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

    news UNHCR, 26 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 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 (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.”
  • 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 ...
  • UNHCR Chief calls for more international support for Tanzania

    news UNHCR, 10 Feb 2019 (il y a 3 ans )
    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 (il y a 3 ans )
    Burundi is one of the most neglected refugee situations globally. And measurably so; In 2018 it was among the world’s least-funded.
  • UNHCR calls on DRC to protect refugees after tragic killings

    news UNHCR, 19 Sep 2017 (il y a 5 ans )
    UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is urging the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to ensure protection for refugees and asylum-seekers after a shocking shooting incident in Kamanyola on September 15 in which at least 39 people were killed and another 94 injured [...]
  • UNHCR expresses appreciation, urges more solidarity for Uganda’s refugee response

    news UNHCR Africa, 14 Mar 2019 (il y a 3 ans )
    “Uganda represents the Global Compact in action, but the country can’t do it alone. More global support is needed, particularly in the areas of education, economic opportunities and the environment.” Education is a major priority in the Uganda refugee response for 2019 and beyond. More than half of ...
  • UNHCR to launch first Global Refugee Forum

    news UNHCR Africa, 25 Jun 2019 (il y a 3 ans )
    The Global Refugee Forum is a unique occasion for States and others to come together and announce bold, new measures they will take to ease pressure on host countries, boost refugee self-reliance, and search for solutions.
  • UNHCR welcomes Uganda Communications Commission directive to improve refugees’ access to SIM cards

    news UNHCR Africa, 20 Aug 2019 (il y a 3 ans )
    “The new directive will enable the majority of refugees to legally access SIM cards and ease communication with families and also with UNHCR through the refugee helpline,” said UNHCR’s Boutroue. “Communication is a fundamental part of humanitarian response and is essential in ensuring accountability...
  • UNHCR: Sharp increase in number of Burundian refugees arriving in Rwanda

    news UNHCR, 28 Apr 2015 (il y a 7 ans )
    Briefing Notes, 28 April 2015 This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Ariane Rummery – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at the press briefing, on 28 April 2015, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. Over the weekend, the number of Burundian refugees crossing into Rwanda ...