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)
Total population of concern (Refugees & Asylum Seekers)
Refugees who are unaccompanied or separated from their parents
Refugee families or Households in Mahama
Current number of refugees at GATORE RC
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.