Refugees from Burundi: Total

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Refugees from Burundi: Total JSON 
آخر تحديث 31 Dec 2018
Source - UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 
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 some 37,000 Burundian refugees who had sought asylum in the region prior to April 2015. In addition to the population above, there are some 13,000 Burundian refugees and asylum seekers in Kenya, 8,700 in Mozambique, 7,700 in Malawi, 8,900 in South Africa and 4,900 in Zambia who are assisted within the respective country-level programmes. A further 42,000 Burundian refugees, who have lived for decades in Tanzania, no longer receive assistance and are not included in these figures.
Refugees from Burundi: Breakdown By Location JSON 
موقع Source تاريخ البيانات Population
Democratic Republic of the Congo UNHCR, Government 31 Dec 2018
Rwanda UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 31 Dec 2018
Tanzania (United Republic of) UNHCR, Government 31 Dec 2018
Uganda 31 Dec 2018

Refugees from Burundi: Demography Chart JSON 
Source - UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR

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Regional RRP Financial Information (2018)
Total appeal
Date of Funding Data 15 January 2019 (6 days ago)
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Access to education beyond primary school is far from what it should be. Just 20% of secondary school-aged Burundian refugee children are enrolled in education.
18 Jan 2019
UNHCR, the Office of the Prime Minster (OPM) and partner agencies today officially launched a communication system for refugees and asylum seekers in Uganda. The two-way communication system is being rolled out to all refugee settlements in Uganda and is anticipated to cover the entire refugee operation by February 2019.
16 Jan 2019
Burundian refugee women and girls are suffering high levels of sexual and gender-based violence and exploitation. Makeshift and dilapidated shelters provide little protection.
16 Jan 2019
The consequences of underfunding are being felt across the board by Burundian refugees in four neighbouring countries, Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Rwanda and Uganda.
15 Jan 2019
Burundian refugees are enduring cuts to food rations, lack of medicines, overcrowded schools and inadequate shelter. Despite the best efforts of all, a massive increase in support is needed to adequately provide for even the most basic needs.
15 Jan 2019
Support scheme in Rwandan capital and elsewhere sees refugee businesses including Burundian-owned LPG store create 2,600 new jobs countrywide.
02 Jan 2019
Radio Interview: Regional Refugee Coordinator and Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework Champion for the Burundi Situation
'Rwanda has open and welcoming policies which in fact have allowed refugees to attend Rwandan schools, they have the right to work, they have the right to open businesses. We want refugees to be become productive and to contribute to the communities in which they are living in.'
Refugee Students at M-Pesa Foundation Academy hone their skills in entrepreneurship, leadership and sports
This year, the Academy accorded UNHCR the status of a county and for the first time admitted six refugees to the institution. This is a significant step towards offering refugees opportunities for post primary education.
UN General Assembly agrees on an innovative global framework to better serve the forcibly displaced and their host communities.
After two years of extensive consultations led by UNHCR with member states, international organizations, refugees, civil society, the private business sector and experts, this new global deal will provide more robust support for the countries where most refugees live.
UN Refugee Agency, and 35 partners are today jointly appealing for US$296 million to provide desperately needed aid in 2019 to some 345,000 Burundian refugees in neighbouring countries.
Children, who make up more than half of the refugee population, are bearing the brunt.
UN refugee chief welcomes cities’ support for refugees
“We think that an inclusive approach, based on investment in education and employment, is a much better and more sustainable, more dignified, model that really gives refugees opportunities for the future,” the UN High Commissioner for Refugees said. “It is cities that are at the forefront in implementing these policies.”
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UNHCR and partners seek US$296 million for Burundi refugee crisis

UNHCR, 15 Jan 2019

Burundi is one of the most neglected refugee situations globally. And measurably so; In 2018 it was among the world’s least-funded. إقرأ المزيد


UNHCR’s new 2 Billion Kilometres to Safety campaign invites the public to step in solidarity with refugees

UNHCR Africa, 08 Jan 2019

“At a time when we are facing so many misconceptions about refugees, it is vital that we remind ourselves of the real and dangerous journeys they are forced to take.” إقرأ المزيد


Kigali sees economic sense in helping refugee entrepreneurs

UNHCR Africa, 27 Dec 2018

“The Government of Rwanda is very keen to continue supporting refugees through targeted assistance which includes their socio-economic inclusion,” explains Veneranda Ingabire, Senior Manager of the Special Projects Unit in MINEMA. إقرأ المزيد


States reach historic deal for refugees and commit to more effective, fairer response

UNHCR, 18 Dec 2018

“No country should be left alone to respond to a huge influx of refugees,” said the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi. “Refugee crises call for a global sharing of responsibility, and the compact is a powerful expression of how we work together in today’s fragmented world.” إقرأ المزيد


Meets the Models Changing Stereotypes in Mahama Refugee Camp, Rwanda

Vogue Magazine, 17 Dec 2018

"Being in a refugee camp isn’t easy and we want to bring happiness and light to our lives.” They’re active and they are ‘representing’ – they’re out and about pitching themselves to designers and fashion houses, and they’ve already taken part in Kigali Fashion Week. إقرأ المزيد