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26 Sep 2018 description

Depuis 2005, la Ligue des droits de l’homme (LDH), la Fédération internationale des droits de l’homme (FIDH) et Survie, aux côtés d’autres associations, sont engagées dans le dossier judiciaire concernant les massacres de Bisesero au Rwanda où pendant trois jours, fin juin 1994, des centaines de civils ont été exterminés par les génocidaires, alors que le premier détachement français ne se trouvait qu’à quelques kilomètres.

25 Sep 2018 description
report Inter Press Service

KIGALI, Sep 25 2018 (IPS) - When Telesphore Ruzigamanzi, a smallholder banana farmer from a remote village in Eastern Rwanda, discovered a peculiar yellowish hue on his crop before it started to dry up, he did not give it the due consideration it deserved.

“I was thinking that it was the unusually dry weather causing damage to my crop,” Ruzigamanzi, who lives in Rwimishinya, a remote village in Kayonza district in Eastern Rwanda, tells IPS.

But in fact, it was a bacterial disease.

25 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

HIGHLIGHTS

• With support from the Government of Japan two additional rooms and a play park for young children were completed; these facilities will be handed over to the Government of Rwanda and UNHCR on 5 September.

• Anaemia among children under-5 remains high at 44.6 per cent in Mahama Camp (Burundian refugees) and Nyabiheke Camp (Congolese refugees). Advocacy with the Government has resulted in home fortification using micro nutrient powders, which was introduced in the refugee camps in January 2018.

06 Sep 2018 description
report medica mondiale

Improvement of social integration of survivors and their children born from sexual and gender-based violence during the genocide in Rwanda

Sevota supports women survivors of violence and their children in strengthening their relationships and helps reduce family conflict.

05 Sep 2018 description

See the photostory on Exposure

A UNDP-UN Environment initiative provides a pathway to sustainable development

By Climate Adaptation UNDP

05 Sep 2018 description
report United Nations

THE APPEALS CHAMBER of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals ("Appeals Chamber" and "Mechanism", respectively);

RECALLING that, on 18 December 2014, the Appeals Chamber: (i) affirmed Augustin Ngirabatware's convictions for committing ,direct and public incitement to commit genocide and instigating and aiding and abetting genocide; (ii) reversed Ngirabatware's conviction for rape as a crime against humanity; and (iii) imposed a sentence of 30 years of imprisonment;

04 Sep 2018 description

68,306
BURUNDIAN REFUGEES HOSTED IN RWANDA
(30 JUNE 2018)

US$ 74 M
REQUIRED IN RWANDA IN 2018

9%
FUNDING RECEIVED (17 JULY 2018)

9
RRP PARTNERS IN RWANDA IN 2018

Situation Overview

03 Sep 2018 description

In Numbers

1,412 mt of food assistance distributed

US$ 646,387 cash based transfers made

US$ 2.6 m six months (August 2018- January 2019) net funding requirements for refugee operation

228,497 people assisted in July 2018

Operational Updates

31 Aug 2018 description
report EastAfrican

In Summary

  • Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs (Midimar) said it has dispensed some 2,760 cards to mainly Burundian and some Congolese refugees.
  • The ID issuance began on Thursday after the conclusion of a joint refugee verification exercise to capture biometric data by the government and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

By Ivan R. Mugisha

Rwanda has issued more than 2,500 identity cards to refugees in the country to enable them move freely and access social services and jobs.

30 Aug 2018 description

Favorable food access and forecasted rainfall support Minimal food security outcomes

08 Aug 2018 description

How one, small bag made a big difference in the life of families that lost everything

Written by: Aija Kuparinen, IFRC

07 Aug 2018 description

The 2017 JAM sought to assess in particular issues of refugee dependence on food assistance, issues of targeting and vulnerability, the capacity of refugees to meet their own food needs through livelihood opportunities and the suitability of cash based transfers to meet refugees’ food needs.

Executive Summary

01 Aug 2018 description

Recent harvests improve food availability of all major staples except beans

  • Season B harvests are at near-average levels after a heavy March to May rainy season that enhanced moisture-tolerant crops like maize but reduced the yields of beans and some vegetables. Although improved food availability has largely enabled Minimal (IPC Phase 1) outcomes throughout Rwanda, many displaced households in flood-affected areas are reliant on humanitarian assistance and are likely to remain in Stressed (IPC Phase 2!) through September.

30 Jul 2018 description

In Numbers

1,201 mt of food assistance distributed
US$ 630,200 cash-based transfers made
236,000 people in June 2018

Operational Updates

• In June 2018, WFP provided food assistance to 236,000 people including camp based refugees and Rwandan vulnerable populations through; general distributions, cash transfers, nutrition interventions, asset creation activities, school meals programmes, as well as assistance to small-holder farmers in Rwanda.

27 Jul 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

HIGHLIGHTS

• Anaemia among children under-5 is above the critical level in Mahama and Nyabiheke camps, and above serious level in the other four camps, Kigeme, Kiziba, Mugombwa and Gihembe.

• From January to June, 4,330 children and 335 women were reached with essential vaccines.

• Sphere standards for water and sanitation services are not being met in all camps - funds are urgently required to address the gaps.

• A new agreement was signed with Save the Children to address protection needs in two Congolese camps and in urban areas.