Reproductive Health for Communities in Crisis

UNFPA Emergency Response

No. of pages: 42

Publication Date: 2001

Author: UNFPA

ISBN: 0-89714-619-0

Wars or natural disasters deprive people of life-saving reproductive health information and services. This advocacy booklet details UNFPA's work with global partners to respond to the reproductive health needs of refugees and internally displaced persons in crisis situations around the world: providing services to address complications of pregnancy and delivery, the transmission of sexually transmitted infections including HIV/AIDS, adolescent health, violence against women, and access to condoms and other contraceptives.

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