Related Rule
Colombia
Practice Relating to Rule 118. Provision of Basic Necessities to Persons Deprived of Their Liberty
Colombia’s Basic Military Manual (1995) provides that, in both international and non-international armed conflicts, the basic needs of all detained persons, such as medical assistance, food and water, shall be provided for. 
Colombia, Derecho Internacional Humanitario – Manual Básico para las Personerías y las Fuerzas Armadas de Colombia, Ministerio de Defensa Nacional, 1995, p. 21.
Colombia’s Instructors’ Manual (1999) requires that prisoners be provided with food and medical attention. 
Colombia, Derechos Humanos & Derecho Internacional Humanitario – Manual de Instrucción de la Guía de Conducta para el Soldado e Infante de Marina, Ministerio de Defensa Nacional, Oficina de Derechos Humanos, Fuerzas Militares de Colombia, Santafé de Bogotá, 1999, p. 22.