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25 Aug 2016 description

By Caroline Haga, Finnish Red Cross

Senginuyava Fitness sits on the ground in the middle of the stadium clutching her youngest child, a six-month old girl who looks like a little princess in her colourful dress. She and her family have finally reached the second to last stop on their long journey to safety.

22 Aug 2016 description

This weekly report is produced by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) as part of the United Nations Country Management Team (UNCMT) response to the influx of Burundian and Congolese refugees from Burundi. The report covers the period from August 15 to 21, 2016. The next report will be issued on August 29, 2016.

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22 Aug 2016 description

Highlights

  • On 20 July, the Global Nutrition Report was launched nationally in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
  • WFP assisted 210,047 refugees in Tanzania with food assistance in June.

Operational Updates

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.

17 Aug 2016 description

Highlights

Over 146,000 Burundian refugees have crossed over into Tanzania since April 2015. Combined with a preinflux population of 65,000, the total refugee population stands at over 211,000.

Situation Update

15 Aug 2016 description

This weekly report is produced by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) as part of the United Nations Country Management Team (UNCMT) response to the influx of Burundian and Congolese refugees from Burundi. The report covers the period from August 08 to 14, 2016. The next report will be issued on August 22, 2016.

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12 Aug 2016 description

This weekly report is produced by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) as part of the United Nations Country Management Team (UNCMT) response to the influx of Burundian and Congolese refugees from Burundi. The report covers the period from August 01 to 07, 2016. The next report will be issued on August 15, 2016.

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03 Aug 2016 description

Highlights

Almost 144,000 Burundian refugees have crossed over into Tanzania since April 2015. Combined with a pre-influx population of 65,000, the total refugee population stands at over 209,000.

In Numbers

208,925 people affected
3 districts affected
208,925 people displaced
208,925 people in need of food assistance

Situation Update

03 Aug 2016 description

The current Burundi refugee situation in Tanzania began late April 2015. The months that followed saw significantly high number of persons of concern arrivng in Tanzania, mainly through Kagunga, a tiny border village along Lake Tanganyika and other entry points in Kigoma region. The population was relocated to Nyarugusu camp, which was already host to 65,000 persons of concern, mainly DR Congolese. The camp quickly ran out of capacity to host the new population, prompting the opening of a new camp, Nduta, in Kibondo district on 07-Oct-2015. Nduta's capacity has been put at 60,000.

02 Aug 2016 description
report CARE

An impact learning brief from CARE International in Tanzania

This paper describes learning and evidence from CARE's work in Tanzania to support sustainable, productive, equitable and resilient agriculture systems for small-scale producers.

02 Aug 2016 description

This weekly report is produced by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) as part of the United Nations Country Management Team (UNCMT) response to the influx of Burundian and Congolese refugees from Burundi. The report covers the period from July 25 to 31, 2016. The next report will be issued on August 01, 2016.

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26 Jul 2016 description

This weekly report is produced by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) as part of the United Nations Country Management Team (UNCMT) response to the influx of Burundian and Congolese refugees from Burundi. The report covers the period from July 18 to 24, 2016. The next report will be issued on August 01, 2016

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21 Jul 2016 description

Highlights

Over 143,000 Burundian refugees have crossed over into Tanzania since April 2015. Combined with a preinflux population of 65,000, the total refugee population stands at over 208,000.

In Numbers
208,138 people affected
1 region affected (Kigoma)
208,138 people displaced
208,138 people in need of food assistance

21 Jul 2016 description

In this paper, the feasibility and utility of a subjective approach to measuring household resilience is explored. Subjective measures comprise of a person’s self-evaluation of their household’s capability and capacity to respond to climate extremes or other related hazards. To date, most quantitative approaches to resilience measurement rely on objective indicators and frameworks of assessment. More recently, subjective methods of resilience measurement have been advocated in helping to overcome some of the limitations of traditional approaches.

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.

21 Jul 2016 description

Context

Nyarugusu Camp Nyarugusu camp located in North West Tanzania is host to 130, 249 persons of concern to UNHCR. 65, 015 are pre-influx and the majority of whom are from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Between April and October 2015, the camp also received new arrivals from Burundi. The total number of children among the newly arrived population stands at 57.4% and the total number of women and children stands at 77.9%.