Description of the disaster
Improvement of social integration of survivors and their children born from sexual and gender-based violence during the genocide in Rwanda
Sevota supports women survivors of violence and their children in strengthening their relationships and helps reduce family conflict.
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A UNDP-UN Environment initiative provides a pathway to sustainable development
By Climate Adaptation UNDP
THE APPEALS CHAMBER of the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals ("Appeals Chamber" and "Mechanism", respectively);
RECALLING that, on 18 December 2014, the Appeals Chamber: (i) affirmed Augustin Ngirabatware's convictions for committing ,direct and public incitement to commit genocide and instigating and aiding and abetting genocide; (ii) reversed Ngirabatware's conviction for rape as a crime against humanity; and (iii) imposed a sentence of 30 years of imprisonment;
BURUNDIAN REFUGEES HOSTED IN RWANDA
(30 JUNE 2018)
US$ 74 M
REQUIRED IN RWANDA IN 2018
FUNDING RECEIVED (17 JULY 2018)
RRP PARTNERS IN RWANDA IN 2018
1,412 mt of food assistance distributed
US$ 646,387 cash based transfers made
US$ 2.6 m six months (August 2018- January 2019) net funding requirements for refugee operation
228,497 people assisted in July 2018
- Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugee Affairs (Midimar) said it has dispensed some 2,760 cards to mainly Burundian and some Congolese refugees.
- The ID issuance began on Thursday after the conclusion of a joint refugee verification exercise to capture biometric data by the government and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
By Ivan R. Mugisha
Rwanda has issued more than 2,500 identity cards to refugees in the country to enable them move freely and access social services and jobs.
Favorable food access and forecasted rainfall support Minimal food security outcomes
How one, small bag made a big difference in the life of families that lost everything
Written by: Aija Kuparinen, IFRC
The 2017 JAM sought to assess in particular issues of refugee dependence on food assistance, issues of targeting and vulnerability, the capacity of refugees to meet their own food needs through livelihood opportunities and the suitability of cash based transfers to meet refugees’ food needs.
Recent harvests improve food availability of all major staples except beans
Season B harvests are at near-average levels after a heavy March to May rainy season that enhanced moisture-tolerant crops like maize but reduced the yields of beans and some vegetables. Although improved food availability has largely enabled Minimal (IPC Phase 1) outcomes throughout Rwanda, many displaced households in flood-affected areas are reliant on humanitarian assistance and are likely to remain in Stressed (IPC Phase 2!) through September.
1,201 mt of food assistance distributed
US$ 630,200 cash-based transfers made
236,000 people in June 2018
• In June 2018, WFP provided food assistance to 236,000 people including camp based refugees and Rwandan vulnerable populations through; general distributions, cash transfers, nutrition interventions, asset creation activities, school meals programmes, as well as assistance to small-holder farmers in Rwanda.
• Anaemia among children under-5 is above the critical level in Mahama and Nyabiheke camps, and above serious level in the other four camps, Kigeme, Kiziba, Mugombwa and Gihembe.
• From January to June, 4,330 children and 335 women were reached with essential vaccines.
• Sphere standards for water and sanitation services are not being met in all camps - funds are urgently required to address the gaps.
• A new agreement was signed with Save the Children to address protection needs in two Congolese camps and in urban areas.