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  • Protection staff from UNHCR had a meeting with the District Commissioner and immigration authorities in Ngara District following reports of some ad hoc screening activities conducted by the immigration officers at border posts in the district where some asylum-seekers were reportedly facing challenges in gaining entry into Tanzania. The implications and serious concerns were shared with UNHCR in Dar es Salaam. UNHCR then sent a formal communication to the Tanzanian Ministry of Home Affairs in Dar es Salaam for clarification and to find a solution.
    highlight 15 Mar 2017 (13 days ago)
    Burundi / Burundi - Refugees Burundi / Burundi - Asylum-Seekers
  • The total number of refugees in Nduta Camp in Tanzania is already over 106,000 and camp facilities are overstretched. More land is needed very soon to host incoming Burundian refugees. Last week's average of daily arrivals into Tanzania was 724 refugees per day.
    highlight 08 Feb 2017 (1 month ago)
    Burundi / Burundi - Refugees
  • The Tanzanian Government has revoked the Refugee (Declaration) Notice No. 54 granting prima facie refugee status to asylum-seekers from Burundi. Detailed modalities under which the Refugee Status Determination (RSD) will be conducted for individuals fleeing Burundi have yet to be communicated. Meanwhile the average daily new arrivals’ figure has increased to 727 individuals (during 20 January and 2 February).
    highlight 03 Feb 2017 (1 month ago)
    Burundi / Burundi - Refugees Burundi / Burundi - Asylum-Seekers
  • UNHCR has made significant progress in the construction of transitional shelters in all three camps in North West Tanzania in anticipation of the rainy season.
    highlight 10 Oct 2016 (5 months ago)
    Somalia Tanzania (United Republic of) Burundi / Burundi - Refugees
  • - 2,443 New Arrivals recorded so far in July 2016, averaging 111 individuals a day.
    highlight 30 Apr 2016 (10 months ago)
    Somalia Tanzania (United Republic of) Burundi / Burundi - Refugees
  • 1,637 inter-camp family reunification performed; including previously Unaccompanied/Separated Children and female spouses.
    highlight 30 Apr 2016 (10 months ago)
    Somalia Tanzania (United Republic of) Burundi / Burundi - Refugees
  • - 27,793 Burundian refugees relocated from Nyarugusu to Nduta and Mtendeli between 07-Oct-2015 and 30-Apr-2016.
    highlight 30 Apr 2016 (10 months ago)
    Somalia Tanzania (United Republic of) Burundi / Burundi - Refugees
  • An EXCOM donor mission from Geneva visited Uganda to gain a deeper understanding of UNHCR and partners responses to refugee influxes.
    highlight 14 Apr 2016 (11 months ago)
    Uganda Burundi / Burundi - Refugees
  • A total of 18,807 Burundian refugees have been received in Uganda since the onset of the influx.
    highlight 13 Jan 2016 (1 year ago)
    Uganda Burundi / Burundi - Refugees
  • As end of October 2015 Uganda host more than half a million refugee majority are from DR Congo, South Sudan , Somalia and Burundi .
    highlight 19 Nov 2015 (1 year ago)
    Uganda Burundi / Burundi - Refugees