Related Rule
Burundi
Practice Relating to Rule 54. Attacks against Objects Indispensable to the Survival of the Civilian Population
Section A. Attacks against objects
Burundi’s Regulations on International Humanitarian Law (2007) states:
It is prohibited, for the sole purpose of starving civilians, to attack, destroy, remove, or put out of service objects indispensable to the survival of the civilian population, in particular:
- foodstuffs;
- agricultural areas which produce foodstuffs;
- harvests;
- livestock;
- drinking water installations or reservoirs;
- irrigation works. 
Burundi, Règlement n° 98 sur le droit international humanitaire, Ministère de la Défense Nationale et des Anciens Combattants, Projet “Moralisation” (BDI/B-05), August 2007, Part I bis, p. 41; see also Part I bis, p. 5, 58, 81, 88 and 93.
The Regulations further states: “Civilian objects benefit from general protection. … Such protection is directed at inter alia objects indispensable for the survival of the [civilian] population.” 
Burundi, Règlement n° 98 sur le droit international humanitaire, Ministère de la Défense Nationale et des Anciens Combattants, Projet “Moralisation” (BDI/B-05), August 2007, Part I bis, p. 35; see also Part I bis, p. 19.