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Refugees from Burundi: Total

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Refugees from Burundi: Total JSON 
428,514
Last updated 11 Dec 2017
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 12,500 Burundian refugees in Kenya, 4,800 in Mozambique, 3,600 in Malawi and 2,500 in Zambia who are assisted within the respective country-level programmes. A further 23,000 Burundian refugees, who have lived for decades in Tanzania, no longer receive assistance.
Refugees from Burundi: Breakdown By Location JSON 
Nom du lieu Source Data date Population
Democratic Republic of the Congo UNHCR, Government 31 Oct 2017
  10.4%
44,859
Rwanda UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 11 Dec 2017
  20.6%
88,627
Tanzania (United Republic of) UNHCR, Government 31 Oct 2017
  59.5%
255,714
Uganda UNHCR, Government 30 Nov 2017
  9.4%
40,313


Refugees from Burundi: Demography Chart JSON 
Source - UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR
Refugees from Burundi: Total (Post-April 2015 Time Chart) JSON 
Refugees from Burundi: Post-April 2015 Influx JSON 
391,636
Last updated 11 Dec 2017
Source - UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 
Refugees from Burundi: Post-April 2015 Influx Breakdown By Location JSON 
Nom du lieu Source Data date Population
Democratic Republic of the Congo UNHCR, Government 31 Oct 2017
  10.5%
41,206
Rwanda UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 11 Dec 2017
  22.5%
88,198
Tanzania (United Republic of) UNHCR, Government 31 Oct 2017
  59.6%
234,110
Uganda UNHCR, Government 30 Nov 2017
  7.4%
29,121


Refugees from Burundi: Pre-April 2015 Influx JSON 
36,878
Last updated 31 Oct 2017
Source - UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 
Refugees from Burundi: Pre-April 2015 Influx Breakdown by Location JSON 
Nom du lieu Source Data date Population
Democratic Republic of the Congo UNHCR, Government 30 Sep 2017
  9.9%
3,653
Rwanda UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 31 Mar 2015
  1.2%
429
Tanzania (United Republic of) UNHCR, Government 31 Oct 2017
  58.6%
21,604
Uganda UNHCR, Government 31 Dec 2014
  30.3%
11,192


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Regional RRP Financial Information (2017)
$429,309,526
Total appeal
Date of Funding Data 5 December 2017 (il y a 7 jours)
  Dépêches
In September, close to 3,000 Burundian refugees and asylum seekers were newly recorded in the region. The largest number was recorded in Uganda with 1,154 newly registered Burundian refugees.
01 Oct 2017
Voluntary Repatriation of Burundian Refugees from Tanzania started on 7 September 2017. As of 30 September 2017, a total of 2,343 Burundian refugees, including 240 persons with specific needs (PSNs), were facilitated to return to Burundi.
30 Sep 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
As of 31 August 2017, the number of new arrivals was 4,887 since January 2017. The arrival rate over the year is an average of 20 individuals per day so far. Of the 4,887 new arrivals, 52% have settled in Reception Centers and the rest of 48% have settled in urban areas ( Kigali, Huye).
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
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
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