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Uttley cindy-briefing-2016


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In settings of political strife or conflict, faith-based organizations provide multi-sectoral programs to help people survive. Samaritan’s Purse will describe their Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) funded Infant and Young Child Feeding Project as part of a larger water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) program in South Sudan.

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Uttley cindy-briefing-2016

  1. 1. Healthy Mothers, Healthy Children Samaritan’s Purse in South Sudan with OFDA Cindy Uttley, Community Health Advisor
  2. 2. South Sudan • New country • Conflict • Displaced People • Famine • Flooding • Disease
  3. 3. Samaritan’s Purse • Air Support • IDP’s • WASH • Nutrition
  4. 4. WASH & Nutrition
  5. 5. WASH • Water • Sanitation • Hygiene
  6. 6. “Malnutrition is responsible for nearly half of all deaths of children under five worldwide and, together with poor diets, is the number one driver of disease.”
  7. 7. Nutrition • Care Groups • Infant and Young Child Feeding
  8. 8. Maternal Child Health • Poor sanitation & pregnancy outcomes • Diarrhea’s impact on growth and development
  9. 9. What difference does US funding make?
  10. 10. Thank you!