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  • UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is pleased to announce the first ever Global Refugee Forum, which will take place on 17 and 18 December 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland. The event, which is being held at Ministerial level, will be co-hosted with Switzerland and co-convened by Turkey, Germany, Ethiopia and Costa Rica.
    highlight 25 Jun 2019 (5 years ago)
    / Burundi - Refugees / South Sudan - Refugees
  • UNHCR, the Office of the Prime Minster (OPM) and partner agencies today officially launched a communication system for refugees and asylum seekers in Uganda. The two-way communication system is being rolled out to all refugee settlements in Uganda and is anticipated to cover the entire refugee operation by February 2019.
    highlight 16 Jan 2019 (5 years ago)
    / Burundi - Refugees / South Sudan - Refugees / Congo (Democratic Republic) - Refugees
  • UNHCR welcomes Uganda Communications Commission directive to improve refugees’ access to SIM cards.
    highlight 20 Aug 2019 (4 years ago)
    / Burundi - Refugees / South Sudan - Refugees
  • UNHCR launched the 2017 Supplementary Appeal for the Burundi Situation. Currently 2% of the overall funding requirements (US$ 250 million) has been received. More funding is urgently needed to increase capacity and to decongest overcrowded camps.
    highlight 22 May 2017 (7 years ago)
    Burundi / Burundi - Refugees Burundi / Burundi - IDPs Burundi / Burundi - Refugee Returnees
  • UNHCR is not promoting voluntary repatriation of Burundian refugees, it supports the exercise to ensure that all returns are safe and dignified, and the result of a free and informed choice.
    highlight 07 Aug 2019 (4 years ago)
    / Burundi - Refugees
  • 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 (7 years ago)
    Somalia Tanzania (United Republic of) / Burundi - Refugees
  • UNHCR and partners are not promoting return to Burundi, but are working with the governments involved to ensure that returns are based on the principles of voluntariness and informed decisions, and take place in safety and dignity. 58,546 Burundian refugees were assisted to return in 2017 and 2018 .
    highlight 25 Feb 2019 (5 years ago)
    / Burundi - Refugees
  • UNHCR High profile supporter, model and photographer Helena Christensen is calling for urgent funding and global attention for Burundian refugees living in Rwanda following a trip with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.
    highlight 14 Nov 2018 (5 years ago)
    / Burundi - Refugees
  • UNHCR Chief calls for more international support for Tanzania. Concluding a four-day visit to East African nation, Filippo Grandi urges greater investment for north-west regions hosting 330,000 refugees.
    highlight 08 Feb 2019 (5 years ago)
    / Burundi - Refugees
  • To foster economic self-reliance for refugees and host communities, Regional Refugee Response Plan partners will work toward strengthening resilience across the region, emphasizing economic inclusion and utilising cash-based interventions wherever feasible.
    highlight 05 Mar 2019 (5 years ago)
    / Burundi - Refugees