Twenty months after the conflict, some 28,200 people are still displaced. Humanitarian organizations continue to support the authorities in alleviating the day-to-day suffering, while advocating prompt implementation of durable solutions.
Some 46,000 Burundians found refuge in Tanzania and 26,000 in Rwanda, where nearly 60 per cent of newly arrived refugees are children.
While there has been a notable decrease in indiscriminate shelling, the shelling has not stopped,and civilians continue to live in fear. Casualties from landmines and unexploded ordnance are still considerable.