Out of the 18 provinces in the country, 9 are classified as in Phase 2 according to the IPC Acute Malnutrition (IPC AMN) scale; Phase 2 is considered as “Alert” situation requiring monitoring and strengthening of resilience based on the IPC AMN scale.
Of the nine provinces, 3 provinces (namely Karusi, Kayanza, and Kirundo) have relatively high levels of acute malnutrition levels which require particular attention.
Based on the IPC Acute Malnutrition (IPC AMN) scale, 9 of the 18 provinces in Burundi are classified as in Phase 2 while the other provinces are categorised as being in Phase 1. According to the IPC AMN scale, Phase 2 indicates ‘Alert’ situation, which requires strengthening of existing response capacity and resilience and addressing of contributing factors to malnutrition as well as monitoring of the situation.
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This e-learning course, entitled Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) - version 2.0, provides an overview of IPC approach. The goal of this course is to provide guidance on how to use IPC tools and procedures specifically focused on acute food insecurity.
The target audience of the e-learning course includes: