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Burundi

L2

Coordination mechanism: Sector
Year of activation: 2015
NCC: UNICEF P4 FT double-hatting as co-lead of Nutrition Sector
Deputy: N/A
IMO:N/A
Coordination arrangement:
MoH Lead and UNICEF Co Lead

Country Key Contacts

Christine Kaligirwa

Coordinator ckaligirwa@unicef.org

Dr Nkezabahizi Fidele

Sector Coordinator nkezafide2014@gmail.com

Mid-year report 2021

January to June 2021

Humanitarian Needs Overview (HNO)

Link to HNO 2021

https://www.humanitarianresponse.info/en/file/hnojpg-3

 

Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP)

Link to HRP 2021 :

https://www.humanitarianresponse.info/en/document/burundi-plan-de-r%C3%A9ponse-humanitaire-2021-0

 

 

Current Challenges

Currently the major challenge in Burundi is the lack of funding for nutrition interventions. In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, emergency funds are mainly directed towards health, WaSH and communication programmes.

 

Key Figures in 2021

(millions)

Funding in 2021

(millions)
Number of SAM under-five children in need 2021
Number of MAM under-five children in need 2021
Number of children 6-23 months in need of BSFP- Blanket Supplementary Feeding Programme 2021
Number of children 6-59 months in need of Vitamin A Supplementation 2021
Number of children 6-59 months in need of Micronutrient Powder Supplementation 2021
(millions)
Number of PLW counselled (one-on-one) on IYCF 2021
Number of moderately acutely malnourished PLW in need 2021
Number of PLW in need Of BSFP 2021
Number of PW in need of iron/folate supplementation 2021
(millions)

Total Partners (20)

UNICEF, WFP, WHO, FAO, IFAD, WVI, CWW, WHH, AVSI, CR-Finland, Parlienmenta, CRB, COPED, CARITAS, PRONIANUT

0
National NGOs
0
International NGOs
0
UN agencies
0
Government authorities
0
Observers
0
2

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