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Table 1 Presence and absence of important aspects of IYCF-E planning and guidance and the number of plans and guidance in each jurisdiction

From: Emergency preparedness for infant and young child feeding in emergencies (IYCF-E): an Australian audit of emergency plans and guidance

  National New South Wales Victoria Queensland South Australia Western Australia Tasmania Australian Capital Territory Northern Territory
Infants and young children recognised as vulnerable X X X X X X X X X
Need for IYCF-E planning recognised    X       
Responsible agency/agencies for IYCF-E nominated          
Assessment of needs regarding IYCF-E provided for          
Breastfeeding counselling support provided for          
Support for caregivers of formula fed infants provided for          
Aspects of IYCF-E planning for evacuation centres included    X X      
Management of donations of infant foods described          
Heat wave guidance distinguishes between infants under 6 months and older children or adults   X    X   X   
Heat wave guidance does not distinguish between infants under 6 months and older children or adults   X X X X   X   X
Emergency kit list with detailed information on the needs of infants     X      
Number of plans and guidance 22 31 27 29 34 29 15 15 12