- WFP Burundi Country Brief, February 2017
- OCHA Bulletin Humanitaire | Issue 1 | 1 – 20 février 2017
- Security Council Press Statement on Situation in Burundi
Appeals & Funding
- Burundi: Aperçu des besoins humanitaires 2017 (octobre 2016)
- Burundi: Plan de Réponse Humanitaire Janvier - Décembre 2017 (Janvier 2017)
- Burundi Regional Refugee Response Plan (RRRP): Jan–Dec 2017
- Humanitarian Action for Children 2017
- IOM Humanitarian Compendium
- IOM Appeal Burundi Complex Emergency (January - December 2016)
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.).
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.
• 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.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
Food insecurity to remain elevated, following succession of poor seasons and insecurity
Below-average production is likely to accentuate food insecurity during the lean season
Food insecurity expected to accentuate significantly following poor season in the northeast
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.
Campagne agricole perturbée par des effets climatiques et l’invasion de la chenille au Sud-Est
• 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).
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.