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03 Mar 2017 description

The Burundi EiE WG strategy aims to support crisis-affected school-aged (3-18) children and youth, girls and boys, as well as education personnel (teachers—including volunteers, principals, advisers, etc.), and other community members (parents, school management committees, etc.).

03 Mar 2017 description

BURURI, 2 mars 2017 : La situation sécuritaire a été généralement bonne sur toutes les 129 collines de la province Bururi (sud-ouest du Burundi), apprend-on du conseiller socio-culturel du gouverneur, M. Juvent Ndayikeza.

02 Mar 2017 description

OVERVIEW

• Many countries across the African continent face recurrent complex emergencies, frequent food insecurity, cyclical drought, and sudden-onset disasters such as earthquakes, floods, and storms. In FY 2016, as in previous years, USAID/OFDA not only responded to urgent needs resulting from disasters, but also supported DRR programs that built resilience and improved emergency preparedness, mitigation, and response capacity at local, national, and regional levels.

02 Mar 2017 description

Global harvests strong but hunger persists amid chronic conflict zones

Food security emergencies are likely to increase

2 March 2017, Rome - Global food supply conditions are robust, but access to food has been dramatically reduced in areas suffering civil conflicts, while drought conditions are worsening food security across swathes of East Africa, according to the new edition of FAO's Crop Prospects and Food Situation report.

02 Mar 2017 description

La faim persiste dans les zones de conflits chroniques malgré de bonnes récoltes mondiales

Les urgences liées à la sécurité alimentaire sont appelées à augmenter

02 Mar 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Tanzania is host to largest number of Burundian refugees in the region. 298,439 refugees from Burundi and the DRC are sheltered in three refugee camps in northern Tanzania.

  • The current influx of refugees into Tanzania from Burundi averages between 600 and 700 people per day.

  • Children are bearing the brunt of the crisis, as 57 per cent of the Burundian and DRC refugee population is under the age of 18 and 22 per cent are under five.

01 Mar 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

01 Mar 2017 description

214.4 M required for 2017

100,000 contributions received, representing less than 1% of requirements

214.3 M funding gap for the Burundi Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

01 Mar 2017 description

Bujumbura, 28 fév 2017 : La Chine vient d’accorder au Burundi un don de 5.262 tonnes de riz étuvé d’une valeur de 50 millions de yuans (environ 12 milliards de FBu) destinés à soulager la population menacée de faim suite aux changements climatiques.

01 Mar 2017 description

Pressure is mounting in Tanzanian refugee camps as the flow of refugees from Burundi continues on a large scale. January saw the largest rate of new arrivals in a single month since May 2015, with nearly 19,000 people crossing the border into Tanzania, according to the UNHCR.

01 Mar 2017 description

Food insecurity to remain elevated, following succession of poor seasons and insecurity

KEY MESSAGES

01 Mar 2017 description

Below-average production is likely to accentuate food insecurity during the lean season

KEY MESSAGES

01 Mar 2017 description

Food insecurity expected to accentuate significantly following poor season in the northeast

01 Mar 2017 description

Staple Food Markets in East Africa: White maize is the main staple grain consumed in Tanzania, Kenya, and Ethiopia. In Uganda, white maize is grown mainly as a commercial crop for export in the region. Imported rice is a major staple for Djibouti and Somalia, which mainly consume belem—the imported red rice. Tanzania is also a major producer and source of rice in the region while Kenya and Uganda are minor producers. Both red and white sorghum are produced and consumed in the region.

01 Mar 2017 description

Campagne agricole perturbée par des effets climatiques et l’invasion de la chenille au Sud-Est

MESSAGES CLÉS

• Excepté le Haut-Katanga et le Tanganyika qui ont connu des perturbations climatiques, les récoltes de la saison A estimées moyennes dans la partie Est permettront aux ménages pauvres de se constituer des stocks de nourriture pour quelques mois et d’améliorer leur consommation alimentaire en cette période de l’année. La plupart de cette zone pourra être classifiée à un niveau Minimal (Phase 1 de l’IPC).

28 Feb 2017 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.