Refugees from Burundi: Total

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Refugees from Burundi: Total JSON 
109,701
Last updated 31 May 2024
Source - UNHCR, Government 
A note on the refugee population from Burundi
The above total reflects the refugee population covered by the Burundi Regional Refugee Response Plan and includes Burundian refugees who fled since April 2015, as well as the smaller population who had sought asylum in Tanzania prior to April 2015. It does not include a further 42,000 Burundian refugees who have lived for decades in Tanzania and no longer receive assistance.
Refugees from Burundi: Breakdown By Location JSON 
Nom du lieu Source Data date Population
Adjumani 31 May 2024   0.0% 2
Aru UNHCR, Government 30 Apr 2024   0.0% 1
Biringi UNHCR, Government 30 Apr 2024   0.0% 1
Dadaab 31 May 2024   0.0% 42
Dagahaley Ref. Camp 31 May 2024   0.0% 2
Dar es Salaam UNHCR, Government 31 May 2024   0.0% 23
Eastern UNHCR, Government, MINEMA 30 Apr 2024   11.8% 39,046
Fafi 31 May 2024   0.0% 6
Garissa 31 May 2024   0.0% 42
Hagadera Ref. Camp 31 May 2024   0.0% 6
Haut-Katanga UNHCR, Government 30 Apr 2024   0.5% 1,493
Huye Urban UNHCR, Government, MINEMA 30 Apr 2024   0.2% 669
Ifo 2 Ref. Camp 31 May 2024   0.0% 3
Ifo Ref. Camp 31 May 2024   0.0% 42
Isingiro 31 May 2024   10.0% 33,016
Ituri UNHCR, Government 30 Apr 2024   0.0% 1
Kakuma Refugee Camp 31 May 2024   1.7% 5,664
Kalehe UNHCR, Government 30 Apr 2024   0.0% 22
Kalobeyei 31 May 2024   0.4% 1,426
Kamwenge 31 May 2024   0.0% 52
Kasai Oriental UNHCR, Government 30 Apr 2024   0.0% 1
Kigali Urban UNHCR, Government, MINEMA 30 Apr 2024   2.2% 7,260
Kigeme Camp UNHCR, Government, MINEMA 30 Apr 2024   0.0% 6
Kinshasa UNHCR, Government 30 Apr 2024   0.0% 39
Kinshasa UNHCR, Government 30 Apr 2024   0.0% 39
Kiryandongo 31 May 2024   0.0% 41
Kiziba Camp UNHCR, Government, MINEMA 30 Apr 2024   0.0% 8
Kyegegwa 31 May 2024   1.0% 3,320
Lomami UNHCR, Government 30 Apr 2024   0.0% 11
Lualaba UNHCR, Government 30 Apr 2024   0.0% 14
Lukolo (Rural Area) UNHCR, Government 30 Apr 2024   0.1% 237
Lusenda UNHCR, Government 30 Apr 2024   8.0% 26,423
Mahama Camp UNHCR, Government, MINEMA 30 Apr 2024   11.8% 39,046
Maniema UNHCR, Government 30 Apr 2024   0.1% 237
Mulongwe (Rural Area) UNHCR, Government 30 Apr 2024   3.6% 11,764
Nairobi 31 May 2024   0.5% 1,723
Nduta UNHCR, Government 31 May 2024   18.7% 61,660
Nord-Kivu UNHCR, Government 30 Apr 2024   0.2% 684
Nyabiheke Camp UNHCR, Government, MINEMA 30 Apr 2024   0.0% 6
Nyarugusu Camp UNHCR, Government 31 May 2024   14.6% 48,018
South-Kivu UNHCR, Government 30 Apr 2024   2.6% 8,701
Southern UNHCR, Government, MINEMA 30 Apr 2024   0.2% 669
Sud Kivu UNHCR, Government 30 Apr 2024   8.0% 26,423
Tanganyika UNHCR, Government 30 Apr 2024   0.1% 357
Turkana 31 May 2024   1.7% 5,664
Turkana West 31 May 2024   1.7% 5,664
Western UNHCR, Government, MINEMA 30 Apr 2024   0.0% 8

Refugees from Burundi: Total (Post-April 2015 Time Chart) JSON 
Refugees from Burundi: Post-April 2015 Influx JSON 
108,471
Last updated 31 May 2024
Source - UNHCR, Government 
Refugees from Burundi: Pre-April 2015 Influx JSON 
1,230
Last updated 31 May 2024
Source - UNHCR, Government 
  Latest Documents
  En Bref
UNHCR has made significant progress in the construction of transitional shelters in all three camps in North West Tanzania in anticipation of the rainy season.
10 Oct 2016
- 2,443 New Arrivals recorded so far in July 2016, averaging 111 individuals a day.
30 Apr 2016
1,637 inter-camp family reunification performed; including previously Unaccompanied/Separated Children and female spouses.
30 Apr 2016
- 27,793 Burundian refugees relocated from Nyarugusu to Nduta and Mtendeli between 07-Oct-2015 and 30-Apr-2016.
30 Apr 2016
RRP Financial Information (2021)
101 692 513,00 $US
Total appeal
Date of Funding Data 28 October 2021 (2 years ago)
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More refugees flee Burundi ahead of elections

UNHCR, 29 Jun 2015

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... Lire plus

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More than 100,000 refugees vaccinated against cholera in Tanzania

UNHCR, 26 Jun 2015

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... Lire plus

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

UNHCR, 26 May 2015

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... Lire plus

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Rescue on Lake Tanganyika

UNHCR TRACKS, 26 May 2015

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... Lire plus

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Cholera epidemic among refugee and host communities in Tanzania claims 31 lives, situation worsening

UNHCR, 22 May 2015

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 ... Lire plus