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20 Sep 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

283,096 Total Burundian population of concern in the three refugee camps

68,762 Total Burundian population in Nyarugusu Camp (Pre-Influx + Influx)

127,499 Total population in Nduta Camp

50,350 Total population in Mtendeli Camp

FUNDING

217,250,427 USD Required funding for Tanzania as part of Burundi Regional Refugee Response Plan

PRIORITIES

20 Sep 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • 1,536 Congolese new arrivals crossed into Tanzania in August 2017.

  • 314 Burundian new arrivals crossed into Tanzania in August 2017.

  • 10 Burundian new arrivals recorded on average per day in August 2017.

  • 15 Refugees departed for resettlement countries in August 2017.

WORKING WITH PARTNERS

19 Sep 2017 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).

19 Sep 2017 description
report Save the Children

Around the world, there are too many refugee children who haven’t just lost their homes, they’re also losing their futures every single day.

More than half of all the refugee children in the world – 3.5 million children – aren’t in school.

19 Sep 2017 description

This weekly report is produced by the United Nations (UN) Migration Agency (IOM) as part of the UN Country Management Team (UNCMT) response to the influx of Burundian and Congolese Asylum Seekers from Burundi. The report covers the period from September 4th to September 10th, 2017. The next report will be issued on September 18th, 2017.

Highlights

  • There were 369 new arrivals (190 males and 179 females). All were Congolese Asylum Seekers. Entry points used by the asylum seekers this week were Kigadye (364 persons), Herushingo (5 persons).

18 Sep 2017 description

Overview

This weekly bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 48 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

• Plague in Madagascar

• Undiagnosed acute jaundice syndrome in Ethiopia

• Humanitarian crisis in Nigeria

• Humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia

• Humanitarian crisis in South Sudan

• Hepatitis E in Chad

• Malaria in Burundi

18 Sep 2017 description

Highlights:

Improved maize supplies drove national maize and maize meal prices further down in July in all the monitored countries except South Africa (SA) where prices increased by roughly 6 percent. Moreover, national prices were considerably below their respective 5 year aver-age (5YA) except Tanzania, Lesotho and Swaziland.

18 Sep 2017 description

NEW YORK – Heifer International and the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) have agreed to seek opportunities to collaborate on market-driven development, climate-smart agriculture, access to finance and several other areas involving smallholder farmers.

For more than 10 years, Heifer has been working with IFAD, a specialized agency of the United Nations and international financing institution that focuses on ending rural poverty in developing countries through long-term investment. The two organizations have collaborated in Nepal, Rwanda and Tanzania.

17 Sep 2017 description

Ceci est un résumé des déclarations du porte-parole du HCR Andrej Mahecic – à qui toute citation peut être attribuée – lors de la conférence de presse du 15 septembre 2017 au Palais des Nations à Genève.

Un an après la Déclaration de New York pour les réfugiés et migrants, par laquelle 193 États membres ont pris l’engagement historique de partager plus équitablement la responsabilité pour les réfugiés dans le monde, plusieurs pays mettent en place des changements significatifs dans leurs législations, politiques et interventions en faveur des réfugiés.

16 Sep 2017 description

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's press briefing at the Palais des Nations in Geneva.

A year on from the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants, in which all 193 Member States of the United Nations made a historic commitment to more equitably share responsibility for the world’s refugees, significant changes in refugee law, policies and responses are taking hold in several countries.

15 Sep 2017 description

Key Messages
- This report summarizes the supply and market outlook for maize grain in the east African countries of Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, Rwanda, and Burundi. The outlook period follows the 2017/18 marketing year (MY), spanning from July 2017 to June 2018 and covering two main harvests—the 2017 June-to-August harvest and the 2017/2018 October-to-February harvest. While the June-to-August harvest data estimates are more reliable, the October-to-February harvests are projected and may be updated as data becomes available.

15 Sep 2017 description

Highlights

  • WFP Tanzania began implementing its new Country Strategic Plan on 01 July 2017.

  • A critical shortfall in funding WFP’s refugee operation persists. Rations of maize meal were reduced to 70 percent for July distributions.
    Further ration reductions are expected in August if additional funding is not available.

  • Over 30,000 farmers have received training on Post-Harvest Management through the Farm to Market Alliance initiative.

Operational Updates

15 Sep 2017 description

Les volontaires de la Croix-Rouge du Burundi sont à l'œuvre pour contribuer à la réussite de l'accueil des rapatriés. Les volontaires se chargent d'aider les nécessiteux (personnes âgées, malades, etc) dans leur enregistrement à l'arrivée. Ils jouent également un rôle important dans la distribution des biens qui leur sont destinés. Les rapatriés reçoivent des vivres offerts par le PAM et Caritas Burundi ainsi que des kits de dignité donnés par la Croix-Rouge du Burundi et le FNUAP en faveur des femmes et filles en âge de procréer.