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18 Feb 2017 description

Increased, unseasonal rainfall forecast in some drought-affected areas

KEY MESSAGES

  • Vegetation conditions remain very poor in much of East Africa, following very poor rainfall between October and January in many areas, particularly in Somalia, southeastern Ethiopia, northern Kenya, and northeastern Tanzania. Vegetations have continued to deteriorate into February, particularly in the Horn, as the dry season has continued.

18 Feb 2017 description

More than 290,000 people live in refugee camps in Tanzania's northwestern Kigoma District. The vast majority came from neighboring Burundi. More people cross the border every day—according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees nearly 19,000 Burundians arrived in January 2017.

18 Feb 2017 description

RESUME EXECUTIF

Depuis 2015, le Burundi est confronté à une crise atypique et qui s’inscrit dans la durée liée à la situation de crise politique et économique, aux déplacements de populations et conséquences de mauvaises conditions climatiques. Une évaluation, réalisée conjointement par le gouvernement et les agences des Nations Unies, avait identifiée six provinces prioritaires en raison de risques élevés et croissants d’insécurité alimentaire: Bujumbura Mairie, Bujumbura Rural, Cibitoke, Kirundo, Makamba et Rumonge.

18 Feb 2017 description

Face à une augmentation anormale du nombre de cas de paludismes rapportés par le Ministère de la santé publique et de la lutte contre le SIDA du Burundi, l’OMS a déployé une équipe d’investigation composée d’experts afin d’évaluer l’ampleur, les facteurs qui entretiennent les flambées persistantes depuis la 39 ème semaine de l’année 2016.

17 Feb 2017 description
report Oxfam

Last week Kenya’s High Court upheld refugee rights rooted in regional and international law and declared null and void the government's bid to close Dadaab, the largest refugee camp in the world.

17 Feb 2017 description

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, clashes between security forces and Bundu Dia Mayala elements erupted in Kinshasa on February 13 and continued the next day. Reportedly, four people were killed and about 30 others injured. Again, many provinces saw attacks by armed groups over the past weeks.

16 Feb 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• Uganda is host to over 900,393 refugees and asylum seekers originating mainly from South Sudan, Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi.

• Women and children fleeing conflict from South Sudan, DRC and Burundi are in desperate need of critical health services, clean water, education, and support to help them deal with the extreme stress they have experienced.

16 Feb 2017 description

PROJECTED FOOD ASSISTANCE NEEDS FOR AUGUST 2017

16 Feb 2017 description

by Reuters

The violence in Burundi has rekindled memories of the 1994 genocide in neighbouring Rwanda

NAIROBI, Feb 15 (Reuters) - The government of Burundi has said it will not attend peace talks scheduled to resume in Tanzania on Thursday, although the main opposition alliance has confirmed its participation.

15 Feb 2017 description

La Croix-Rouge du Burundi a procédé, ce mercredi 08 février 2017, au lancement des travaux de réhabilitation et d'extension d'une adduction d'eau potable de 35 km dans les communes Gahombo et Muhanga de la province Kayanza. Ces travaux seront réalisés à hauteur de 105 mille dollars américains grâce à l'appui du Gouvernement Japonais. Cette infrastructure desservira en eau potable à 29.000 personnes de la population locale et 70.000 personnes qui utilisent les centres de santé, écoles et marchés de ces communes.

15 Feb 2017 description

Avec l’appui de l’Union Européenne, la Croix-Rouge du Burundi va démarrer un programme d’appui au développement rural durable pour la nutrition. Le démarrage de ce programme est prévu pour le mois de mars 2017. Il va s’exécuter dans 7 provinces à savoirBujumbura, Cankuzo, Mwaro, Muramvya, Rumonge, Rutana et Ruyigi et il ira jusqu’au mois de mai 2019.

15 Feb 2017 description
report Deutsche Welle

Ugandan will send home at least 46,000 refugees from Burundi following a request from its government. Burundian officials maintain that the country is now safe after months of civil unrest.

Uganda is home to over 45,000 Burundian refugees, many of who live in the Nakivale Camp in the western Ugandan District of Isingiro. Over 200,000 Burundians have fled the country after violence broke out in protest of President Pierre Nkurunziza’s re-election in 2015.

15 Feb 2017 description
  • 500.7 M required for 2017 including special situations

  • 32.6 M contributions received, representing 7% of requirements

  • 468.0 M overall funding gap for Uganda

All figures are displayed in USD

14 Feb 2017 description

112.5 M required for 2017 including special situations

228,762 contributions received, representing less than 1% of requirements

112.3 M overall funding gap for United Republic of Tanzania

All figures are displayed in USD

14 Feb 2017 description

180.6 M required for 2016

96.1 M contributions received, representing 53% of requirements

84.5 M funding gap for the Burundi Situation

All figures are displayed in USD