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Somalia Post Deyr ’11/12 Integrated Nutrition Situation Analysis, Nutrition Situation Analytical Framework

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Nutrition Outcome Analysis

 Diverse information is required to estimate and interpret: • Core outcome (nutrition levels and deaths) • Immediate causes (food consumption and disease) • Underlying causes (household food security, social care and health environment).

 In Somalia, diverse sources and methods are used to access the information to estimate both the core outcome, and contextual factors: • Nutrition surveys based on SMART Methodology • Rapid MUAC assessments • Health facility nutrition data • Admissions trends to feeding programs • Secondary data on the food security, health, and on displacements.

 In Somalia, the Nutrition situation analytical framework is the basis for interpreting findings of each outcome, and of the overall situation.