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19 Sep 2016 description

Highlights

  • 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 10.4 million is urgently required in the next six months (September 2016 – February 2017) to maintain food assistance to the growing number of refugees in the camps.

  • School feeding in camps and in food-insecure districts ensures children attend school, receive nutritious meals and reduce dropout rates.

09 Sep 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS:

As of 18 August, Mahama refugee camp has officially surpassed 50,000 refugees. It currently hosts 50,013 Burundian refugees, making it the largest refugee camp in Rwanda, more than twice the size of the country’s largest Congolese camp (Kiziba Camp, at 19,000 refugees).

25 Aug 2016 description

Highlights

  • 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.

04 Aug 2016 description

Tuesday August 02, 2016 was one of the happiest days for 34 refugee students who completed university studies in this academic year.

The students, from various refugee camps hosting Congolese refugees who graduated in the fields were beneficiaries of the Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Programme (DAFI) in partnership with ADRA Rwanda.

The graduates and their parents expressed gratitude to the Government of Rwanda for having created an environment that allow refugees to have access to education at all levels.

02 Aug 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • The total number of Burundian refugees in Rwanda is 79,217, with about 49,451 refugees living in Mahama camp.

  • Cases of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) among children 6- 59 months living in the camp have continued to decline, with 26 children currently enrolled for SAM treatment.

  • There were no new cases of typhoid reported in May and June, due to an effective health and WASH response.

25 Jul 2016 description
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Highlights

  • 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.

28 Jun 2016 description

Highlights

  • 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.

03 May 2016 description
report A World at School

The Syrian refugee crisis has been making headlines across the world - so most people are aware that hundreds of thousands of children who fled from the conflict are living in neighbouring countries.

But there are many other "hidden" refugee situations, where children whose families have left their homes are struggling to get into school.

One of these is in Rwanda, where large numbers of refugees have crossed the border from Burundi - a country again on the brink of civil war

25 Apr 2016 description

Highlights

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

  • Sufficient resources are needed to feed 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 getting meals, maintains attendance and reduces dropouts.

05 Apr 2016 description

KIGALI – A new study conducted by the Rwandan Ministry of Agriculture and the World Food Programme (WFP) indicates that rates of chronic malnutrition in Rwanda have fallen significantly in the last three years, but still remain stubbornly high, especially in rural areas.

29 Feb 2016 description

L’Association pour le développement de l’éducation en Afrique (ADEA) et le Gouvernement du Rwanda ont, à travers le ministère de l’Education, signé le 18 février 2016 à Kigali, un Protocole d’accord (PdA) pour promouvoir la qualité de l’éducation par le lancement du nouveau Pôle de qualité inter-pays sur l’enseignement et l’apprentissage (PQIP-EA).

29 Feb 2016 description

The Association for the Development of Education in Africa (ADEA) and the Government of Rwanda through the Ministry of Education signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to foster education quality through the launch of the new Inter-Country Quality Node on Teaching and Learning (ICQN-TL) in Kigali on February 18, 2016.

30 Jan 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• Since December, the total number of Burundian refugees in Rwanda remained stable, with a limited number of new arrivals. Almost 46,000 refugees are living in Mahama camp.

• The typhoid outbreak is under control, with effective health and WASH response resulting in a stabilization of cases at a low level; a total of 13 typhoid cases have been confirmed to date.