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23 Jan 2017 description


1,224 Congolese asylum-seekers crossed into Tanzania in December 2016.

316 Burundian new arrivals recorded per day in December 2016.

8,873 Refugees have departed to resettlement countries since the beginning of 2016.

5,852 Transitional shelters completed by end of December 2016.


23 Jan 2017 description

KEY FIGURES As of 22 December 2016

197,483 Total Burundian population of concern

195,043 Total Burundian population post influx

63,847 Total Burundian population in Nyarugusu Camp (Pre-Influx + Influx)

82,632 Total population in Nduta Camp

50,713 Total population in Mtendeli Camp

291 Total population in Lumasi Transit Site

23 Jan 2017 description

Durant le mois de Décembre 2016 :

  • 806 demandeurs d'asile ont été reconnus le statut de réfugié, dont 6 par la procédure de statut dérivé.

  • 984 nouveaux demandeurs d’asile ont été enregistrés. Parmi lesquels 974 sont des Congolais (RDC) et 799 d’entre eux sont arrivés durant le mois sous revue.

  • 679 réfugiés ont été transférés vers le camp de Kavumu - 90 réfugiés ont bénéficié du programme de réinstallation.

20 Jan 2017 description

Burundi’s 327,000 refugees are not mere victims but also active citizens, many remaining actively engaged in the country’s problems.

Burundi will soon mark two years since it was propelled into a political crisis by President Pierre Nkurunziza’s determination to be elected to a third term in power. As it stands, more than 327,000 of Burundi’s 11 million people have now sought refuge outside the country according to UN figures from early 2017 – nearly all fleeing since the crisis erupted.

20 Jan 2017 description

In Numbers

275,095 people affected

3 districts affected

213,276 post Burundian influx

275,095 people in need of food assistance


  • Italy has contributed Euro 200,000 to WFP’s refugee operation in response to WFP’s funding appeal.

  • Refugees continue to arrive into Tanzania at the rate of over 10,000 a month.

Situation Update

19 Jan 2017 description

People affected by the earthquake which hit the Kagera region, in northwestern Tanzania, in September last year will get some relief from a humanitarian emergency grant approved by the African Development Bank Group’s Board last week.

The assistance will help to meet urgent needs of primary and secondary schools in the earthquake affected areas, and restore learning activities.

Kagera region in northwestern Tanzania was hit by a 5.9-magnitude earthquake on Saturday, September 10, 2016, resulting in 17 deaths and 440 injured people.

19 Jan 2017 description


Ongoing socio-political crisis, which has caused displacement and disrupted livelihood activities and the deteriorating economy remain the key drivers of food insecurity in Burundi.

WFP Assistance

19 Jan 2017 description

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Since December, increased locust numbers and breeding have been reported in western Mauritania, Western Sahara, and northeastern Sudan according to the Food and Agriculture Organization.

  2. Below-average and erratic rainfall over the past several weeks has sustained moisture deficits and resulted in degraded ground conditions across many parts of Uganda, Kenya, bimodal and unimodal areas of Tanzania, northern Malawi, and northern Mozambique.

19 Jan 2017 description



La population du Burundi est de plus en plus affectée par l’impact de la situation socio-économique et la détérioration des conditions de vie. Les besoins humanitaires sont de plus en plus visibles : la communauté humanitaire au Burundi estime que le nombre de personnes ayant besoin d’assistance humanitaire immédiate, y compris l’accès urgent aux services essentiels de base et à des moyens de subsistance, a presque triplé entre février et octobre 2016, passant de 1,1 million à environ 3 millions de personnes.

19 Jan 2017 description




BUDGET (US$) . 73,7M




J’ai l’honneur de vous présenter le Plan de Réponse humanitaire 2017 pour le Burundi, résultat d’un travail conjoint et essentiel des partenaires humanitaires en consultation avec le Gouvernement du Burundi et les bailleurs de fonds.

19 Jan 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch

(Nairobi) – Des membres de la ligue des jeunes du parti au pouvoir au Burundi, connus sous le nom d’Imbonerakure, ont brutalement tué, torturé et sévèrement battu des dizaines de personnes à travers le pays au cours des derniers mois, a déclaré Human Rights Watch aujourd’hui. Les meurtres et autres mauvais traitements reflètent l’impunité généralisée dont bénéficient les membres des Imbonerakure et la réticence du gouvernement à poursuivre ou à contrôler ce groupe.

19 Jan 2017 description
report Human Rights Watch

UN should impose targeted sanctions

(Nairobi) – Members of the Burundi ruling party’s youth league, the _Imbonerakure_, have brutally killed, tortured, and severely beaten scores of people across the country in recent months, Human Rights Watch said today. The killings and other ill-treatment reflect the widespread impunity for _Imbonerakure_ members and the government’s unwillingness to prosecute or rein in the group.

18 Jan 2017 description

The Survive & Thrive Global Development Alliance (GDA) is a public-private partnership established by the US Agency for International Development with pediatric, obstetric, and midwifery professional associations, the private sector and civil society to improve the quality of facility-based maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) services in focus countries.

17 Jan 2017 description
report Government of Kenya

GOK Registration Update.

As of 31st December 2016, Kakuma Refugee camp population stands at 154,947 with 37,813 from Somalia, 84,983 from South Sudan, 9,078 from Sudan, 1,159 from Uganda, 505 from Rwanda, 5,366 from Ethiopia, 55 from Eritrea, 9,753Congo(DRC) , 39 from COB, 6,164 from Burundi and 22 from Tanzania.

17 Jan 2017 description


“La Résolution 46/182 des Nations Unies reste aussi pertinente et fondamentale aujourd’hui qu’en décembre 1991 et les principes d’humanité, de neutralité, indépendance et d’impartialité qu’elle contient continuent de guider une assistance humanitaire stratégique, coordonnée et efficace aux personnes qui en ont besoin”

14 Jan 2017 description