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08 Oct 2015 description
report Médicos del Mundo

Médicos del Mundo lamenta el cierre del proceso judicial del "caso Ruanda"

Aunque el general Karenzi fue detenido en Londres en junio, la justicia británica lo dejó en libertad. Ayer el Supremo español dictó el sobreseimiento de la investigación

08 Oct 2015 description


  • Satisfactory 2015B harvest except in some areas affected by below-average rainfall

  • Prices of maize and beans on the rise

  • Minimal levels of food insecurity, except in some southern and eastern parts

05 Oct 2015 description

Appeal History:

 This Emergency Appeal was launched on 18 September 2015 for CHF 549,020 Swiss francs to enable the IFRC to support the Rwanda Red Cross Society (RRCS) to respond to the health, hygiene and PSS conditions of 7,500 Burundi Refugees (1,500 families) living in Mahama camp and to address the hygiene, food security and violence prevention needs of 2,500 members (500 families) of the host community of Munini surrounding the Mahama camp.

04 Oct 2015 description

Kigali, Rwanda | AFP | Sunday 10/4/2015 - 03:02 GMT

by Stephanie AGLIETTI

Buses to Burundi from neighbouring Rwanda used to be full, but nowadays they struggle for passengers: a reflection of tensions amid accusations Kigali is backing a rebellion against Bujumbura.

Checkpoints on the roads from Rwanda have sprung up, with passengers regularly taken off buses and accused of being part of a rebel army Bujumbura accuses Rwanda of harbouring on its soil.

02 Oct 2015 description

On 2 October 2015, a Ministerial meeting was convened at UNHCR Headquarters in Geneva to discuss the state of implementation of the Comprehensive Solutions Strategy for Rwandan Refugees and to review key issues and the way forward in bringing the strategy to its conclusion.

02 Oct 2015 description

Matthew Rwahigi, Rwandan Red Cross

For months they have poured over the border into Rwanda, thousands of Burundi nationals, fleeing pre-election violence in their homeland. The latest count has pegged the number of refugees at more than 77,000, the majority of whom are currently living at Mahama camp in eastern Rwanda.

01 Oct 2015 description

Kigali, Rwanda | AFP | jeudi 01/10/2015 - 08:19 GMT

par Stephanie AGLIETTI

A la gare routière de Kigali, les bus vers Bujumbura, autrefois bondés, peinent à faire le plein. La crise politique au Burundi a gravement tendu les relations avec le Rwanda. Commerçants ou simples quidams des deux "faux-jumeaux" des Grands-Lacs en paient le prix.

01 Oct 2015 description

Stressed outcomes expected to persist through early December in the Bugesera Cassava Zone

Key Messages

29 Sep 2015 description

Since March, approximately 200,000 people have fled pre-election violence in Burundi, heading to neighbouring countries of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda.

28 Sep 2015 description
report UN Population Fund

MAHAMA REFUGEE CAMP, Rwanda – “I became pregnant when my first child was only three months old,” said Jeannette Murekatete, a Burundian refugee living in Mahama camp. “I have started family planning because I want to have my next baby after five years.”

Just 19 years old, this mother of two young children is navigating challenging circumstances as a refugee: “The conditions in the camp don’t allow us to have many children. For example, it is very difficult to provide milk for the children,” she said.

24 Sep 2015 description
report Human Rights Watch

Rwanda : Arrestations arbitraires dans la rue

Les autorités devraient fermer le centre de détention non officiel de Gikondo

(Nairobi, le 24 septembre 2015) – Les autorités rwandaises arrêtent arbitrairement et détiennent illégalement dans un centre de détention non officiel des personnes parmi les plus vulnérables du pays, a déclaré Human Rights Watch dans un rapport publié aujourd’hui.

24 Sep 2015 description

Wednesday September 23, 2015: The Ministry of Disaster Management and refugee affairs launched the project of “Environmental protection in and around refugee camps” .The robust project was launched in in Giheme refugee camp in Gicumbi District with the rehabilitation of ravine which has been threatening lives of both refugees and local residents for several years.

The project will operate in the four refugees camps namely: Gihembe in Gicumbi District, Kiziba in Karongi District, Nyabiheke in Gatsibo District and Mugombwa in Gisagara District .

24 Sep 2015 description
report Human Rights Watch

Rwanda: Rounded Up Off the Streets

Close Unofficial Detention Center

(Nairobi, September 24, 2015) – The Rwandan authorities are arbitrarily arresting and unlawfully holding some of the country’s most vulnerable people in an unofficial detention center, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.

18 Sep 2015 description

This Emergency Appeal seeks CHF 549,020 to support the Rwandan Red Cross to reach 10,000 people with a focus on interventions in the areas of emergency heath (first aid, psychosocial support, and violence prevention), water, sanitation and hygiene promotion, shelter and settlements, food security, nutrition and livelihoods, and a component of disaster preparedness and risk reduction. This appeal reflects the current situation, and will be updated and adjusted based on the evolving nature of the crisis, new developments and assessments as they are carried out.