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03 Sep 2015 description

Highlights

· Refugees from Burundi continue to cross the borders into neighbouring countries. Since the beginning of April, more than 193,000 Burundians have arrived in the DRC, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.

· Food stocks are stretched and WFP requires immediate contributions to meet the needs of vulnerable people in Burundi as well as new arrivals and existing refugees in the four countries. In particular, the Burundi and Rwanda operations risk critical pipeline breaks in the coming months.

03 Sep 2015 description

September 02, 2015: 66,830 Burundian refugees registered in camps and urban areas.

As of September 02 , 2015, the number of registered Burundian refugees had reached 66,830 in Rwanda.

among them 43,781 are hosted in different transit centers and Mahama camp as follow:

· Gashora Reception Centre , in Bugesera District in Eastern Province: 285

· Nyamiyaga a reception Centre, in Nyanza in the Southern Province : 186

· Nyagatare Transit Centre: Rusizi District in the Western Province : 9

02 Sep 2015 description

August 31, 2015: 66,617 Burundian refugees registered in camps and urban areas.

As of August 31th , 2015, the number of registered Burundian refugees had reached 66,617 in Rwanda.

among them 43,568 are hosted in different transit centers and Mahama camp as follow:

· Gashora Reception Centre , in Bugesera District in Eastern Province: 285

· Nyamiyaga a reception Centre, in Nyanza in the Southern Province : 186

· Nyagatare Transit Centre: Rusizi District in the Western Province : 9

01 Sep 2015 description

August 2015 – Trends

  • Deteriorated situations

Afghanistan, Burundi, Central African Republic, Colombia/Venezuela, Guatemala, Kashmir, Lebanon, Nepal, Yemen

  • Improved situations

Guinea, South Sudan, Sri Lanka

September 2015 – Watchlist

  • Conflict risk alerts

Colombia/Venezuela, Guatemala, Iraq, Nepal, Yemen

  • Conflict resolution opportunities

    South Sudan

01 Sep 2015 description

Executive Summary

Background

Rwanda experienced a growing number of disasters in recent decades, causing physical, social and economic damages and losses. The best known amongst these disasters are droughts that occurred in 1989, 2000, 2005-2006 and 2014; the devastating landslides that occurred in 1988, 2006, 2010 and 2011 mainly in the northern and western provinces; the ever increasing floods across the country, the earthquake of 2008; and the windstorms that constantly hit different parts of the country.

01 Sep 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A total of 193,357 Burundian refugees and asylum-seekers have arrived in the neighbouring countries of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the United Republic of Tanzania, Rwanda, as well as Uganda and Zambia since April 2015. The situation in Burundi remains volatile with continued incidents of sporadic violence in the country.

01 Sep 2015 description

Acute food insecurity to persist in cassava zones through early December

KEY MESSAGES

  • Poor households in the Bugesera Cassava Livelihood Zone are expected to remain Stressed (IPC Phase 2) through early December. Sustained food insecurity is attributed to below-average Season B production, compounded local currency depreciation, increasing fuel prices, reduced local labor opportunities, and atypically high food and non-food prices.

01 Sep 2015 description

Summary

The Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) has a long way to go in preventing regional crises. Many challenges remain in making the infrastructure (especially the Central African Early Warning Mechanism and the Central African Multinational Force) operational and effective, and there is a gap between ambition and reality.

01 Sep 2015 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.

31 Aug 2015 description

Tears of joy shaped Rwandans evicted from Tanzania on Friday August 28, 015 when they got new home for permanent resettlement in Jabana Sector in Gasabo District.

48 families composed of 116 individuals were resettled in Bwerambura, a modern conurbation with decent houses equipped with modern furniture, electricity and water tanks.

The houses worth of Rwf 431Millions were constructed over the combined efforts of Gasabo District and its development partners, Private Sector federation, the army and the Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs.