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Refugees from Burundi: Total

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Refugees from Burundi: Total JSON 
163,519
Last updated 30 Sep 2019
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 Tanzania prior to April 2015. It does not include a further 42,000 Burundian refugees who have lived for decades in Tanzania and no longer receive assistance.
Refugees from Burundi: Breakdown By Location JSON 
Location name Source Data date Population
Adjumani 30 Sep 2019
  0.0%
3
Bugesera UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 30 Apr 2019
  0.0%
83
Dar es Salaam UNHCR, Government 30 Sep 2019
  0.0%
27
Eastern UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 30 Apr 2019
  14.5%
59,671
Gatore UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 30 Apr 2019
  0.0%
81
Gihembe UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 31 Aug 2018
  0.0%
9
Haut-Katanga UNHCR, Government 31 Aug 2019
  0.1%
581
Huye UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 30 Apr 2019
  0.2%
833
Isingiro 30 Sep 2019
  8.8%
36,239
Kamwenge 30 Sep 2019
  0.0%
31
Kasai Oriental UNHCR, Government 31 Aug 2019
  0.0%
4
Kavinvira UNHCR, Government 31 Aug 2019
  0.0%
12
Kigali UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 30 Apr 2019
  2.6%
10,784
Kigeme UNHCR, Government 31 Mar 2019
  0.0%
7
Kinshasa UNHCR, Government 31 May 2019
  0.0%
48
Kinshasa UNHCR, Government 31 May 2019
  0.0%
48
Kiryandongo 30 Sep 2019
  0.0%
35
Kiziba UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 31 Jan 2018
  0.0%
7
Kyegegwa 30 Sep 2019
  0.8%
3,274
Lomami UNHCR, Government 31 Aug 2019
  0.0%
14
Lukolo (Rural Area) UNHCR, Government 31 Aug 2019
  0.1%
265
Lusenda UNHCR, Government 31 Aug 2019
  7.3%
29,907
Mahama UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 30 Apr 2019
  14.5%
59,671
Maniema UNHCR, Government 31 Aug 2019
  0.1%
265
Mtendeli UNHCR, Government 30 Sep 2019
  7.8%
31,915
Mulongwe (Rural Area) UNHCR, Government 31 Aug 2019
  1.8%
7,217
Nduta UNHCR, Government 30 Sep 2019
  17.8%
73,253
Nord-Kivu UNHCR, Government 31 Aug 2019
  0.2%
627
Northern UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 31 Aug 2018
  0.0%
9
Nyabiheke UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 30 Sep 2018
  0.0%
3
Nyanza UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 31 Mar 2019
  0.0%
12
Nyarugusu Camp UNHCR, Government 30 Sep 2019
  14.2%
58,324
South-Kivu UNHCR, Government 31 Aug 2019
  1.5%
6,298
Southern UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 30 Apr 2019
  0.2%
833
Sud Kivu UNHCR, Government 31 Aug 2019
  7.3%
29,907
Tanganyka UNHCR, Government 31 May 2019
  0.1%
460
TC Monge Monge (Rural Area) UNHCR, Government 31 Aug 2019
  0.0%
3
Western UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 31 Jan 2018
  0.0%
7

Refugees from Burundi: Total (Post-April 2015 Time Chart) JSON 
Refugees from Burundi: Post-April 2015 Influx JSON 
161,987
Last updated 30 Sep 2019
Source - UNHCR, Government 
Refugees from Burundi: Pre-April 2015 Influx JSON 
1,532
Last updated 30 Sep 2019
Source - UNHCR, Government 
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  Highlights
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.
10 Oct 2016
- 2,443 New Arrivals recorded so far in July 2016, averaging 111 individuals a day.
30 Apr 2016
1,637 inter-camp family reunification performed; including previously Unaccompanied/Separated Children and female spouses.
30 Apr 2016
- 27,793 Burundian refugees relocated from Nyarugusu to Nduta and Mtendeli between 07-Oct-2015 and 30-Apr-2016.
30 Apr 2016
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$157,079,765
Total appeal
Date of Funding Data 3 October 2019 (14 days ago)
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UNHCR, 22 May 2015

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