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21 Oct 2016 description


  • WFP is implementing a major operation to assist South Sudanese refugees who arrived in northern Uganda after renewed conflict in their country in July 2016.

  • WFP and partners have agreed to relax the eligibility criteria for cash-based transfers among refugees as part of a scale-up aimed at reaching 200,000 people by mid-March 2017.

  • In 2016, WFP has contributed USD 51 million to Uganda’s economy through local food purchases (97,000 metric tons) and local transport contracts.

21 Oct 2016 description


  • WFP’s main priority is to provide food assistance to refugees and the vulnerable host communities, and to build national capacity to design and manage home-grown hunger solutions.

  • A total of USD 12.3 million is urgently required for the next six months (October 2016 – March 2017) to continue providing critical food assistance to the growing number of refugees in the camps.

21 Oct 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Faits saillants de la situation humanitaire

Au moins 36 civils ont été tués dans la province du Nord-Kivu, territoire de Beni, au cours du week-end du 13-14 août, portant le nombre total de civils tués à Beni à plus de 500 depuis octobre 2014. L’attaque, qui aurait été menée par les Forces démocratiques alliées (ADF), s’est produite trois jours après la visite du Président Joseph Kabila dans la région. Le 19 août, des centaines de manifestants sont descendus dans les rues de la ville de Beni en signe de protestation contre cette situation.

21 Oct 2016 description
report Trócaire

Over the last year and a half, some 300,000 Burundians have fled their homeland to seek refuge in neighbouring countries.

So far, this unfolding refugee crisis and the escalating political situation in Burundi have received little attention in the mainstream media.

Violent clashes between protestors and police began in Burundi in April 2015 when incumbent President Pierre Nkurunziza announced his intension to run for a third term – a move deemed unconstitutional by his opponents.

20 Oct 2016 description


20 Oct 2016 description


Réfugiés sudsoudanais en RDC, dont la plupart sont nouvellement arrivés.

Réfugiés centrafricains en RDC.

Réfugiés burundais en RDC.

Réfugiés de la RDC en Afrique.

Réfugiés rapatriés de la RDC en 2016.

Personnes relevant de la compétence du HCR
429.613 réfugiés, 1.722.082 * déplacés internes

20 Oct 2016 description


  • 53,960
    South Sudanese refugees in DRC, most of them new arrivals
  • 96,079
    refugees from the Central African Republic in DRC
  • 33,295
    refugees from Burundi in DRC
  • 525,978
    Congolese refugees in African countries
  • 4,444
    refugees repatriated from DRC in 2016
20 Oct 2016 description

Nigeria faces immense humanitarian and protection challenges due to the ongoing insurgency in the North East. The conflict has caused grave human rights violations, impacting particularly on the most vulnerable civilians. As of August 2016, there are 2,093,030 persons internally displaced in the North East and North Central regions, with 83% of the displacements originating from Borno, Adamawa and Yobe States as a result of the insurgency.

19 Oct 2016 description


  • On 10 September, Kagera Region in northwestern Tanzania was struck by a 5.9 magnitude earthquake resulting in at least 17 deaths and over 250 injuries.

  • Due to a shortfall in funding, WFP will reduce rations under the refugee operation as early as November. If funds are not received immediately, WFP’s assistance will be disrupted in 2017. WFP has launched a funding appeal to development partners. The funding requirement over the next six months is USD 20.9 million.

Operational Updates

18 Oct 2016 description


  • UNHCR and the Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs (MIDIMAR) held a conference on refugee solutions and socio-economic inclusion in Rwanda’s development planning. Among the outcomes of the stakeholder consultations included an affirmation that refugees can contribute positively to Rwanda’s economy and plans for next steps to boost their self-reliance through the launching of the MIDIMAR-UNHCR Joint Strategy for Economic Inclusion of refugees.

18 Oct 2016 description
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  • Due to the continuing crisis and low prospects for large-scale refugee returns, WFP is preparing a budget revision to extend the regional C.A.R. Emergency Operation by 12 months.

  • With overall funding levels at approximately 60 percent of the needs, WFP’s ability to provide assistance is limited.

  • The political situation is increasingly volatile and subsequent violence and displacement is a risk. Such developments would significantly increase staff and resource requirements.

18 Oct 2016 description

Regional mixed migration summary for September 2016 covering mixed migration events, trends and data for Djibouti, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, 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.


18 Oct 2016 description

Key Figures

  • 311,083 New Burundian refugees in asylum countries since April 2015 as of 31 August 2016.


  • USD 180.6 million requested for the overall situation through UNHCR's Supplementary Appeal (January-December 2016)

  • Gap: 54%

  • Funded: 46%


  • Burundi: Implementation of emergency response to vulnerable populations through activities funded by CERF and protection / monitoring of spontaneous returnees