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> I'm a little concerned about the claim that over 1 > million children would > die following a war. The OCHA report this comes from > actually says: > "In the event of a crisis, 30 percent of children > under 5 would be at risk > of death from > malnutrition." > [http://www.casi.org.uk/info/undocs/ocha030107.pdf, > p.5] > > There's a difference between saying they will die > and saying they are "at > risk of death". i.e. the 1 million (actually 1.26 > million) figure is likely > to be reduced by humanitarian work by the UN and > otherse. The same document states that attacking Iraq could "lead to a humanitarian emergency of proportions well beyond the capacity of UN agencies and other aid organizations" - lots of deaths. Alun __________________________________________________ Do you Yahoo!? Yahoo! Shopping - Send Flowers for Valentine's Day http://shopping.yahoo.com _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email firstname.lastname@example.org All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk