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Refugees from Burundi: Current Situation

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Pre-Crisis and Current Situation dates on this page
Influx figures are dated as of 1 April 2015, except for Uganda which is dated as of 1 January 2015
Refugees from Burundi: Current Situation JSON 
408,157
آخر تحديث 21 Sep 2017
Source - UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 
Refugees from Burundi related to the current situation – breakdown per country JSON 
موقع Source تاريخ البيانات Population
Democratic Republic of the Congo UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2017
  9.8%
40,015
Kenya UNHCR, Government 31 May 2017
  1.5%
6,086
Malawi UNHCR, Government 1 Mar 2017
  0.3%
1,099
Mozambique UNHCR, Government 1 Mar 2017
  0.5%
1,908
Rwanda UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 21 Sep 2017
  21.4%
87,454
Tanzania (United Republic of) UNHCR, Government 31 Jul 2017
  59.7%
243,565
Uganda UNHCR, Government 1 Sep 2017
  6.4%
26,157
Zambia UNHCR, Government 31 Dec 2016
  0.5%
1,873


Refugees from Burundi: Current Situation JSON 
Refugees from Burundi: Current Situation JSON 
Refugees from Burundi: Pre-Crisis JSON 
14,064
آخر تحديث 31 Jul 2017
Source - UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 
Total Burundian Refugees (Pre and Current Situation) JSON 
422,221
آخر تحديث 21 Sep 2017
Source - UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 
Burundian Refugees (Pre and Current Situation) - Breakdown by Country JSON 
موقع Source تاريخ البيانات Population
Democratic Republic of the Congo UNHCR, Government 30 Jun 2017
  9.5%
40,015
Kenya UNHCR, Government 31 May 2017
  1.4%
6,086
Malawi UNHCR, Government 1 Mar 2017
  0.3%
1,099
Mozambique UNHCR, Government 1 Mar 2017
  0.5%
1,908
Rwanda UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 21 Sep 2017
  20.8%
87,883
Tanzania (United Republic of) UNHCR, Government 31 Jul 2017
  58.3%
246,008
Uganda UNHCR, Government 1 Sep 2017
  8.8%
37,349
Zambia UNHCR, Government 31 Dec 2016
  0.4%
1,873


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Financial information (2017)
Total Appeal$250,000,000
Received to Date$15,200,000
Gap $234,800,000
Coverage6.08%
Received to Date
Gap
  أبرز العناوين
Individual Refugee Status Determination processing has commenced in Nduta Camp in Tanzania for some 28,000 Burundian asylum seekers living in the camp. Tanzania has lifted prima facie refugee recognition in January 2017, after which arrival rates dropped significantly. Rwanda, Uganda and the DRC continue to accept Burundians on prima facie basis.
19 Jun 2017
UNHCR launched the 2017 Supplementary Appeal for the Burundi Situation. Currently 2% of the overall funding requirements (US$ 250 million) has been received. More funding is urgently needed to increase capacity and to decongest overcrowded camps.
22 May 2017
The Burundi Situation needs urgent funding, as the total amount of contributions amounts to 1% of the overall needs. There are significant needs in refugee settlements, as the overall refugee population has grown to over 400,000, with new arrivals coming on a daily basis.
28 Apr 2017
The World Food Programme (WFP) is forced to implement food cuts in the region, affecting Burundian refugees in Tanzania and Rwanda. In Rwanda food assistance is secured only until the end of April. A possible drastic cut in food rations is foreseen in the month of May (51%) and onwards, if no further contributions are received from donors.
25 Apr 2017
1,496 Burundian refugees were in transit centers while around 1,990 individuals stayed outside due to lack of space. Most of them were women, children and older people.
31 Mar 2017
An evaluation of the 23,203 seedlings planted since 2015 in Lusenda camp assessed that 64% of them were growing well, thanks to sensitization sessions.
31 Mar 2017
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According to UNHCR statistics 406 Burundian refugees arrived in Rwanda in April 2017, 26 Apr 2017

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Collaboration between Government of Rwanda and UN Refugee Agency has turned Mahama refugee settlement into a model town two years since opening

Mahama refugee camp is today a model settlement that sets the standard for other camps in Rwanda and even beyond., 21 Apr 2017

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IMF paints bleak no-growth picture for struggling Burundi

Reuters, 19 Apr 2017

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Diner gives Burundian refugee a taste of self reliance

UNHCR website, 05 Apr 2017

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