IPC in South Sudan
Feb.2016 - IPC Global Partners' Call for Immediate Humanitarian Action to Assess Famine Risk in Unity State of South Sudan
Based on the final conclusions of the IPC ERC and IPC SS TWG updated IPC analysis December 2015, the IPC Global Partners acknowledge the concerns on the severity of the situation and the lack of evidence and knowledge on the highly affected areas... Read more
The IPC has been introduced in 2007 and used since 2008 to classify the food security situation at national level. The acute analysis is led four times a year, at the national and state levels. The version 2.0 has been introduced in 2012 and over 120 persons have been trained on IPC protocols in the ten states, improving their overall knowledge on food security and nutrition.
The IPC contribution to decision making
IPC is institutionalized and adopted by the Government as a reliable tool for early warning and decision making. IPC products are used regularly for response analysis and coordination by FAO, WFP Government and other humanitarian NGOs, especially to target food aid (by WFP), seeds and tools distribution (by FAO).
The Partnership and role of Government
IPC is hosted within the National Bureau of Statistics and the chair of the technical working group (TWG) is in the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Cooperatives and Rural Development. The national TWG is composed of 15 members from different ministries of the government, UN agencies and NGOs.
The national TWG continues working towards