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Refugees from Burundi: Total

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Refugees from Burundi: Total JSON 
127,330
Last updated 31 May 2022
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 31 May 2022
  0.0%
3
Aru UNHCR, Government 31 May 2022
  0.0%
1
Biringi UNHCR, Government 31 May 2022
  0.0%
1
Dar es Salaam UNHCR, Government 31 May 2022
  0.0%
26
Eastern UNHCR, Government, MINEMA 31 May 2022
  11.7%
36,890
Haut-Katanga UNHCR, Government 31 May 2022
  0.3%
796
Huye Urban UNHCR, Government, MINEMA 31 May 2022
  0.2%
776
Isingiro 31 May 2022
  10.5%
33,083
Ituri UNHCR, Government 31 May 2022
  0.0%
1
Kalehe UNHCR, Government 31 May 2022
  0.0%
19
Kamwenge 31 May 2022
  0.0%
47
Kasai Oriental UNHCR, Government 31 May 2022
  0.0%
11
Kigali Urban UNHCR, Government, MINEMA 31 May 2022
  2.7%
8,386
Kigeme Camp UNHCR, Government, MINEMA 31 May 2022
  0.0%
2
Kinshasa UNHCR, Government 31 May 2022
  0.0%
49
Kinshasa UNHCR, Government 31 May 2022
  0.0%
49
Kiryandongo 31 May 2022
  0.0%
43
Kiziba Camp UNHCR, Government, MINEMA 31 May 2022
  0.0%
6
Kyegegwa 31 May 2022
  1.0%
3,217
Lomami UNHCR, Government 31 May 2022
  0.0%
4
Lualaba UNHCR, Government 31 May 2022
  0.0%
14
Lukolo (Rural Area) UNHCR, Government 31 May 2022
  0.1%
265
Lusenda UNHCR, Government 31 May 2022
  8.4%
26,448
Mahama Camp UNHCR, Government, MINEMA 31 May 2022
  11.7%
36,890
Maniema UNHCR, Government 31 May 2022
  0.1%
265
Mulongwe (Rural Area) UNHCR, Government 31 May 2022
  2.4%
7,728
Nduta UNHCR, Government 31 May 2022
  24.5%
77,393
Nord-Kivu UNHCR, Government 31 May 2022
  0.2%
617
Nyabiheke Camp UNHCR, Government, MINEMA 31 May 2022
  0.0%
8
Nyanza RC UNHCR, Government, MINEMA 31 May 2022
  0.0%
1
Nyarugusu Camp UNHCR, Government 31 May 2022
  15.8%
49,911
South-Kivu UNHCR, Government 31 May 2022
  1.7%
5,266
Southern UNHCR, Government, MINEMA 31 May 2022
  0.2%
776
Sud Kivu UNHCR, Government 31 May 2022
  8.4%
26,448
Tanganyika UNHCR, Government 31 May 2022
  0.0%
68
Western UNHCR, Government, MINEMA 31 May 2022
  0.0%
6

Refugees from Burundi: Total (Post-April 2015 Time Chart) JSON 
Refugees from Burundi: Post-April 2015 Influx JSON 
125,972
Last updated 31 May 2022
Source - UNHCR, Government 
Refugees from Burundi: Pre-April 2015 Influx JSON 
1,358
Last updated 31 May 2022
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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Date of Funding Data 28 October 2021 (7 months ago)
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UNHCR, 29 Jun 2015

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More than 100,000 refugees vaccinated against cholera in Tanzania

UNHCR, 26 Jun 2015

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Tanzania cholera epidemic deaths among Burundian refugees and local population halted, new cases down sharply

UNHCR, 26 May 2015

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at the press briefing, on 26 May 2015, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. In western Tanzania's Lake Tanganyika area, containment measures to deal with a cholera epidemic that has c... Read more

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Rescue on Lake Tanganyika

UNHCR TRACKS, 26 May 2015

Kagunga is a small Tanzanian village close to the border with Burundi. Wedged between a steep mountain range and the waters of Lake Tanganyika, it has little access to other parts of Tanzania except by boat. And so, almost overnight, this sleepy fishing community has become the focal point of a huma... Read more

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Cholera epidemic among refugee and host communities in Tanzania claims 31 lives, situation worsening

UNHCR, 22 May 2015

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at the press briefing, on 22 May 2015, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. With refugees still fleeing from Burundi into neighbouring countries, the cholera epidemic declared by the ... Read more