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UNICEF: "in Basra there is the very real possibility now of child deaths, from the conflict, but also from diarrhoea and dehydration. We estimate that at least 100,000 children under the age of five are at risk." (UNICEF Communications Officer Geoff Keele, daily UN humanitarian briefing, Amman, 24 March 2003) The below UN and ICRC webpages are worth checking daily. They are valuable primary resources on the living conditions and vulnerability of Iraqi civilians. UN Iraq Page: http://www.un.org/apps/news/infocusRel.asp?infocusID=50&Body=Iraq&Body1= * Includes daily UN humanitarian briefings from Amman * Includes UN agency (e.g., UNICEF, WHO) Iraq pages * Includes Secretary-General Iraq statements and briefings * Includes UN news stories UNICEF Iraq Page 2: http://www.unicef.org/media/iraqpressroom.htm ReliefWeb (maintained by OCHA) Iraq Page: http://www.reliefweb.int/w/rwb.nsf/vLCE/Iraq?OpenDocument&StartKey=Iraq&Expandview ICRC Iraq Page: http://www.icrc.org/Web/Eng/siteeng0.nsf/htmlall/iraq?OpenDocument Nathaniel Hurd NGO Consultant on United Nations' Iraq policy Tel. (Mobile): 917-407-3389 Fax: 718-504-4224 Residential/Mailing Address: 90 7th Ave. Apt. #6 Brooklyn, NY 11217 _________________________________________________________________ Add photos to your messages with MSN 8. Get 2 months FREE*. http://join.msn.com/?page=features/featuredemail _______________________________________________ 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