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- East Africa: Armyworm Infestation - Mar 2017
- Burundi: Malaria Outbreak - Mar 2017
- Burundi: Cholera Outbreak - Jul 2016
- Burundi: Floods - Nov 2015
- Burundi/Tanzania: Cholera Outbreak - May 2015
- Burundi: Landslides and Floods - Mar 2015
- Burundi: Floods and Landslides - Feb 2014
- Burundi: Cholera Outbreak - Oct 2012
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- Burundi: Floods in Gatumba - Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) DREF n° MDRBI014
- Burundi: Humanitarian Snapshot (Au 14 juin 2018)
- UNICEF Great Lakes Situation (May 2018)
- Atrocity Alert No. 106, 23 May 2018: Burundi, Central African Republic and Sudan
- Conseil de sécurité: l’Envoyé spécial appelle les autorités du Burundi à envoyer un « signal fort » en faveur de la reprise du dialogue politique
The number of new arrivals from South Sudan increased to a daily average of 245 arrivals in May 2018, compared to 170 in April. In addition, around 1,000 refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continue to arrive in Uganda every week.
Refugee hosting districts in Uganda still lack basic services like water, sanitation and shelter
KAMPALA – 6 June 2018 - People living in Uganda’s refugee hosting districts – both people from host communities and refugees - are deprived of basic services like water, sanitation and shelter.
NAIROBI, le 15 mai 2018 - L'UNICEF condamne la tuerie qui a eu lieu le 11 mai dans le nord-ouest du Burundi et qui a fait plus de 25 morts, dont 11 enfants.
Selon plusieurs rapports, des enfants ont été délibérément pris pour cible après l’attaque d'un village de la province de Cibitoke.
NAIROBI, 15 May 2018 - UNICEF has denounced an attack that killed more than 25 people including 11 children, on 11 May in northwest Burundi.
According to several reports, children were deliberately targeted after a village in Cibitoke province was attacked.
“Children need peace and protection, always,” said Leila Pakkala, UNICEF’s Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa. “UNICEF calls on all parties to immediately ensure full respect of children’s right to safety, and their protection from violence."
HIGHLIGHTS- APRIL 2018
• Due to incessant rains in the month of April, the temporary shelters hosting early childhood development (ECD) classrooms for about 2,700 Burundian children (3-6 years) collapsed. UNICEF carried out a quick assessment and temporarily accommodated the affected children in the existing facilities. The other two ECD learning in permanent centre and home-based is continuing. Immediate funds approx. US$ 200,000 are required to find a more permanent solution to the temporary shelters.
• With support from UNICEF over 58,880 refugees (24,521 Congolese and 34,359 Burundians) accessed adequate WASH services primarily through school WASH (33 schools and eight Child Friendly Spaces).
• UNICEF supported the vaccination of 8,804 refugee children (Congolese 1,629 /Burundians 7,175) against measles and polio.
• During the reporting period, a total of 319 Burundian and 46 Congolese children with Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) were admitted into treatment with a cure rate of 88 per cent.
SITUATION IN NUMBERS
1.9 million Number of children in need (HNO 2018)
3.6 million Number of people in need (HNO 2018)
397,526 Population seeking asylum in neighboring countries (UNHCR, 31 March 2018)
174,011 Internally displaced people in 18 provinces (IOM, March 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS- FEBRUARY 2018
• The new academic school year began in January. Of the 1,090 Burundian refugee students that undertook examinations in Primary Level, 83.1 per cent passed. Of the 772 students at Secondary Level, 71 per cent passed.
• More than 5,700 Burundian refugee children in 0-6 years are receiving early childhood care through different approaches.
SITUATION IN NUMBERS
Total Refugees 2M
Total IDPs in Burundi 173,000
1.17M Children (59%)
103,800 Children (60%)
Total Burundi Returnees 21,820 (1,441 from DRC and 16,379 from Tanzania)
• With support from UNICEF, 7,065 unaccompanied and separated refugee children have been provided with psychosocial support, referrals and access to basic services based on the Best Interest Determination.
• UNICEF in collaboration with partners ensured provision of safe water and sanitation facilities for 93,926 refugees including children in schools, Child Friendly Spaces and in health facilities.
• UNICEF supported the treatment of 265 children under five with severe acute malnutrition, and the cure rate was 81 per cent
Estimaciones globales sobre la inseguridad alimentaria aguda en 2017
• Alrededor de 124 millones de personas en 51 países se enfrentan a una situación de Crisis de inseguridad alimentaria o peor (equivalente o superior a la fase 3 del IPC/CH) y requieren una acción humanitaria urgente para salvar vidas, proteger los medios de vida y reducir los niveles de hambre y desnutrición aguda.
Estimations mondiales de l’insécurité alimentaire aiguë en 2017
• Environ 124 millions de personnes vivant dans 51 pays sont en situation d’insécurité alimentaire de Crise ou pire (Phase 3 ou pire de l’IPC ou du CH ou équivalent) et requièrent une action humanitaire urgente afin de sauver des vies, protéger les moyens d’existence et réduire les déficits de consommation alimentaire et la malnutrition aiguë.
Acute food insecurity global estimates in 2017
• Around 124 million people in 51 countries face Crisis food insecurity or worse (equivalent of IPC/CH Phase 3 or above). They require urgent humanitarian action to save lives, protect livelihoods, and reduce hunger and malnutrition.
SITUATION IN NUMBERS
1,9 million Number of children in need (HNO 2018)
3,6 million Number of people in need (HNO 2018)
396,173 Population seeking asylum in neighboring countries (UNHCR, January 2018)
175,936 Internally displaced people in 18 provinces (IOM, January 2018)
- UNICEF’s Humanitarian Appeal for Children 2018 is 20 per cent funded. UNICEF and partners will not be able to respond to the urgent needs of children and women experiencing emergency situations in 2018 if additional funding is not secured.
- Over 3,300 Congolese refugee children (1,737 girls and 1,604 boys) were immunised against measles as they crossed into Uganda from the Democratic Republic of Congo.