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11 Dec 2016 description

Eighteen months after the outbreak of large-scale violence in Burundi, people’s access to essential services is severely restricted. Insecurity and macroeconomic factors, including a decline in external financial support resulting in massive budget cuts (including education- 30%, health- 54%, human rights- 65% and water- 72%) have severely hampered the provision of basic services. Pregnant women and children under five, who rely on state-provided free medical care, are particularly at risk.

09 Nov 2016 description

Eighteen months after the outbreak of large-scale violence in Burundi, people’s access to essential services is severely restricted. Insecurity and macroeconomic factors, including a decline in external financial support resulting in massive budget cuts (including education- 30%, health- 54%, human rights- 65% and water- 72%) have severely hampered the provision of basic services. Pregnant women and children under five, who rely on state-provided free medical care, are particularly at risk.

12 May 2015 description

Snapshot 6–12 May 2015

Iraq: Conflict has escalated in a number of locations. In Anbar, fighting has displaced more than 47,000 in Karmah district, and more than 133,000 around Ramadi. Clashes between Islamic State and government forces have intensified around Baiji oil refinery, in Salah al Din.

05 May 2015 description

Snapshot 29 April–5 May 2015

Nepal: The death toll from the earthquake has reached 7,250, with more than 14,000 injured. Aftershocks are still occurring, and some villages have still not been reached. 300,000 homes are estimated to need rebuilding or repair.

Yemen: The estimated number of IDPs has doubled since 17 April to reach 300,000, as conflict continues. Food distribution, health, and WASH systems are on the verge of collapse, due in large part to severe fuel shortages.

28 Apr 2015 description

Snapshot 22–28 April 2015

Nepal: The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit the country on 25 April has affected 8 million people. As of 28 April, 5,057 people have been reported dead, and more than 8,500 injured. Hundreds of thousands of people are living in tents, while the villages closest to the quake’s epicentre remain inaccessible.

21 Apr 2015 description

Snapshot 15–21 April 2015

Iraq Violence has displaced 14,000 families in and around Ramadi: 7,000 in Anbar; 5,000 in Baghdad, 2,000 on their way to Baghdad. Checkpoints and insecurity hamper IDP movement. UNICEF estimates 8.29 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance, up from 5.2 million in February.

20 Apr 2015 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates satellite-detected areas of landslide and flash flood damage in the village of Rutunga, about 25 km south of Bujumbura, Burundi. Following heavy rains occurring 29 March 2015 in the region, a landslide and flash flood affected Rutunga, Bujumbura Rural Province. Using a satellite image acquired 3 April 2015 by the GeoEye-1 satellite, UNOSAT delineated the main landslide area that contains the overflowing of the river as well as mudflow areas.

15 Apr 2015 description

Les familles affectées par les récents glissements de terrain dans la province de Bujumbura ont reçu une assistance alimentaire ce mardi 14 avril 2015. Ces vivres ont été rendus disponibles par le Programme Alimentaire Mondial (PAM). La distribution de ces vivres était assurée par la Croix-Rouge du Burundi.

08 Apr 2015 description
report UN Population Fund

A major disaster occurred in the night of 26 March 2015 in the Commune Muhuta located at 35 km from Bujumbura capital city. Heavy rains hit some hills in this city which caused landslides resulting in human and material damages. Based on the assessment made by local administration services, the Red Cross and humanitarian NGOs, ten (10) people died, sixteen (16) are still missing and more than four hundred (400) households were completely destroyed by these landslides and rockfalls.

02 Apr 2015 description

La Catastrophe qui est survenue en commune MUHUTA ce dimanche 29 Mars 2015 a occasionné pas mal de dégâts, et le nombre de vulnérables n’a fait qu’accroitre.

A peu près 400 ménages aujourd’hui ont du mal à faire vivre leurs familles. Certains d’entre eux ont trouvé refuge dans des familles d’accueil pour une courte durée. Cependant, ces familles devront se relever et reprendre la cour normale de la vie. Chose qui n’est pas du tout facile.

02 Apr 2015 description

Ce dimanche 29 mars, des pluies diluviennes ont entraîné des glissements de terrain sur la Route Nationale (RN) n° 3, entre Rutanga et Burambi en commune Buyengero dans la province de Bururi. Les chiffres provisoires comptent 10 personnes disparues. Plusieurs dégâts sont enregistrés. La route a été détruite sur plusieurs kilomètres et reste jusqu’aujourd’hui impraticable. Environ 400 ménages sont actuellement sans abris et sont logés dans les ménages des voisins. Plusieurs ponts sont endommagés, ainsi que 3 écoles et 1 centre de santé.

02 Apr 2015 description
report Caritas

Bujumbura, le 1er avril 2015 (caritasdev.cd) : A cause d’importantes précipitations, des glissements de terre ont provoqué dimanche 29 mars 2015 environ 20 morts dans Bujumbura Rurale, au Burundi. Le Gouverneur de cette province a indiqué que des coulées de boue et des rochers ont dévalé les collines de la zone et emporté des maisons dans la localité de Rutunga. La ville est située à 35 km au sud de Bujumbura, sur les rives du lac Tanganyika. Une dizaine de personnes sont portées disparues, a ajouté Jacques Minani, cité par BBC.

31 Mar 2015 description

Les communes Muhuta et Bugarama dans la province de Bujumbura viennent de connaître une grande catastrophe. Des pluies diluviennes ont frappées ces deux communes et provoqué de graves glissements de terrains sur les collines Mwambuko, Kijejeti et Rutunga. Le bilan provisoire fait état de 10 personnes portées disparues, près de 400 ménages déplacés et 14 salles de classe détruites à l’école fondamentale Rutunga.