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UN / BURUNDI SITUATION

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Monday voiced concern over the situation in Burundi, where the security situation continues to worsen following the recent elections, and strongly condemned the assassination yesterday of General Adolphe Nshimirimana. UNIFEED-UNTV

3 Aug 2015 | Read More »

UN / BURUNDI MENUB REAX

A UN spokesperson said Monday the UN Electoral Observation Mission (MENUB) in Burundi "says that while Election Day was relatively peaceful and conducted adequately, the overall environment was not conducive for an inclusive, free and credible election process." UNIFEED-UNTV

27 Jul 2015 | Read More »

BURUNDI / ELECTIONS REAX

The United Nations Human Rights Office said Burundi's presidential elections of 21 July were held in a vacuum of human rights. OHCHR

27 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / BAN ON BURUNDI

In a statement read Tuesday by a UN spokesperson, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called on all parties to refrain from any acts of violence that could compromise the stability in Burundi. UNIFEED-UNTV

21 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / BURUNDI

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights told Security Council Thursday, "what the people of Burundi are telling us is that they fear their country is on the brink of devastating violence. The risk to human life, and to regional stability and development, is high." UNIFEED-UNTV

9 Jul 2015 | Read More »

UN / BURUNDI

The Security Council issued a statement reiterating its "deep concern regarding the grave security and political situation in Burundi against the backdrop of the forthcoming, communal, presidential and senatorial elections and for the impact of the crisis in the region.” UNIFEED – UNTV

26 Jun 2015 | Read More »

GENEVA / BURUNDI REFUGEES

With just a couple of days to go before scheduled parliamentary elections in Burundi on Monday, the United Nations Refugee Agency, UNHCR, says that neighbouring countries have seen a steady increase in the number of refugees arriving from Burundi. UNTV CH / UNIFEED

26 Jun 2015 | Read More »

BURUNDI / CHOLERA OUTBREAK RESPONSE

The town of Nyanza Lac in southern Burundi, which borders with Tanzania, is a region where cholera is endemic, with outbreaks occurring here every year or two. But this year, cholera raged across the border in Tanzania among Burundian refugees who had fled to the neighboring country due to rising insecurity and political violence in [...]

18 Jun 2015 | Read More »

TANZANIA / BURUNDIAN REFUGEES MALNUTRITION

One month after the first influx of over 55,000 refugees to Tanzania's north-western Kigoma region due to the volatile security situation in Burundi, children under five are at risk of malnutrition and require urgent humanitarian support. Over 60 percent of the refugee population in Nyarugusu camp are children. UNICEF

17 Jun 2015 | Read More »

TANZANIA / BURUNDI REFUGEE CHOLERA

Cholera amongst Burundian refugees in Tanzania has claimed 32 lives and over 4,000 cases have been reported. In response, UNICEF has distributed cholera beds, treatment kits, soap, water purification tablets and more to combat the disease. UNICEF

3 Jun 2015 | Read More »

 

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