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Tajikistan - Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC), June 2013

The food security situation was analyzed in Tajikistan’s 11 livelihood zones for the period January to May 2013, and a projection was made for the period June to October 2013. The food security status of 3 percent of the population (about 152,000 people) in rural livelihood zones was classified as Phase 3 (Crisis). The status of 39 percent of rural population (about 2,285,000 people) was classified as Phase 2 (Stressed), while the remaining 58 percent (about 3,371,000 people) was classified as Phase 1 (Minimal).
In general, food security was found to have improved since the previous period (October-December 2012), with highly food insecure areas in Phase 3 (Crisis) shifting to moderately food insecure status Phase 2 (Stressed).