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29 Mar 2018 description
infographic Insecurity Insight

Aid in Danger partner agency incidents. Partner agencies operated in 12 countries. Partner agencies reported 591 incidents in seven countries and six security measures taken to protect staff, assets and programmes in four countries. The total number of reported incidents below reflects the willingness of agencies to share information. It is not a complete count nor representative. For other incidents recorded by the Aid in Danger project, including from open sources, please see NGO Security Incident Overview.

05 Feb 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

END OF YEAR SITREP: January – December 2017

2,561 severe acute malnourished (SAM) refugee children were admitted into SAM treatment programs with a cure rate of 85.4 per cent.

  • UNICEF supported WASH (handwashing, latrines and water points) in all camps covering 91,323 children both in schools and child friendly spaces.
    With support from UNICEF, 34,468 refugee children under five were vaccinated against measles and 194,236 people with malaria were treated.

01 Feb 2018 description


In response to funding appeals for WFP’s refugee operation, the governments of Germany (EUR 1 million), Ireland (EUR 1 million), the United Kingdom (GBP 5 million) and the United States (USD 6.5 million) contributed funding for the operation.

Despite these contributions, WFP’s refugee operation remains chronically underfunded forcing rations to be distributed at 72 percent of the recommended 2,100 kcal per person per day.

Operational Updates

01 Feb 2018 description

As of 31st December, 87,307 refugees from Central African Republic had arrived since midMay 2017 in Nord-Ubangi and Bas-Uele provinces.

A first batch of newly constructed emergency shelters (192) were handed over to South Sudanese refugees in the new site of Kaka (Haut-Uele province).

1,700 Burundian refugees were transferred to the new site of Mulongwe (South Kivu province) since its opening in late November. Refugees received relief items and had access to basic services.

Update on Achievements

Burundian refugees

31 Jan 2018 description
report Concern Worldwide

Concern est une organisation internationale humanitaire dédiée à l’élimination de l’extrême pauvreté. Nous opérons actuellement dans 28 pays à travers l’Asie, l’Afrique et les Caraïbes. Depuis plus de 40 ans, nous travaillons dans des contextes fragiles mettant en œuvre des réponses d’urgence et des programmes de développement.




  • 6 Services Thérapeutiques Ambulatoires (STA) ont été appuyés et suivis dans la prise en charge de la malnutrition

31 Jan 2018 description


  • A depreciating national currency, shortage of foreign exchange reserves and trade restrictions with neighboring countries continue to limit Burundi’s capacity to import food, keeping staple food prices above five-year average levels.

Operational Updates

31 Jan 2018 description


  • WFP continues to support a growing number of Burundian and Congolese refugees hosted in six camps in Rwanda. Additionally, WFP is building national capacity to design and manage home grown hunger solutions.

30 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

The political crisis that began in Burundi in April 2015 continues to affect the lives of millions of people. An estimated 200,000 people are internally displaced and more than 400,000 have fled to neighbouring countries, primarily the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.5 The security situation remains volatile, with recurrent attacks nationwide disproportionately affecting women and children, who are at greater risk of violence and exploitation.

29 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • In 2017, UNICEF and partners worked with the Government to fulfil the rights of children affected by an unprecedented influx of refugees, disease outbreaks, natural hazards and food insecurity.
    Nutrition, health, child protection, HIV/AIDS, education and WASH services were supported for affected children and women.

  • UNICEF reinforced systems at national and district levels to improve capacity to respond to emergencies, including scaling up high impact health and nutrition, WASH, education and child protection interventions.

29 Jan 2018 description

23,288 new arrivals were registered in Kakuma in 2017. 16,622 (71.4%) are from South Sudan.

75,297 Somalis have been assisted to return to Somalia under the voluntary repatriation programme. 35,407 returned in 2017 alone.

238,152 (49%) refugees reside in Dadaab, 185,154 (38%) in Kakuma and Kalobeyei Settlement and 65,109 (13%) in Nairobi.

Working with Partners

26 Jan 2018 description
report World Vision


3 million people in need of humanitarian assistance

1 million children in need of assistance

7.4 million malaria cases reported in 2017

3,235 malaria deaths in 2017

2.6 million people are severely food insecure

427,989 refugees have fled Burundi in the past 3 years


• Malaria crisis: 7.4 million cases of malaria, including 3,235 deaths were reported by the Ministry of Health.

25 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • In 2017, a total of 43,444 under-five children with severe acute malnutrition (22,524 girls and 20,920 boys) were admitted and treated in health facilities across the country;

  • UNICEF supported the Minister of Health’s response to cholera through the provision of cholera treatment kits for total of 336 cases;

  • 48,835 affected people accessed safe and clean water with UNICEF support, and 172,000 people received hygiene supplies and life-saving information in areas affected by malaria and cholera;

23 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

• More than 13,000 children 0-5 years were vaccinated with essential vaccines.

• Nutrition surveillance, timely treatment and admission of children under-5 with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) to therapeutic services benefitted 94 per cent children.

• WASH facilities are available as per SPHERE standards.

• More than 5,900 children 0-6 years are benefitting from early learning opportunities, home-based care, and early childhood development centres.