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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
326,207
Last updated 08 Dec 2016
Source - UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR

   Refugees from Burundi: Current Situation

   Refugees from Burundi: Current Situation

   Refugees from Burundi: Current Situation

Location name Source Data date Population
Democratic Republic of the Congo UNHCR, Government 31 Oct 2016
  9.3%
30,205
Kenya UNHCR, Government 1 Oct 2016
  0.8%
2,598
Malawi UNHCR, Government 30 Sep 2016
  0.3%
906
Mozambique UNHCR, Government 30 Sep 2016
  0.1%
240
Rwanda UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 8 Dec 2016
  25.5%
83,150
Tanzania (United Republic of) UNHCR, Government 7 Nov 2016
  54.4%
177,335
Uganda UNHCR, Government 31 Oct 2016
  9.2%
29,975
Zambia UNHCR, Government 30 Sep 2016
  0.6%
1,798
Refugees from Burundi: Pre-Crisis
14,059
Last updated 31 Oct 2016
Source - UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR
Refugees from Burundi: Total
340,266
Last updated 08 Dec 2016
Source - UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR

   Refugees from Burundi: Total - Breakdown by Country

Location name Source Data date Population
Democratic Republic of the Congo UNHCR, Government 31 Oct 2016
  8.9%
30,205
Kenya UNHCR, Government 1 Oct 2016
  0.8%
2,598
Malawi UNHCR, Government 30 Sep 2016
  0.3%
906
Mozambique UNHCR, Government 30 Sep 2016
  0.1%
240
Rwanda UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 8 Dec 2016
  24.6%
83,579
Tanzania (United Republic of) UNHCR, Government 7 Nov 2016
  52.8%
179,773
Uganda UNHCR, Government 31 Oct 2016
  12.1%
41,167
Zambia UNHCR, Government 30 Sep 2016
  0.5%
1,798

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  •   Burundi Regional Refugee Response Plan

      Emergency Update

      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
    An EXCOM donor mission from Geneva visited Uganda to gain a deeper understanding of UNHCR and partners responses to refugee influxes.
    14 Apr 2016
    A total of 18,807 Burundian refugees have been received in Uganda since the onset of the influx.
    13 Jan 2016

      News

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    Burundi says will not cooperate with U.N. investigation into violence

    Thomsom Reuters Foundation, 24 Nov 2016

    NAIROBI, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Burundi's government refused on Thursday to cooperate with a U.N. inquiry into months of political violence, saying accusations of abuses by its officials were part of a political plot. The United Nations announced the inquiry this week to identify perpetrators in the ... Read more

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    Refugee exodus from Burundi sparks concerns 'overstretched' neighbours will not cope

    Thomson Reuters Foundation, 23 Sep 2016

    Number of refugees fleeing violence, abductions and torture in Burundi has passed 300,000, the United Nations says By Lin Taylor LONDON, Sept 23 - The number of refugees fleeing violence, abductions and torture in Burundi has passed 300,000, the United Nations said on Friday, raising fears nei... Read more

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    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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    Deputy High Commissioner Kelly T. Clements was in Uganda from 14-16 November for her first visit to Africa since joining the UN Refugee Agency in July 2015.

    UNHCR, 19 Nov 2015

    Clements was given a first-hand look at the refugee situation in Uganda, a country which is now host to more than half a million refugees. She was accompanied by Ugandan Commissioner for Refugees David Apollo Kazungu, UNHCR Africa Bureau Director Valentin Tapsoba and UNHCR Representative in Uganda ... Read more

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    Uganda wants intl. aid to deal with influx of Burundi refugees

    PressTV, 06 Jul 2015

    Uganda wants intl. aid to deal with influx of Burundi refugees Read more