TITLE

Mission to Iraq

AUTHOR(S)
Weaver, David M.
PUB. DATE
February 1997
SOURCE
Christian Century;2/19/97, Vol. 114 Issue 6, p181
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the social conditions of Iraqis, especially Iraqi children. Death due to lack of basic medicines and adequate nutrition; Destroyed and obsolete medical infrastructure; Widespread malnutrition; Bad housing and water systems; Current efforts by the United Nations (UN) and other international agencies to address the issues; Impact of limited resources and procedural requirements created by the UN sanctions.
ACCESSION #
9703033001

 

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