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Nombre de résultats: 49

  • Refugees bear cost of massive underfunding

    news UNHCR, 10 Oct 2018 (5 years ago )
    Funding for the world’s forcibly displaced and stateless people is becoming increasingly squeezed, with barely more than half of needs being met, and worsening hardship and risks for many refugees, other displaced people and the communities they live among. Six refugee and displacement situations gl...
  • Regional emergencies push Uganda's refugee hosting to breaking point

    news UNHCR, 21 Dec 2015 (8 years ago )
    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...
  • Rescue on Lake Tanganyika

    news UNHCR TRACKS, 26 May 2015 (8 years ago )
    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...
  • Safaricom Foundation supports refugee students to hone their skills in entrepreneurship, leadership and sports - Kenya

    news UNHCR Kenya, 12 Nov 2018 (5 years ago )
    “I want to help young people like me to be leaders in their own communities." Cynthia Awamahoro from Burundi is grateful for the privilege to access secondary school education. The soft spoken Cynthia has already been awarded different gifts for her leadership skills at the school. She has also le...
  • States reach historic deal for refugees and commit to more effective, fairer response

    news UNHCR, 18 Dec 2018 (5 years ago )
    “No country should be left alone to respond to a huge influx of refugees,” said the UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi. “Refugee crises call for a global sharing of responsibility, and the compact is a powerful expression of how we work together in today’s fragmented world.”
  • Tanzania cholera epidemic deaths among Burundian refugees and local population halted, new cases down sharply

    news UNHCR, 26 May 2015 (8 years ago )
    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...
  • UN Refugee Chief urges Security Council for firm response to record-high displacement

    news UNHCR Africa, 09 Apr 2019 (4 years ago )
    Grandi appealed to Member States to bolster support for host countries. “85 per cent of the world’s refugees are in poor or middle-income countries. That’s where the crisis is. Support must be stepped up,” he said. “Their hospitality must not be taken for granted.”
  • UN: Number of Burundian Refugees to Reach 500,000 This Year

    news NY Times / AP, 07 Feb 2017 (7 years ago )
    KIGALI, Rwanda — The number of Burundians fleeing political violence is expected to reach 500,000 this year, and the United Nations is seeking more land for refugee camps in neighboring countries, the U.N. refugee agency reported Tuesday. Hundreds have died in the East African nation since April ...
  • UNHCR Chief calls for more international support for Tanzania

    news UNHCR, 10 Feb 2019 (5 years ago )
    Seventy-four per cent of Tanzania’s refugees and asylum seekers are from Burundi, and the other 26 per cent are from the DRC. The vast majority live in camps close to the border areas, and many have been there for decades.
  • UNHCR and partners seek US$296 million for Burundi refugee crisis

    news UNHCR, 15 Jan 2019 (5 years ago )
    Burundi is one of the most neglected refugee situations globally. And measurably so; In 2018 it was among the world’s least-funded.