Burundi

Sitrep of February 22, 2016: Contingency Plan for El Nino & Civil Unrest

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This information reflects the response work done by the Burundi Red Cross. The Burundi Red Cross with the support of its partners of the International Movement of Red Cross and Red Crescent strictly operates in neutral, independent and impartial manner to meet the humanitarian needs.

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Torrential rains and violent wind caused by El Nino phenomenon hit some provinces of the country on Sunday and Monday. They destroyed houses and wounded persons. They also caused flood that made road impracticable. Moreover, civil unrest caused deaths. Thus, volunteers of Burundi Red Cross have been mobilized to carry out global needs assessment. The table below shows the current situation in affected provinces and volunteers' action.