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27 Nov 2017 description

This is a preliminary report; the final narrative and financial reports will be published on 31 December 2017.

Appeal history

  • April 2015: Influx of Burundian refugees fleeing pre-election violence start arriving in neighbouring countries.

23 Nov 2017 description

Background

On 31 August 2017 at the Tripartite Commission Meeting for the Voluntary Repatriation of Burundian Refugees in Tanzania, the Tripartite Commission (United Republic of Tanzania,
Republic of Burundi, and UNHCR) issued a joint communiqué and agreed to implement a work plan from 7 September to 31 December 2017, which entails the voluntary repatriation plan of Burundian refugees who wish to return to Burundi. The voluntary repatriation operation will take place in phases.

23 Nov 2017 description

Tanga, 17-22 November 2017: The advent of Artemisinin Based Combination Therapies (ACTs) since 2001 as first-line treatment for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria has had a major impact in the steady reduction of the disease in endemic countries where it has been adopted alongside other interventions such as the use of Long Lasting Insecticide Treated Nets (LLINs), Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) and Rapid Diagnostic Tests (RDTs).

21 Nov 2017 description

Dar es Salaam – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, last week (14-17/11) organized training sessions in Tanzania, for IOM, non-IOM and private panel physicians who conduct physical exams and health assessments for resettlement countries such as the United States, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom.

16 Nov 2017 description
report APOPO

MOROGORO, Tanzania — The charity famed for its use of specially trained rats in landmine and tuberculosis detection celebrates its 20th anniversary this week.

Harnessing the highly attuned sense of smell in the African giant pouched rat, the international organization APOPO has spent the last two decades training these affectionate rodents in detecting two of the deadliest threats on the planet: landmines and tuberculosis. Each gives off its own unique smell, undetectable to humans, something which the rats are able to quickly sniff out.

03 Nov 2017 description

Dar es Salaam, 1st November 2017: National Medicines Regulatory Authorities (NMRAs) play an important role in promoting and protecting public health from unsafe medicines. The existence of substandard and falsified (SF) medical products is an unacceptable risk to public health. Because of this, drug quality control in the distribution systems is needed for consumer protection. The Minilab kits are simple test methods for rapid medicine quality verification and counterfeit medicines detection in the field.

03 Nov 2017 description

Tanzania, 9-12 October 2017: Every year, the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHCDGEC) in collaboration with President’s Office, Regional Authorities and Local Government (PORALG) and partners conducts Joint Annual Health Sector Reviews (JAHSR) to assess the performance of the health sector.

30 Oct 2017 description

Background

The camp was opened on 14th, January 2016, as an emergency response to receive 40,000 Burundian Refugees relocated from Nyarugusu camp to Nduta and Mtendeli. The camp suspended relocation for short time early Feb, 2016 due to land issue and water shortage then resumed on 8th April 2016 to stopped again in May to receive new arrivals.

30 Oct 2017 description

Background

On 31 August 2017 at the Tripartite Commission Meeting for the Voluntary Repatriation of Burundian Refugees in Tanzania, the Tripartite Commission (United Republic of Tanzania, Republic of Burundi, and UNHCR) issued a joint communiqué and agreed to implement a work plan from 7 September to 31 December 2017, which entails the voluntary repatriation plan of Burundian refugees who wish to return to Burundi. The voluntary repatriation operation will take place in phases.