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08 Oct 2018 description

Highlights

  1. Since January 2018, more than 75,000 people were affected by natural events: mostly floods, landslides and intense winds, due to the rainy season. The most affected areas are Ngozi and Rutana due to field destruction.

  2. The most urgent needs detected during the multi-sector evaluations were: emergency shelters and rental support, non-food item (NFI) kits, WASH and food.

08 Oct 2018 description

Highlights

  • 7,275 people were assisted during the flood emergency response in April and May in Makamba, Bujumbura Mairie and Rural, led by the Sector.

  • 5,022 IDPs were relocated in Rumonge and Bujumbura Rural after the decommissioning of the four IDP sites.

  • 48,930 returnees from Tanzania under the VolRep received a NFI kit. Sector warehouse in Bujumbura consolidated for emergency response.

Challenges

  • Lack of funding for emergency response

20 Sep 2018 description

Highlights

  1. Since January 2018, more than 75,000 people were affected by natural events: mostly floods, landslides and intense winds, due to the rainy season. The most affected areas are Ngozi and Rutana due to field destruction.

  2. The most urgent needs detected during the multi-sector evaluations were: emergency shelters and rental support, non-food item (NFI) kits, WASH and food.

20 Sep 2018 description

Conflicts and climatic shocks aggravate current food insecurity in many countries

Some 39 countries in need of food assistance - FAO expects slightly lower global cereal production

20 September 2018, Rome - Persistent conflicts and climate-related shocks are currently driving high levels of severe food insecurity, particularly in Southern African and Near East countries, which continue to require humanitarian assistance, according to a new report published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today.

19 Sep 2018 description

Conflict continues to drives high needs, but some food security improvements expected

Key Messages

05 Sep 2018 description

Foreword from the Regional Director

Welcome to the August edition of the UN Migration Agency Bulletin for the East and Horn of Africa.
Like in many parts of the globe, migration continues to dominate debates in our region. On 6 August, IOM and its partners, launched a Regional Migrant Response Plan for the Horn of Africa and Yemen appealing to the international community for USD 45 million. It is the first of such plan to be launched ever.

01 Sep 2018 description

Season C production expected to be above-average

29 Aug 2018 description

La baisse des prix des principales denrées alimentaires améliore la sécurité alimentaire

Points saillants :

  • La situation alimentaire est en amélioration de manière générale dans toutes les communautés à des degrés divers.

  • Le prix réduit des denrées alimentaires traduit une disponibilité moyenne des denrées sur le marché et une sortie des anciens stocks des commerçants sur le marché.

  • Avec l’arrivée de la saison sèche, les aléas et les chocs naturels se sont considérablement réduits.

11 Aug 2018 description

POINTS SAILLANTS

• 57% des enfants de moins de cinq ans souffrent de malnutrition chronique ;

• 4,5% des enfants de moins de cinq ans souffrent de malnutrition aiguë globale ;

• Plus de 400 ménages déplacés de Nyanza-Lac ont bénéficié d’une aide d’urgence en abris et articles non-alimentaires ;

CHIFFRES CLES

Pop. dans le besoin : 3,6 millions
H : 0,85M, F : 0,88M , E : 1,87M

Population ciblée : 2,4 millions
H : 0,53M, F : 0,55M, E : 1,28M

02 Aug 2018 description

La sécurité alimentaire s'améliore à la fin de la récolte de la saison 2018B

Points saillants

  • Sur le marché, l’offre des denrées alimentaires s’améliore.

  • Les prix des principales denrées alimentaires sont globalement à leur niveau le plus bas depuis le début de l’année 2018.

  • La sécurité alimentaire des ménages victimes des inondations de mai 2018 (dans la plaine d'Imbo) reste très précaire à cause de la perte des récoltes et des déplacements.

Contexte

01 Aug 2018 description

Food security continues to improve, except for flood-affected and displaced populations

Key Messages

30 Jul 2018 description

In Numbers

2,559 mt of food assistance distributed
US$ 12.9 m net funding requirements in the next six months (July – December 2018)
622,700 people assisted in June 2018

Operational Context

Voluntary repatriation: In June, WFP assisted 3,666 Burundian refugees returning to their zones of origin from Tanzania. As of 31 June 2018, 33,756 Burundians had returned home, through the support of the humanitarian community since the launch of the operation in September 2017.

28 Jul 2018 description

Enhanced seasonal rains and likely flooding are forecast for northern parts of the region

KEY MESSAGES

  • June to September seasonal rains are fully established in the northern sector of the region, as above-average rainfall amounts have been received across parts of Sudan, western Ethiopia, and northern South Sudan, helping ease localized early season deficits. These enhanced rains have largely benefited early season agricultural activities in these countries.

26 Jul 2018 description
report UN News Service

Plus de 1.000 ménages déplacés ont bénéficié d’une aide d’urgence sous forme d’abris, de fournitures non-alimentaires et de soutien locatif, octroyée par l'agence des Nations Unies pour les migrations (OIM), suite aux inondations qui sévissent dans le sud et l'ouest du pays depuis fin mai.

24 Jul 2018 description

Bujumbura – More than 1,000 flood-displaced households have received emergency shelters, non-food items (NFIs) and rental support from IOM, the UN Migration Agency, since heavy flooding struck southern and western parts of Burundi and in areas bordering Lake Tanganyika in May.

“When the floods occurred, my house was destroyed,” said Seraphina Havyarinana of Nyaza-Lac (Makamba), which, along with Gatumba (Bujumbura Rural) and Buterere (Bujumbura Mairie) hills, was the focus of IOM’s response. “I was desperate.”

19 Jul 2018 description

Le contexte humanitaire au Burundi s'est légèrement amélioré depuis le début de 2018 mais la situation reste cependant précaire notamment avec un niveau élevé de vulnérabilité. Le nombre de personnes en insécurité alimentaire est passé de 2,6 millions en juillet 2017 à 1,67 million en avril 2018 (15% de la population). Des facteurs climatiques favorables et par conséquence une amélioration de l’accès à l’alimentation sont les principaux facteurs de cette amélioration.

18 Jul 2018 description

POINTS SAILLANTS

• Plus de 34 000 réfugiés burundais de Tanzanie rapatriés depuis septembre 2017 ;

• Près de 187 000 déplacés internes enregistrés au 31 mai dernier ;

• Plus de 3 millions d’animaux vaccinés contre la peste des petits ruminants.

CHIFFRES CLES

Pop. dans le besoin 3,6 millions
H (6) F E 0,85M 0,88M 1,87M

Population ciblée 2,4 millions
H F E 0,53M 0,55M 1,28M

PDI 178 267
H: n/a F: n/a

07 Jul 2018 description

Above-average rainfall received in the north, with increasing risk of early season floods

KEY MESSAGES

03 Jul 2018 description

In Numbers

1,596 mt of food assistance distributed

US$ 12.4 m net funding requirements in the next six months (June – November 2018)

477, 400 people assisted in May 2018

Operational Updates