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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

Highlights

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%.

21 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 11 to 17, 2016. The next report will be issued on July 25, 2016.

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,

19 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 04 to 10, 2016. The next report will be issued on July 18, 2016.

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18 Jul 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

By Chiara Frisone

Eighteen-month-old Pretty did not get the best start in life. She was estimated to be only two weeks old when she was discovered in a pit latrine in Tanzania's Mbeya District Council. But with help from several units within the Government's child protection system, Pretty was placed in a 'fit family' and is now thriving.

18 Jul 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.

17 Jul 2016 description

In Tanzania, U.S. Government agencies are collaborating under Feed the Future to bring science and innovation to communities in order to improve food security. Through an interagency partnership, Peace Corps Volunteers (PCVs) team up with experts from the U.S. Agency for International Development-funded Farmer-to-Farmer program, which recruits U.S. professionals to build the skills and expertise of those working in the agriculture sectors of developing countries.

15 Jul 2016 description

Msimu and Masika harvests likely to uphold household food security through September

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13 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 June 27 to July 03, 2016. The next report will be issued on July 11, 2016.

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10 Jul 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.

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

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