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02 Dec 2016 description

Ngororero, December 1, 2016 - Residents of Ngororero District are set to benefit from a United Nations project aimed at strengthening human security, enhancing resilience and improving disaster risk management of high-risk communities and most vulnerable populations.

01 Dec 2016 description
report International Alert

SUMMARY

Two decades after the genocide against the Tutsi, International Alert asks what should reconciliation programming look like in Rwanda in the future and what lessons does it hold for those seeking to promote reconciliation in other parts of the world. This Peace Focus paper outlines five key lessons for policy-makers and practitioners interested in the challenges that lie ahead and good practice for addressing them. These are:

• After a period of intense violence, counselling has proven to be a fundamental prerequisite for any dialogue process.

29 Nov 2016 description

FOOD SECURITY SNAPSHOT

  • Favourable start of 2017A cropping season

  • Food prices on the rise

  • Acute food insecurity persists in some eastern districts

  • Significant number of refugees from Burundi in need of humanitarian assistance

Favourable start of 2017A agricultural season

20 Nov 2016 description
report InterAction

NGO Review Series On Partnership With UNHCR: Rwanda

17 Nov 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 12.1 million is urgently required for the next six months (November 2016 – April 2017) to continue providing critical food assistance to the growing number of refugees in the camps.

  • The prevention of stunting programme under the Country Programme been discontinued due to lack of funding.

09 Nov 2016 description

Rwanda - IOM is stepping up efforts to lessen community vulnerability to climate-related threats in Ngororero District, Rwanda, by enhancing community resilience to natural disasters and climate-related threats.

As part of a project: Strengthening Human Security by Enhancing Resilience to Natural Disasters and Climate-related Threats, IOM is this week (8-10/11) holding a training of trainers for 20 staff from Rwandan Skills Training Institutes to equip them with teaching skills and advanced training techniques for effective adult learning.

01 Nov 2016 description
report Global Communities

Angele Uzamukunda is a nutritionist at the Kabuye health center, where she supervises the Community Based Nutrition Program (CBNP) and growth monitoring sessions for children under five from the villages of Kabeza, Nyagasozi, Burizira, and Rebero in the district of Gasabo.

01 Nov 2016 description

Average cropping season underway, improving production prospects

Key Messages

26 Oct 2016 description

Kigali – October 20, 2016: As part of its humanitarian response to refugees in Rwanda, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in close collaboration with the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), rolled out an advanced cash transfer mechanism for refugees using debit cards to allow them easily access their monthly cash entitlements and buy food of their choice. This card with multiple wallets can be used by different agencies to deliver smart assistance and ensure protection and dignity to refugees.