Burundi + 4 more

UNHCR Burundi Factsheet - October 2008


UNHCR Burundi main operational activities

1. Repatriation and reintegration of Burundian refugees.

2. Assistance and protection of 28,642 refugees and asylum seekers, including 16,667 Congolese living in Gihinga (Mwaro), Gasorwe (Muyinga), Musasa (Ngozi) refugee camps, and 229 Rwandans living in Giharo (Rutana) refugee camp. UNHCR Burundi provides protection and some assistance to as many as 11,744 urban refugees and asylum seekers, of which approximately 99 % are Congolese (DRC).