Map shows the extent of the damaged districts/wards from the Earthquake with terrain. This is primarily a reference map with villages, road and river displayed to show context and potential issues with distribution of aid.
Map of the Kagera Region showing the Number of damaged classrooms
Map shows the percentage of damaged houses based on major damage to buildings in: Wards: Bukoba Rural; Bukoba Urban; Kagerwa: Missenyi Districts: Kyerwa; Muleba
* Data was only collected at District level for Kyerwa & Muleba
On 10 September, Kagera Region in northwestern Tanzania was struck by a 5.9 magnitude earthquake resulting in at least 17 deaths and over 250 injuries.
Due to a shortfall in funding, WFP will reduce rations under the refugee operation as early as November. If funds are not received immediately, WFP’s assistance will be disrupted in 2017. WFP has launched a funding appeal to development partners. The funding requirement over the next six months is USD 20.9 million.
Tanzania - IOM and Tanzania’s Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), (through the National Anti-Trafficking Secretariat) will tomorrow launch standard operating procedures for protecting, assisting and referring trafficked children and safe family-reunification guidelines for child victims of trafficking in Tanzania.
A. Situation analysis
Description of the disaster
An earthquake of 5.9 magnitude hit North West Tanzania on Saturday 10th September, 2016, about 44 km from Bukoba town, on the western shore of Lake Victoria. The earthquake struck at around 15:27 local time East African time (12:27 GMT).
The Joint Damage and Needs Assessment Report is the outcome of the request from the Prime Minister’s Office to the United Nation Resident Coordinator in Tanzania to support the government in various areas on emergency response following the devastating earthquake which occurred in Kagera region on 10 September, 2016.
237,929 people affected
3 districts affected
167,202 post Burundian influx
237,929 people in need of food assistance
WFP has mounted a funding appeal to address a critical shortfall in funding as a result of an increasing influx in refugees.
Depuis le début de la violence au Burundi en 2015, plus de 143.000 réfugiés ont fui vers le pays voisin : la Tanzanie. Uwimana et sa femme Ndagijimana ont réussi à échapper aux combats et se sont installés dans le camp de réfugiés Mtendeli nord-ouest de la Tanzanie. Uwimana partage leur histoire.
Peu de temps après le début du conflit au Burundi en 2015, j'ai su que je devais fuir.
DAR ES SALAAM – Thanks to a £1 million (US$1.3 million) contribution from Britain's Department for International Development (DFID), the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has managed, in the short term, to avoid cutting rations destined for refugees in Tanzania.
WFP was about to cut rations in October for nearly a quarter of a million refugees, given its lack of funds for its refugee operations in Tanzania. Now – and for the time being at least – these operations can continue as normal.
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 September 26 to October 02, 2016. The next report will be issued on October 10, 2016.
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 September 19 to 25, 2016. The next report will be issued on October 03, 2016.
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 September 12 to 18, 2016. The next report will be issued on September 26, 2016.
Les capacités d’accueil dans les pays comme la Tanzanie, le Rwanda, l’Ouganda et la République démocratique du Congo sont totalement débordées, prévient le HCR.
GENÈVE – Le nombre de personnes fuyant la violence, les menaces, les exécutions extrajudiciaires, les enlèvements, la torture et la persécution au Burundi a passé la barre des 300 000, a annoncé aujourd’hui le HCR, l’Agence des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés.
Ce triste cap est atteint quelque 18 mois après que la crise politique a éclaté dans ce pays d’Afrique centrale en avril 2015.
The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.
On Friday, September 30, the Government of Japan decided to provide emergency relief goods (tents, etc.) to the United Republic of Tanzania, through the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in response to the request from the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania following the damage caused by the earthquake in the country.