Refugees from Burundi: Total

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Refugees from Burundi: Total JSON 
Last updated 31 Jan 2018
Source - UNHCR, Government 
A note on the refugee population from Burundi
The above total reflects the refugee population covered by the Burundi Regional Refugee Response Plan and includes Burundian refugees who fled since April 2015, as well as the smaller population who had sought asylum in the DRC prior to April 2015.
Refugees from Burundi: Breakdown by Location JSON 
Location name Source Data date Population
Haut-Katanga UNHCR, Government 31 Dec 2017
Kasai Oriental UNHCR, Government 31 Dec 2017
Kinshasa UNHCR, Government 31 Dec 2017
Lomami UNHCR, Government 31 Dec 2017
Maniema UNHCR, Government 31 Dec 2017
Nord-Kivu UNHCR, Government 31 Dec 2017
Sud Kivu UNHCR, Government 31 Jan 2018
Tanganyka UNHCR, Government 31 Dec 2017

Refugees from Burundi: Demography Chart JSON 
Source - UNHCR, Government
Refugees from Burundi: Total (Post-April 2015 Time Chart) JSON 
Refugees from Burundi: Post-April 2015 Influx JSON 
Last updated 31 Jan 2018
Source - UNHCR, Government 
Refugees from Burundi: Pre-April 2015 Influx JSON 
Last updated 31 Dec 2017
Source - UNHCR, Government 
1,700 Burundian refugees were transferred to the new site of Mulongwe (South Kivu Province) since its opening in late November.
31 Dec 2017
In Lusenda camp, 400 new blocs of showers and latrines were under construction. The water network was being extended to reach all areas of the camp.
31 Dec 2017
Cholera epidemics was declared in the territories of Fizi and Uvira. No cases have been reported so far in refugees hosting structures. Preventive measures were put in place.
31 Aug 2017
In the new site of Mulongwe works are ongoing with two operational partners (MEDEOR and CARITAS) working with their own funds. However, works have slowed down due to the worsening security situation in Fizi territory.
31 Aug 2017
Following the death of 38 Burundian refugees and asylum seekers in Kamanyola, South Kivu, in a confrontation with armed forces, UNHCR is providing emergency aid and called for investigation.
25 Sep 2017

UNHCR calls on DRC to protect refugees after tragic killings

UNHCR, 19 Sep 2017

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is urging the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to ensure protection for refugees and asylum-seekers after a shocking shooting incident in Kamanyola on September 15 in which at least 39 people were killed and another 94 injured [...] Read more


Diner gives Burundian refugee a taste of self reliance

UNHCR website, 05 Apr 2017

Running a small neighborhood restaurant in the Democratic Republic of the Congo gives a cook back her pride and her independence. Read more


Drama helps Burundian refugee cope with challenges

UNHCR website, 27 Jan 2017

Starting over in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, a Burundian mother draws strength from her roles with an amateur theatre group. Read more


Regional emergencies push Uganda's refugee hosting to breaking point

UNHCR, 21 Dec 2015

KAMPALA, Dec. 18 (Xinhua) – Three emergencies in Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) and South Sudan have push the number of refugees and asylum seekers in Uganda to astronomical levels, forcing the east African country to look up to donors for support. Uganda is currently host to 51... Read more

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Date of Funding Data 16 February 2018 (1 month ago)
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