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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.

18 Jun 2018 description

In Numbers

  • 309,000 refugees living in camps in Tanzania

  • 70,000 smallholder farmers to be assisted through Farm to Market Alliance

  • 29,000 pregnant and nursing women and children under the age of two supported with food distributions and nutrition sensitization

  • US$58.4 m six months (JuneNovember 2018) net funding requirements

Operational Context

30 May 2018 description

The CWS Urban Refugee Self-Reliance Program has supported 35 refugees and vulnerable host community members in Tanzania and 800 in South Africa as they become more economically self-reliant.

“I didn’t meet my family’s basic needs on a daily basis until I started this business. Now I earn an average income of $9 per day!”

24 May 2018 description
report EastAfrican

In Summary
- The ministry sets up special health facility zones in communities near Lake Tanganyika.
- A team of experts has been dispatched to the six regions bordering DR Congo to help in surveillance and control.
- The deadly virus outbreak has so far killed 27 people in DRC.

By BEATRICE MATERU

Tanzania has intensified its surveillance at all points of entry following the Ebola outbreak that has so far killed 27 people in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.

17 May 2018 description

424,319 Total number of refugees from Burundi in the four main hosting countries (Tanzania, Rwanda,
DRC, Uganda), as of 30 April 2018.

2,882 Burundian refugees assisted to return from Tanzania in April 2018, totalling 10,788 assisted to return to date in 2018.

710 New Burundian refugee arrivals /registrations recorded in April 2018.

23,890 Burundian refugees assisted to return from Tanzania since September 2017.

17 May 2018 description

“Tanzania has a reputation as a friendly hosting state for refugees, but recent developments may change that,” says NRC’s country director for Tanzania and Kenya, Neil Turner.

Tanzania hosts around 300,000 refugees, mainly from Burundi and the Democratic republic of Congo (DR Congo). The majority of refugees reside in three refugee camps, Nyarugusu, Mtendeli and Nduta, located in the north-western areas of the country. The refugee camps are full and restrictions on refugee movements remain.

13 May 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

• 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.

11 May 2018 description

424,791 Total refugees from Burundi in the four main hosting countries (Tanzania, Rwanda, DRC, Uganda), as of 31 March 2018.

4,319 Burundian refugees assisted to return from Tanzania in March 2018, totalling 7,906 assisted to return to date in 2018.

3,053 Burundian refugee arrivals /registrations recorded in March 2018.

Highlights and Operational Context

04 May 2018 description

428, 247 Total refugees from Burundi in the four main hosting countries (Tanzania, Rwanda, DRC,
Uganda), as of 28 February 2018.

2, 821 Burundian refugees assisted to return from Tanzania in February 2018, totalling 3, 587 assisted to return to date in 2018.

1, 841 Burundian refugee arrivals plus new registrations recorded in February 2018.

Highlights and Operational Context

19 Apr 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

• 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

11 Apr 2018 description
report Tufts University

Aisling O’Loghlen, Nondo Nobel Bwami

Introduction

05 Apr 2018 description

430, 087 Total refugees from Burundi in the four main hosting countries (Tanzania, Rwanda, DRC,
Uganda), as of 31 January 2018.

766 Burundian refugees assisted to return from Tanzania in January 2018, in addition to 13,102 assisted to return in 2017.

1218 Burundian refugee arrivals recorded in January 2018.

Highlights and Operational Context

  • Some 430,000 Burundian refugees are being hosted across the region by the governments and people of Tanzania, Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda.