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  • Refugee numbers soar, as uncertainty in Burundi continues

    news UNHCR, 15 May 2015 (il y a 7 ans )
    Briefing Notes, 15 May 2015 This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Karin de Gruijl – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at the press briefing, on 15 May 2015, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. While the coup attempt is reported to have been foiled, the situation in Bu...
  • More than 100,000 refugees vaccinated against cholera in Tanzania

    news UNHCR, 26 Jun 2015 (il y a 7 ans )
    NYARUGUSU REFUGEE CAMP, Tanzania, June 26 (UNHCR) – More than 100,000 refugees have been vaccinated against cholera in a major initiative to prevent a repeat outbreak of the epidemic which killed 31 people last month in northwestern Tanzania. Twenty five temporary vaccination sites were set up in...
  • Regional emergencies push Uganda's refugee hosting to breaking point

    news UNHCR, 21 Dec 2015 (il y a 6 ans )
    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...
  • Land needed urgently for camps for Burundian refugee arrivals

    news UNHCR, 07 Feb 2017 (il y a 5 ans )
    As hundreds of Burundian refugees continue to flow into neighbouring countries every week, UNHCR is calling on host governments to urgently provide more land to ensure shelter and avert a drastic deterioration in conditions. The number of people fleeing Burundi, where peace talks have stalled, ha...
  • Diner gives Burundian refugee a taste of self reliance

    news UNHCR website, 05 Apr 2017 (il y a 5 ans )
    Running a small neighborhood restaurant in the Democratic Republic of the Congo gives a cook back her pride and her independence.
  • Burundian refugees returning home need urgent support

    news UNHCR Africa, 14 May 2019 (il y a 3 ans )
    “We need more support from donors to mobilize a robust reintegration program with other UN and NGO partners,” said Catherine Wiesner, UNHCR’s Regional Refugee Coordinator for the Burundi Situation, while on a visit to meet returnees in Burundi. She added that increased support was necessary to ensur...
  • Cholera epidemic among refugee and host communities in Tanzania claims 31 lives, situation worsening

    news UNHCR, 22 May 2015 (il y a 7 ans )
    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 ...
  • Collaboration between Government of Rwanda and UN Refugee Agency has turned Mahama refugee settlement into a model town two years since open...

    news Mahama refugee camp is today a model settlement that sets the standard for other camps in Rwanda and even beyond., 21 Apr 2017 (il y a 5 ans )
    21 Apr 2017 Since being opened by the Government of Rwanda and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) just two years ago, Mahama is today a model settlement that sets the standard for other camps in the country and even beyond. Mahama continues to grow in order to accommodate new arrivals who are fleeing ...
  • From Russia with Love – International Flower Delivery Service brought to you by a Burundian Refugee in Rwanda

    news Reynolds Butari, a Burundian refugee young writer, psychologist and entrepreneur has opened his own business in Rwanda. A surprise delivery making clients smile ©Reynolds Butari, 29 Aug 2017 (il y a 5 ans )
    Reynolds Butari is a young writer, psychologist and entrepreneur who grew up in Burundi and has opened his own business in Rwanda. In 2015, Reynolds started a flower delivery business in Burundi. Burundians abroad could pay online and have flowers delivered to their loved ones in Burundi. “People ...
  • Japan contributes USD 7.5 Million to Support Refugees and Host Communities in Uganda

    news IOM, 16 Apr 2019 (il y a 3 ans )
    UNHCR Has received US$ 2,000,000 to respond to immediate protection needs at reception, collection, transit and registration centres countrywide. The protection needs to be addressed include registration and legal assistance; provision of semi-permanent shelter and latrines to persons with specific ...