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11 Oct 2018 description

Situation

  • Refugees and other vulnerable communities in Tanzania face persistent food insecurity, despite rapid economic growth and domestic agricultural production that meets national food requirements, according to the UN World Food Program (WFP).

03 Oct 2018 description

Major Achievements in the Past Week

  • Minister of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Dr. Ummy Mwalimu, the Chief Medical Officer, Professor Bakari, and WHO Representative, Dr Adiele Onyeze led stakeholders in Ebola Awareness Walk

  • Official launch of the Tanzania Ebola Contingency Plan by Honorably Minister of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly, and Children, Dr. Ummy Mwalimu

  • Development/Review of Standard Operating Procedures and Contingency Plan for Points of Entry

20 Sep 2018 description

SITUATION

• Refugees and other vulnerable communities in Tanzania face persistent food insecurity, despite rapid economic growth and domestic agricultural production that meets national food requirements, according to the UN World Food Program (WFP).

18 Sep 2018 description

Kigoma – Due to the recent resurgence of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), one of the six countries bordering the United Republic of Tanzania, the Government has increased its efforts to prevent EVD cases entering Tanzania by strengthening disease surveillance measures at both airport and land entry points in the country.

06 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

HIGHLIGHTS

  • UNICEF supported the vaccination of over 5,500 under-5 refugee children (966 Congolese; 4,576 Burundians) against polio and measles.

  • Between July and August 2018, 7,541 unaccompanied and separated children have received child protection assistance from Plan International and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) through UNICEF support.

06 Sep 2018 description

388,400 Total refugees from Burundi in four main hosting countries (United Republic of Tanzania,
Rwanda, the DRC, and Uganda), as of 31 July 2018.

5,803 Burundian refugees assisted to return from the United Republic of Tanzania in July 2018, totalling 27,184 assisted to return to date in 2018.

182 Burundian refugee arrivals /registrations recorded in July 2018. As of 31 July, 6,104 Burundian refugees have arrived in the region in 2018.

Highlights and Operational Context

31 Aug 2018 description

Major Achievements in the Past Weeks

  • Surveillance at Points of Entry strengthened

  • Public information and Health alerts intensified

  • Capacity building for national and sub-national Rapid Response Teams underway

27 Aug 2018 description

782,363 Total of refugees and asylum-seekers from the DRC.

4.5 M Internally displaced people Source: OCHA

941,000 Planning population of DRC refugees by December 2018.

BASIC INFORMATION

POPULATION FIGURES

  • The figures in this report have been updated to reflect the results of a continuous biometric registration and verification exercise in countries of asylum.

  • The total figures include additions (new arrivals and births) and subtractions (departures, deaths, noshows during food distributions and deactivations).

15 Aug 2018 description

781,697 Total of refugees and asylum-seekers from the DRC.

4.5M Internally displaced people Source: OCHA

941,000 Planning population of DRC refugees by December 2018.

BASIC INFORMATION

POPULATION FIGURES

  • The figures in this report have been updated to reflect the results of a continuous biometric registration and verification exercise in countries of asylum.

06 Aug 2018 description

396,058 Total refugees from Burundi in four main hosting countries (United Republic of Tanzania, Rwanda, the DRC, and Uganda), as of 31 May 2018.

6,198 Burundian refugees assisted to return from the United Republic of Tanzania in May 2018, totalling 16, 986 assisted to return to date in 2018.

620 Burundian refugee arrivals /registrations recorded in May 2018. As of 31 May 2018, there has been 4,748 Burundian refugees’ arrivals in the region.

Highlights and Operational Context

23 Jul 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Situation in Numbers

306,392 # of refugees and asylum seekers, Burundians and Congolese, in three camps (UNHCR, 31 May 2018)

165,452 (54 per cent) # of refugee children requiring humanitarian assistance.

61,278 (20 per cent) # of under 5 children living in the three refugee camps.

33,153 # of refugees voluntarily returned to Burundi of the 58,464 registered as of June 2018.

18 Jul 2018 description

25-28 June 2018, Morogoro: As part of ongoing efforts to prepare countries in the African Region to respond effectively to disease outbreaks and humanitarian disasters, the World Health Organization in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and President’s Office President's Office Regional and Local Government authorities (PORALG) organized a training of national rapid response teams on Ebola virus disease (EVD) to ensure that the country has the people with the skills and expertise to prevent and respond to EVD.