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23 Jul 2016 description

Par Aaron Nsavyimana

Le gouvernement du Burundi avec l’appui du PNUD a lancé ce jeudi 30 juin 2016 la campagne de vulgarisation de la loi n° 1/22 du 25 juillet 2014 réglementant l’action récursoire et directe de l’État et des communes contre leurs mandataires et leurs préposés.

22 Jul 2016 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Overall favourable vegetation conditions for secondary 201 6 season crops
  • Inflation rates forecast to slightly increase in 2016
  • Prices of maize surging in south
  • Serious humanitarian situation in eastern and southern provinces due to persisting civil conflict

Overall favourable vegetation conditions for secondary 2015 season crops

21 Jul 2016 description

Highlights

Over 143,000 Burundian refugees have crossed over into Tanzania since April 2015. Combined with a preinflux population of 65,000, the total refugee population stands at over 208,000.

In Numbers
208,138 people affected
1 region affected (Kigoma)
208,138 people displaced
208,138 people in need of food assistance

21 Jul 2016 description

Highlights

  • The United Nations Development Assistance Plan (UNDAP) II was officially launched on 24 June in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

WFP Tanzania assists half a million people in chronically food insecure regions through its Market Access, Food for Assets, Nutrition, School Meals and Refugee support activities.

21 Jul 2016 description

Highlights

  • 14,960
    identified unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children
  • 86
    households provided with cash grants since 1st January 2015
  • 1,288,598
    NFIs distributed since January 2015
  • 2,931
    shelters distributed since January 2015

Population of Concern

Total of people of concern 562,357

Funding

USD 226,880,884 requested

21 Jul 2016 description

Context

Nyarugusu Camp Nyarugusu camp located in North West Tanzania is host to 130, 249 persons of concern to UNHCR. 65, 015 are pre-influx and the majority of whom are from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Between April and October 2015, the camp also received new arrivals from Burundi. The total number of children among the newly arrived population stands at 57.4% and the total number of women and children stands at 77.9%.

21 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 11 to 17, 2016. The next report will be issued on July 25, 2016.

21 Jul 2016 description

This information reflects the response work done by the Burundi Red Cross. The Burundi Red Cross with the support of its partners of the International Movement of Red Cross and Red Crescent strictly operates in neutral, independent and impartial manner to meet the humanitarian needs.

Overview

21 Jul 2016 description

Au 30 juin 2016 , la population sous mandat de l’UNHCR Burundi est de 82,672 personnes. Durant le mois sous revue :

  • 201 demandeurs d'asile ont été reconnus au statut de réfugié dont 6 par la procédure de statut dérivé.
  • 446 demandeurs d’asile dont 388 en provenance de la RDC ont été enregistrés
  • 120 réfugiés ont été transférés vers le camp de Kavumu
  • 148 réfugiés ont bénéficié du programme de réinstallation.

Statistiques générales

53,465 Réfugiés

2,894 Demandeurs d'asile

20 Jul 2016 description

Every year, some 287,000 women die from complications related to pregnancy and childbirth. 99% of these deaths occur in developing countries, where Handicap International is working to improve the health of women, mothers and children.

Due to a lack of information, problems accessing health centers, and unaffordable medical care, every day nearly 1,600 women and 10,000 newborn infants die as a result of preventable complications.

20 Jul 2016 description
report Stanley Foundation

Beginning on April 26, 2015, the small central African nation of Burundi was plunged into its most profound political crisis since the end of a civil war in 2005 that left more than 300,000 dead. The turmoil was sparked by a political announcement from President Pierre Nkurunziza that he would run for a third term in office, a bid many civilians and oppositionists understood as unconstitutional.

20 Jul 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Unaccompanied minors and separated children represent 6.7 per cent of the Burundi refugee child population in Tanzania, with over half of these children in foster care while the remaining are in group living arrangements or have been reunified with their families.

  • Bewteeen May and June 2016, all 2,281 foster families caring for unaccompanied and/or separated refugee children, received relief kits (sleeping mat, blanket, plastic sheeting).

20 Jul 2016 description
report ACT Alliance
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Preliminary Appeal Target: US$2,998,470

Balance Requested: US$2,998,470

Geneva, 20 July 2016

Dear Colleagues,

20 Jul 2016 description

Members of the International Development Committee have expressed their shock at the death of a Burundian Parliamentarian.

Hafsa Mossi, a member of the East African Legislative Assembly and former BBC journalist, was shot dead in the capital, Bujumbura, last week. Violence in the country has risen since April 2015, following President Pierre Nkurunziza’s declaration that he would run for a third term in office.

20 Jul 2016 description

Katherine Mueller, IFRC

She walks somewhat aimlessly around the maze of tents. Her head covered in a red scarf, her brown eyes covered by dark glasses, she is seemingly invisible among the crowd. She is quiet, speaking to no one as she winds her way back to her temporary home – a tent, pitched amid thousands of others, one virtually indistinguishable from the next.