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Online Resource | 13 Jan 2023

The IPC’s Acute Food Insecurity Scale

Nicholas Haan, the creator of the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) and Advisor to the IPC Global Support Unit, breaks down the IPC Acute Food Insecurity Scale. The Acute Food Insecurity Scale classifies food insecurity found at a specific point in time and of a severity that threatens lives or livelihoods, or both, regardless of the causes, context or duration.