #6
Brooklyn, NY  11217

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