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Rwanda: UNHCR Kirehe Sub-Office Report - Week: 29th May to 03rd June 2017

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KEY OPERATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

  • The camp population is currently at 53,590 individuals divided into 18, 503 households and of whom 49% are female;

  • The Swedish Ambassador Mrs. Jenny Ohlssom and UNHCR Representative Dr Saber Azam visited Mahama; the mission toured the camp and interacted with refugees.

  • UNHCR received tons of clothes donated by UNQLO

  • UNHCR facilitated the participation 10 refugee youth models in Kigali fashion week.

KEY STATISTICS (WEEK 29TH MAY -03 JUNE 2017)

53,590
Total population of concern (Refugees & Asylum Seekers)

1,262
Refugees who are unaccompanied or separated from their parents

18,503
Refugee families or Households in Mahama

128
Current number of refugees at GATORE RC

SECURITY/MISSIONS

  • The security situation in the camp/in Kirehe town remained calmed during the reporting period;

  • The Ambassador of Sweden accompanied by the Senior Secretary and Private Sector Development and Employment Consultant; and the UNHCR Representative accompanied by the UNHCR external Relations Officer visited Mahama on 31st May.

  • The Self-Help Fund Coordinator from US embassy visited Akezakarigura cooperative at women opportunity center supported by INDEGO.

  • MIDIMAR and UNHCR Kigali (MFT) visited Mahama from 1st -2nd June to conduct the monitoring of partners ongoing activities.