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TANZANIA / CHOLERA SUCCESSES

Twenty-five-year-old John Nyabenda is feeling better. After three days in a cholera treatment center, he's regained some strength.UNHCR

28 May 2015 | Read More »

TANZANIA / BURUNDI CHILDREN

This was the scene in Kagunga for the past two weeks – thousands of people who fled Burundi were gathering at this village on Lake Tanganyika that is a three hour boat ride away from the regional capital of Kigoma. UNICEF

27 May 2015 | Read More »

TANZANIA / BURUNDIAN REFUGEES

On the shores of Lake Tanganyika, crowds of refugees from Burundi are waiting for ships  to carry them away from the isolated village of Kagunga where according to UNHCR as many as 50,000 have come seeking refuge. UNHCR

22 May 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / TANZANIA CHOLERA

The UN Refugee Agency said a cholera epidemic in Tanzania’s lakeside Kagunga area has killed two local people and 29 Burundian refugees this week, adding to the serious challenges created by the forced population displacement from Burundi. UNTV CH

22 May 2015 | Read More »

TANZANIA / BURUNDIAN REFUGEES

Since the beginning of May more than 60,000 refugees from Burundi have fled to Tanzania, fearing violence and intimidation ahead of the Burundi's upcoming election.  The majority have arrived in Kagunga peninsula, a remote village on the shores of Lake Tanganyika, where resources are scarce. UNHCR.

20 May 2015 | Read More »

UNHCR / BURUNDIAN REFUGEES DRC

Thousands of new Burundian refugees are arriving on the shores of Lake Tanganyika in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, escaping their country's political turmoil. UNHCR

15 May 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / BURUNDI

Political instability and reports of intimidation of civilians could result in an even greater humanitarian crisis in Burundi, warns the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. UNTV CH  

15 May 2015 | Read More »

RWANDA / BURUNDIAN REFUGEES WRAP

A UNHCR spokesperson said Friday more than 50,000 people from Burundi have fled from their homes over the past few weeks, to neighbouring Rwanda, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. UNTV CH / UNCHR / RECENT

8 May 2015 | Read More »

RWANDA / BURUNDI REFUGEES

Some 25,000 refugees from Burundi have crossed the border into Rwanda. Relief agencies are preparing to support up to 100,000 refugees over the next few months, the World Food Programme said Thursday. WFP

7 May 2015 | Read More »

DRC / BURUNDIAN REFUGEES

More than 7000 Burundians have fled their country for shelter in Kavimvira in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), close to the border with Burundi. MONUSCO

5 May 2015 | Read More »

 

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