UNHCR Burundi Factsheet - January 2012 [EN/FR]

Report
from UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Published on 31 Jan 2012

UNHCR operational highlights:

• Protection of and assistance to 45,969 refugees and asylum seekers, including 22,165 Congolese refugees (DRC) living in Bwagiriza (Ruyigi), Gasorwe (Muyinga) and Musasa (Ngozi) refugee camps, 251 Rwandans living in Butare (Rutana) site, as well as 68 refugees of various other nationalities in the camps. Of these 45,969 refugees and asylum seekers, UNHCR Burundi also provides protection and assistance to 23,485 in urban areas, of which approximately 98% are Congolese (DRC);
• Repatriation and reintegration of Burundian refugees;
• Repatriation of Congolese refugees living in Burundi.i.