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22 Sep 2016 description

Highlights

  • A joint (Government, UN and NGO) needs assessment is ongoing in five districts.
  • ~16,600 buildings are reported destroyed or severely damaged
  • Urgent need for temporary shelter is reported.

Situation Overview

15 Sep 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

As of 1 September 2016
156,280
Total Burundian population of concern
153,563
Total Burundian population post influx
131, 842
Total Burundian population in Nyarugusu Camp (Pre-Influx + Influx)
53, 497
Total population in Nduta Camp
37,679
Total population in Mtendeli Camp
240
Total population in Lumasi Transit Site

15 Sep 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Refugee influxes per day have increased over the past two months from a daily average of less than 100 to as high as 400 per day during peak days over the last half of August.

  • School WASH interventions have accelerated with the decommissioning of full latrines in schools and construction of new latrines benefiting over 6,000 school children.

  • News of a cholera outbreak in Burundi has stepped up surveillance and prevention measures in the camps and at border points.

14 Sep 2016 description

Highlights

  • An earthquake with magnitude 5,9 and a depth of 40 km hit the border area between Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda on 10th September.

  • 17 persons reported dead, 253 injured and 53 still hospitalized.

  • 840 buildings destroyed and up to 5,000 houses damaged.

  • No request for assistance received but Government appreciates support provided.

Situation Overview

14 Sep 2016 description
report ACT Alliance

A severe earthquake with magnitude of 5.9 on the Richter scale hit the North-West Tanzania on the 10th of September 2016 at 15:27 local time. The epicentre was located in close proximity to the border town of Nsunga on the Lake Victoria and nearby Bukoba municipality, a major town and the regional centre for the Kagera region. Less than 72 hours from the quake, 17 persons were reported dead and 170 hospitalized.

29 Aug 2016 description

Highlights

The new Minister of Home Affairs, Honorable Mwigulu Nchemba, visited Kigoma region from 9 to 10 August 2016 to familiarize with the refugee operation in all three refugee camps, i.e. Nyaragusu, Nduta and Mtendeli. During the mission, the Minister met with refugee leaders and visited various activities implemented by the humanitarian agencies in the camps.

17 Aug 2016 description

Three out of every four children in Tanzania experience poverty, according to the report Child Poverty in Tanzania which was launched 11 August 2016 by the Deputy Minister of Finance and Planning, the Hon. Dr. Ashatu Kijaji, at the Mwalimu Nyerere International Conference Centre in Dar es Salaam.

21 Jul 2016 description

Highlights

  • The United Nations Development Assistance Plan (UNDAP) II was officially launched on 24 June in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

WFP Tanzania assists half a million people in chronically food insecure regions through its Market Access, Food for Assets, Nutrition, School Meals and Refugee support activities.

20 Jul 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Unaccompanied minors and separated children represent 6.7 per cent of the Burundi refugee child population in Tanzania, with over half of these children in foster care while the remaining are in group living arrangements or have been reunified with their families.

  • Bewteeen May and June 2016, all 2,281 foster families caring for unaccompanied and/or separated refugee children, received relief kits (sleeping mat, blanket, plastic sheeting).

20 Jul 2016 description
report ACT Alliance
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Preliminary Appeal Target: US$2,998,470

Balance Requested: US$2,998,470

Geneva, 20 July 2016

Dear Colleagues,

06 Jul 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

145,135 Newly arrived refugees (including births) had crossed into Tanzania by end of June 2016

130,249 Refugees were residing in Nyarugusu camp by end of June 2016

55,413 Burundian refugees were residing in Nduta camp by end of June 2016

24,487 Burundian refugees were residing in Mtendeli camp by end of June 2016

WORKING WITH PARTNERS

04 Jul 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

As of 23 June 2016
144,447 Total Burundian population of concern
141,614 Total Burundian population post influx
64,007 Total Burundian population in Nyarugusu Camp (Pre-Influx + Influx)
55,320 Total population in Nduta Camp
22,096 Total population in Mtendeli Camp
191 Total population in Lumasi Transit Site

HIGHLIGHTS

23 Jun 2016 description

Highlights

  • WFP Country Director, Richard Ragan, held a live Twitter chat with the public on WFP’s role in assisting to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 2 (End Hunger).

Operational Updates

17 Jun 2016 description

KEY FIGURES

As of 9 June 2016

143,035
Total Burundian population of concern
140,204
Total Burundian population post influx
64,626
Total Burundian population in Nyarugusu Camp (Pre-Influx + Influx)
55,214
Total population in Nduta Camp
20,293
Total population in Mtendeli CampTotal population in Lumasi Transit Site

HIGHLIGHTS

Geophysical Survey in Karago Camp

06 Jun 2016 description

KEY FIGURES
As of 26 May, 2016

142,181
Total Burundian population of concern

139,350
Total Burundian population post influx

65,427
Total Burundian population in Nyarugusu Camp (Pre-Influx + Influx)

55,100
Total population in Nduta Camp

18,717
Total population in Mtendeli Camp

106
Total population in Lumasi Transit Site

HIGHLIGHTS

24 May 2016 description

Highlights

  • Burundian refugees continue to arrive into Tanzania.
    According to UNHCR, the total population of new Burundian refugees in Tanzania is over 137,000, bringing the combined Congolese and Burundian refugee population in Tanzania to over 200,000.

  • UNESCO and WFP, in partnership with XPRIZE and the Government of Tanzania, officially launched the XPRIZE Global Learning competition in Tanzania.

16 May 2016 description

KEY FIGURES
As at May 5, 2016

140,407
Total Burundian population of concern

137,577
Total Burundian population post influx

68,488
Total Burundian population in Nyarugusu Camp (Pre-Influx + Influx)

55,145
Total population in Nduta Camp

13,908
Total population in Mtendeli Camp

36
Total population in Lumasi Transit Site

HIGHLIGHTS

16 May 2016 description

Help us raise awareness on the effects of hunger and malnutrition in Tanzania by sharing these ten facts.

1) With a population of 50 million, Tanzania is a low-income food-deficit country.

2) Tanzania ranks 151 out of 188 countries in the Human Development Index (2015).

3) Tanzania’s economy has grown strongly in recent years, driven mainly by telecommunications, financial services, transport and construction. Despite this progress, nearly 3 Tanzanians out of 10 live in poverty, and 1 in 3 is illiterate.

29 Apr 2016 description

DODOMA, TANZANIA – The XPRIZE Foundation with the United Nations’ Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) today announced a new partnership for the US$15 Million Global Learning XPRIZE – a five-year competition challenging teams to develop open-source software that will enable children with limited access to schooling to teach themselves basic reading, writing and arithmetic.