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Refugees from Burundi: Total

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Refugees from Burundi: Total JSON 
424,687
Last updated 30 Apr 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 13,200 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 Mar 2018
  11.1%
47,291
Rwanda UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 26 Apr 2018
  21.5%
91,178
Tanzania (United Republic of) UNHCR, Government 30 Apr 2018
  57.8%
245,584
Uganda UNHCR, Government 31 Dec 2017
  9.6%
40,634


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 
390,116
Last updated 30 Apr 2018
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 Mar 2018
  11.8%
45,860
Rwanda UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 26 Apr 2018
  23.3%
90,781
Tanzania (United Republic of) UNHCR, Government 30 Apr 2018
  57.4%
224,033
Uganda UNHCR, Government 31 Dec 2017
  7.5%
29,442


Refugees from Burundi: Pre-April 2015 Influx JSON 
34,571
Last updated 30 Apr 2018
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 31 Mar 2018
  4.1%
1,431
Rwanda UNHCR, Government, MIDIMAR 31 Mar 2018
  1.1%
397
Tanzania (United Republic of) UNHCR, Government 30 Apr 2018
  62.3%
21,551
Uganda UNHCR, Government 31 Dec 2014
  32.4%
11,192


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Regional RRP Financial Information (2018)
$391,196,905
Total appeal
Date of Funding Data 2 May 2018 (il y a 20 jours)
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The rehabilitation of the Katalukulu Health Center near Mulongwe site (South Kivu) was completed and medical staff was hired. The Center will benefit both Burundian refugees and host community.
28 Feb 2018
As Uganda confirms active cholera outbreak, UNHCR and health actors alarmed at deteriorating situation in Kyangwali
23 Feb 2018
In Lusenda camp, 400 new blocs of showers and latrines were under construction. The water network was being extended to reach all areas of the camp.
31 Dec 2017
1,700 Burundian refugees were transferred to the new site of Mulongwe (South Kivu Province) since its opening in late November.
31 Dec 2017
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
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