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26 Jul 2016 description


  • The School Feeding Programme has been facing critical funding gaps since May 2016.

  • In June, WFP provided food assistance to 34,820 people.

  • The assistance to DRC refugees ended in June due to lack of contributions.

Operational Updates

  • Through the school feeding programme, WFP provides 95,000 children with hot meal and plans to reach 132,000 children through 2018.

25 Jul 2016 description

The ambassador of Japan to Rwanda TAKAYUKI MIYASHITA reaffirmed the commitment of his country to continue to support Rwanda in the areas of Refugees and Disaster Management. He made the note on Monday July, 25 as he was received, in a courtesy call, by Minister Mukantabana Seraphine.

Welcoming the newly appointed Japanese ambassador to Rwanda, Minister Mukantabana acknowledged the contribution that the government of Japan has been providing through various humanitarian agencies to support Rwanda to deal with the problems related to refugees and to Disasters.

25 Jul 2016 description
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  • WFP’s main priority is to provide food assistance to refugees, safety net assistance to the most vulnerable and build national capacity to design and manage home-grown hunger solutions.

  • Sufficient resources are needed to provide food assistance to the growing number of refugees in camps and to treat and prevent malnutrition among children, pregnant and breastfeeding mothers.

  • School feeding in camps and in food insecure districts ensures children are getting meals, maintaining attendance and reduces dropouts.

21 Jul 2016 description


  • 14,960
    identified unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children
  • 86
    households provided with cash grants since 1st January 2015
  • 1,288,598
    NFIs distributed since January 2015
  • 2,931
    shelters distributed since January 2015

Population of Concern

Total of people of concern 562,357


USD 226,880,884 requested

21 Jul 2016 description

Au 30 juin 2016 , la population sous mandat de l’UNHCR Burundi est de 82,672 personnes. Durant le mois sous revue :

  • 201 demandeurs d'asile ont été reconnus au statut de réfugié dont 6 par la procédure de statut dérivé.
  • 446 demandeurs d’asile dont 388 en provenance de la RDC ont été enregistrés
  • 120 réfugiés ont été transférés vers le camp de Kavumu
  • 148 réfugiés ont bénéficié du programme de réinstallation.

Statistiques générales

53,465 Réfugiés

2,894 Demandeurs d'asile

20 Jul 2016 description

Katherine Mueller, IFRC

She walks somewhat aimlessly around the maze of tents. Her head covered in a red scarf, her brown eyes covered by dark glasses, she is seemingly invisible among the crowd. She is quiet, speaking to no one as she winds her way back to her temporary home – a tent, pitched amid thousands of others, one virtually indistinguishable from the next.

19 Jul 2016 description

Chiffres Clefs

1,1M Personnes affectées (Source HRP)

442,000 Personnes ciblées par les partenaires

100,000 Déplacés internes estimés

272 977 Réfugiés dans les pays limitrophes

4,6M En insécurité alimentaire chronique et aiguë

4,2M Cas de malaria (janvier –juin 2016)

Faits saillants

  • La FAO a distribué des intrants agricoles à 6 475 ménages dans 4 provinces du pays

18 Jul 2016 description

The current Burundi refugee situation in Tanzania began late April 2015. The months that followed saw significantly high number of persons of concern arrivng in Tanzania, mainly through Kagunga, a tiny border village along Lake Tanganyika and other entry points in Kigoma region. The population was relocated to Nyarugusu camp, which was already host to 65,000 persons of concern, mainly DR Congolese. The camp quickly ran out of capacity to host the new population, prompting the opening of a new camp, Nduta, in Kibondo district on 07-Oct-2015. Nduta's capacity has been put at 60,000.

17 Jul 2016 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

It has been more than a year since election violence in Burundi resulted in a number of casualties in the country especially, the capital of Bujumbura. More than 269,375 people fled Burundi, seeking safety in the neighbouring countries of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia (UNHCR July 2016).

15 Jul 2016 description

Poor seasonal progress reduces harvest prospects for Gu and Belg crops in Somalia, Ethiopia

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15 Jul 2016 description