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06 Oct 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • UNICEF, UNHCR and partners are working closely on the return and reintegration of Refugees from Tanzania in Burundi. To date, 1,666 people have returned through the formal repatriation process. An estimated 20,000 people, half children, are expected to return in the next six months

  • Malaria remains a significant concern, with recorded cases in 2017 now approaching 6 million. UNICEF is contributing to the community mobilization and behavior change efforts to contain the numbers of new cases.

05 Oct 2017 description

250.0 required for 2017

26.5 contributions received, representing 11% of requirements

223.5 funding gap for the Burundi Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

04 Oct 2017 description

In August, some 2,100 newly arrived Burundian refugees and asylum seekers were recorded in the region. The largest number was recorded in Uganda with 806 newly registered Burundian refugees.

Following a ministerial tripartite commission in Dar-es-Salaam on 31 August 2017, modalities have been put in place to assist the voluntary return of 12,000 Burundian refugees from Tanzania until the end of 2017.

04 Oct 2017 description

Regional update

The protection environments in host countries, as well as in Burundi, has substantially evolved since the 2017 Regional Refugee Response Plan was developed. While the projected target population figures planned for in the 2017 RRRP appeared valid in July based on arrivals in the first part of the year and remain unchanged, new and additional financial requirements were identified at mid year.

03 Oct 2017 description

250.0 M required for 2017

26.5 M contributions received, representing 11% of requirements

223.5 M funding gap for the Burundi Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

02 Oct 2017 description
  1. SYNTHÈSE

Plus de deux ans après la décision du Président de la République Pierre Nkurunziza en avril 2015 de briguer un troisième mandat à la tête du pays, la répression s’installe au Burundi. Pour faire taire les protestations que cette décision a suscitées, les forces de sécurité ont eu recours à une force excessive, voire, dans certains cas, meurtrière.

28 Sep 2017 description

Burundi: Thousands of refugees under pressure to return despite risk of torture and killings

Thousands of Burundian refugees are under mounting pressure to return to their country where they would be at risk of death, rape and torture, said Amnesty International in a report out today.

Conform or flee: Repression and insecurity pushing Burundians into exile launches after two East African countries stopped automatically granting refugee status to Burundian asylum seekers. Tanzania stopped in January, and Uganda in June this year.

15 Sep 2017 description

250.0 M required for 2017

23.9 M contributions received, representing 6% of requirements

226.1 M funding gap for the Burundi Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

14 Sep 2017 description

POINTS SAILLANTS

• Retour possible de 12,000 réfugiés burundais en 2017

• Un burundais sur cinq toujours en insécurité alimentaire

• Augmentation de 25% des cas de paludisme

CHIFFRES CLES

Pop. dans le besoin 3 millions

Population ciblée 1 million

PDI 198 265

Réfugiés congolais 61 427

Réfugiés burundais 407 460(4)

Pers. en insécurité alimentaire 1,8 million(5)

FINANCEMENTS

73,7 millions requis pour le HRP (US$)

11 Sep 2017 description

The requirements presented in this funding snapshot refer to the 2017 Revised Regional Refugee Response Plan covering the period January to December 2017 available at http://reporting.unhcr.org/publications

Funding level
RRP requirements: $406,091,011
Funding received: $40,782,237
% funded: 10%

06 Sep 2017 description

In July, close to 2,000 newly arrived Burundian refugees and asylum seekers were recorded in the region. The largest number was recorded in Rwanda with 600 newly arrived Burundian refugees. The average monthly number of arrivals across the major hosting countries stood at approximately 500.

In Tanzania, a High-Level Dialogue was organized between UNHCR and Government of Tanzania on 9 August 2017 setting out steps to strengthen the country’s refugee protection and assistance, with a focus on Burundian refugee caseload of more than 243,000.

24 Aug 2017 description

New IRRI report on the causes of exile of Burundian asylum seekers

(Kampala, 24 August 2017) International Refugee Rights Initiative (IRRI) today published a new report about the causes of exile of Burundian asylum-seekers. The research shows that Burundians continue to leave their country because of the ongoing threats and abuses by members of the Imbonerakure and the killings and enforced disappearances of their family members.

10 Aug 2017 description

250.0 M required for 2017

15.2 M contributions received, representing 6% of requirements

234.8 M funding gap for the Burundi Situation

All figures are displayed in USD

07 Aug 2017 description

In June, close to 3,000 newly arrived Burundian refugees and asylum seekers were recorded in the region.

Land unavailability and camp congestion remain critical issues in Tanzania, Rwanda and DRC. In Rwanda, malaria is rising in Mahama Camp while measles has plagued Lusenda Camp.

In Tanzania, immigration authorities continue to screen asylum seekers at the border, with the first RSD exercise taking place in mid-June in Nduta Camp, Kibondo District.

KEY INDICATORS