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  • Burundian Refugees in Urban Centres Wary of Uncertainty

    news The New Times, 03 Jul 2015 (il y a 7 ans )
    The uncertainty regarding the length of the political stalemate back home is gnawing on the minds of desperate Burundian refugees in Rwanda’s urban centres. Those who opted to fend for themselves in urban centres are under pressure to spend less, thanks to strains on their financial resources. Th...
  • IMF paints bleak no-growth picture for struggling Burundi

    news Reuters, 19 Apr 2017 (il y a 5 ans )
    The International Monetary Fund has slashed its projection for Burundi's economic growth this year to nil and projected just 0.1 percent in 2018. It gave no specific reason for the 2017 revision from 2 percent, but Burundi has been suffering from a severe drought like much of the wider region. ...
  • Burundian refugees continue to arrive in Rwanda at slow, steady pace as Burundi crisis passes two-year mark

    news According to UNHCR statistics 406 Burundian refugees arrived in Rwanda in April 2017, 26 Apr 2017 (il y a 5 ans )
    By: Eugene Sibomana, Communications/PI Associate, UNHCR | 26 Apr 2017 Some media outlets today reported falsely that over 10,000 refugees fled to Rwanda in April 2017, when in fact, in April this year, 406 Burundian refugees arrived in Rwanda, which is even lower than in previous months in 2017. ...
  • UN Refugee Chief urges Security Council for firm response to record-high displacement

    news UNHCR Africa, 09 Apr 2019 (il y a 3 ans )
    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.”
  • Global forced displacement tops 70 million

    news UNHCR Africa, 20 Jun 2019 (il y a 3 ans )
    “What we are seeing in these figures is further confirmation of a longer-term rising trend in the number of people needing safety from war, conflict and persecution. While language around refugees and migrants is often divisive, we are also witnessing an outpouring of generosity and solidarity, espe...
  • Human and child rights advocates benefit from online course on ending child statelessness

    news By Caroline Opile in Nairobi, Kenya | 12 February 2021, 21 Feb 2021 (il y a 1 an )
    UNHCR teams up with the African Committee on Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child to help eradicate childhood statelessness through an online course.
  • Burundi says will not cooperate with U.N. investigation into violence

    news Thomsom Reuters Foundation, 24 Nov 2016 (il y a 6 ans )
    NAIROBI, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Burundi's government refused on Thursday to cooperate with a U.N. inquiry into months of political violence, saying accusations of abuses by its officials were part of a political plot. The United Nations announced the inquiry this week to identify perpetrators in the ...
  • UN: Number of Burundian Refugees to Reach 500,000 This Year

    news NY Times / AP, 07 Feb 2017 (il y a 5 ans )
    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 ...
  • IGAD Ministers commit further to improving livelihoods of refugees

    news IGAD, 03 Apr 2019 (il y a 3 ans )
    “The only way forward to address the needs of refugees and host communities – including livelihoods and self reliance needs – and to ensure that hosting refugees contributes to economic growth and national development”.
  • Joint statement by UNHCR and OPM on preliminary results of refugee verification exercise

    news UNHCR Africa, 09 Nov 2018 (il y a 4 ans )
    By the end of the verification exercise 1,092,213 individuals have been verified as present representing 76 per cent of the initial target. During the verification exercise, OPM continued to attend to the ongoing emergency and registered new arrivals in all settlements and at transit centers along t...