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29 Jul 2016 description

STATISTIQUES (dans 7 provinces)

61,268 Personnes déplacées internes (PDI)

12,610 Ménages déplacés

29 Jul 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

By Eliane Luthi

When children are charged with criminal offenses in Burundi, many are sent to prisons where they are incarcerated alongside adults. The experience can be horrific and traumatic. But with the establishment of re-education centres in the country, these adolescents can stay in a safe space where they are offered counselling, learning opportunities, and even legal services for their ongoing cases.

RUMONGE, Burundi, 28 July 2016 – “Before, we used to play drums for the kings,” says Yves*, 17. “It’s a big part of Burundian culture.”

29 Jul 2016 description
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Food prices decrease as Season B harvests replenish market and household stocks

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Conflict and poor macroeconomic conditions continue to impact poor urban households. The Burundian Franc (BIF) continues to depreciate in both the formal and secondary markets and conflict and insecurity have reduced informal income-earning opportunities for poor households. With below-average income and depreciating currency, many poor households remain Stressed (IPC Phase 2).

28 Jul 2016 description
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Briefs for UN Security Council highlight how millions of people remain trapped in a vicious cycle of violence and hunger

Joint FAO-WFP news release

29 July 2016, Rome - Protracted conflicts affecting 17 countries have driven millions of people into severe food insecurity and are hindering global efforts to eradicate malnutrition, two UN agencies have warned in a report submitted to the UN Security Council.

27 Jul 2016 description
report UN Population Fund

« Oui à la paix et non à la violence, tous ensemble pour la cohésion sociale, la diversité fait l’harmonie….»

Tels sont des messages lancés par les jeunes pendant la marche dédiée à la cohésion sociale dans la mairie de Bujumbura qui a marqué la matinée du Samedi 16 Juillet 2016 dans le cadre du lancement du projet visant la cohésion sociale et la sécurité communautaire en mairie de Bujumbura.

27 Jul 2016 description
report Human Rights Watch

Des attaques visant des proches d’opposants présumés ont été perpétrées par des membres de la ligue des jeunes et par des policiers

(Nairobi) – Des membres de la ligue des jeunes du parti au pouvoir au Burundi, les Imbonerakure, ont à maintes reprises violé collectivement des femmes depuis qu’une vague de manifestations politiques a commencé en 2015, a déclaré Human Rights Watch aujourd’hui. Nombre de ces viols semblent avoir pris pour cible des membres de familles d’opposants présumés au gouvernement.

27 Jul 2016 description
report Human Rights Watch

For Immediate Release

26 Jul 2016 description
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Message from the Director

26 Jul 2016 description

This weekly report is produced by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) as part of the United Nations Country Management Team (UNCMT) response to the influx of Burundian and Congolese refugees from Burundi. The report covers the period from July 18 to 24, 2016. The next report will be issued on August 01, 2016

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25 Jul 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Germaine, à gauche sur la photo, et Emerine, à droite, forment un couple singulier. Germaine Chiragane est depuis 12 ans relais communautaire dans son quartier, Mulera, dans la zone de santé de Kamanyola, une petite ville située dans la plaine de la Ruzizi, une région frontalière avec la Burundi, dans la province du Sud-Kivu. Elle est également présidente du comité de développement sanitaire de la ville. Emeline Nishimwe, a quitté le Burundi fin juin 2015, fuyant les violences électorales.

25 Jul 2016 description

GENEVA (25 July 2016) - The UN Committee against Torture is due to conduct a special review* of Burundi on 28 and 29 July in Geneva, in light of information it has received about the deteriorating human rights situation in the country.

CAT members and a Burundian delegation, headed by the Minister of Justice, will discuss the following issues specified in the Committee’s written request for a special report, sent to the Burundian Government in December 2015:

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Highlights

  • WFP’s main priority is to provide food assistance to refugees, safety net assistance to the most vulnerable and build national capacity to design and manage home-grown hunger solutions.

  • Sufficient resources are needed to provide food assistance to the growing number of refugees in camps and to treat and prevent malnutrition among children, pregnant and breastfeeding mothers.

  • School feeding in camps and in food insecure districts ensures children are getting meals, maintaining attendance and reduces dropouts.