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24 Jun 2017 description

Main season rainfall begins slightly earlier than normal over northern areas of East Africa

Key Messages

23 Jun 2017 description

The individual Refugee Status Determination (RSD) exercise for Burundian asylum-seekers in Tanzania is starting mid-June 2017 in Nduta Camp, Kibondo District

Overcrowding at Lusenda Camp in the DRC has resulted in 1,757 refugees waiting for transfer in transit centers, with 1,017 refugees residing outside host structures.

A total of 537 Burundian refugee arrivals have been registered in Rwanda in May. During the month, the average number of new arrivals was 17 individuals per day.

Operational Context

23 Jun 2017 description

Les premières récoltes de la saison culturale B améliorent la disponibilité et l'accès à la nourriture

Points saillants

Globalement, la sécurité alimentaire s’est améliorée du fait des premières récoltes de maïs et de haricot. Exceptionnellement, les Communes Bugabira, Busoni et Vumbi de la province Kirundo affichent toujours une détérioration de la sécurité alimentaire par rapport au mois précédent.

23 Jun 2017 description

Regional mixed migration summary for May 2017 covering mixed migration events, trends and data for Djibouti, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Puntland, Somalia, Somaliland and Yemen.

Terminology: Throughout this report the term migrant/refugee is used to cover all those involved in the mixed migration flows (including asylum seekers, trafficked persons, smuggled economic migrants, refugees). If the caseload mentioned refers only to refugees or asylum seekers or trafficked persons it will be clearly stated.

23 Jun 2017 description

Key messages

  • Since 1 July 2016, Uganda faces the world fastest growing refugee crisis with continuous and unprecedented influx of refugees from South Sudan. By June 2017, the total number of refugees from South Sudan alone was over 950 000.
    An overwhelming majority (more than 86%) of the new arrivals are women and children.

23 Jun 2017 description

Key Figures

  • Refugee Population Planning Figure (by End 2017) 1,497,126

  • Expected New Influx in 2017 520,000

Requirements (in USD)

  • 960.17 Million Total

  • 673.19 Million South Sudan RRP

  • 215.33 Million DRC RRP

  • 71.64 Million Burundi RRP

23 Jun 2017 description

The requirements presented in this funding snapshot refer to the 2017 Revised Regional Refugee Response Plan covering the period January to December 2017

Funding level*

  • RRP requirements: $406,091,011
  • Funding received: $18,950,089
  • % funded: 5%

    *The funding level refers only to funding received against the inter-agency Refugee Response Plan 2017

22 Jun 2017 description

By: Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees | 21 June 2017
The New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants: Pathways for a Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework for Refugees in Africa

Madam Chairperson,

Director of Political Affairs,

22 Jun 2017 description
report IRIN

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza announced his intention to seek a disputed third term more than two years ago, spawning a period of unrest marked by extrajudicial killings, a failed coup, and ethnic division. Given repeated assurances from government officials and the dearth of media coverage, you would be forgiven for thinking that period ended some time ago. It did not. The country’s population continues to face armed violence, civil and human rights abuses, while food insecurity and economic hardship persist.

22 Jun 2017 description

Uganda is now facing the world's fastest growing refugee crisis, due to a continuous and unprecedented influx of people fleeing conflict in neighbouring South Sudan among others. The country is now hosting over 1.27 million refugees and asylum seekers.

21 Jun 2017 description

568.7 M required for 2017 including special situations

123.7 M contributions received, representing 22% of requirements

445.0 M overall funding gap for Uganda

All figures displayed are in USD

21 Jun 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

629,682 South Sudanese new arrivals since 8 Jul 2016

272,206 South Sudanese refugees settled in Bidibidi

171,561 South Sudanese refugees settled in Palorinya

81,597 South Sudanese refugees settled in Imvepi

ONGOING MAIN ACTIVITIES

Emergency Response

21 Jun 2017 description

Avant-propos

Stephen O’Brien, Secrétaire général des Nations Unies aux affaires humanitaires et Coordonnateur des secours d’urgence

21 Jun 2017 description
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Humanitarian Response Plans and Flash Appeals

21 Jun 2017 description

Burundi - The UN Migration Agency (IOM), in partnership with the Government of Burundi, has conducted a series of training sessions for 100 law enforcement officers on understanding, investigating and preventing human trafficking and identifying and supporting victims.

21 Jun 2017 description
report UN Security Council

SC/12879

Security Council
7978th Meeting (PM)

Regional actors and international partners must press for confidence-building measures that would be conducive for holding an inclusive and credible political dialogue in Burundi, Assistant Secretary-General Tayé-Brook Zerihoun told the Security Council this afternoon as it considered the situation in that country.

20 Jun 2017 description
report UN Security Council

CS/12879

Conseil de sécurité
7978e séance – après-midi

Le Burundi souhaite un « embellissement » de ses relations avec les Nations Unies et des « relations apaisées » avec ses partenaires au développement