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  • 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. ...
  • Improving Community-based Protection

    news UNHCR strengthens leadership skills among urban refugee communities through trust building exercises between staff and refugees, 19 May 2017 (il y a 5 ans )
    By: Ruslan Shabdunov | 19 May 2017 “I’ll be a corner!” “Move forward and hold the line!” “Innocent, form an angle and hold your position!” – These and other unusual phrases were heard one sunny morning throughout the neighborhood of Kicukiro district in Kigali. Passersby could see a group of b...
  • 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 ...
  • 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...
  • Kigali sees economic sense in helping refugee entrepreneurs

    news UNHCR Africa, 27 Dec 2018 (il y a 3 ans )
    “The Government of Rwanda is very keen to continue supporting refugees through targeted assistance which includes their socio-economic inclusion,” explains Veneranda Ingabire, Senior Manager of the Special Projects Unit in MINEMA.
  • 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...
  • Learning together forges friendships between Rwandan and Burundian students

    news UNHCR, 6 March 2018, 20 Jun 2018 (il y a 4 ans )
    The Paysannat L School brings refugee and local children together in classrooms. Paysannat L started out in 1997 as a small primary school, but expanded in 2015 in order to accommodate thousands of Burundian children who joined the exodus after renewed violence broke out.
  • Meets the Models Changing Stereotypes in Mahama Refugee Camp, Rwanda

    news Vogue Magazine, 17 Dec 2018 (il y a 3 ans )
    "Being in a refugee camp isn’t easy and we want to bring happiness and light to our lives.” They’re active and they are ‘representing’ – they’re out and about pitching themselves to designers and fashion houses, and they’ve already taken part in Kigali Fashion Week.
  • More refugees flee Burundi ahead of elections

    news UNHCR, 29 Jun 2015 (il y a 7 ans )
    NYARUGUSU REFUGEE CAMP, Tanzania, June 29, (UNHCR) – More than 6,000 refugees fleeing Burundi have crossed over into Tanzania in the last three days, taking to over 66,000 the total number of refugees who have arrived from its central African neighbour since May 1, according to the UN refugee agency...
  • 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...