Rwanda Humanitarian Emergency

Rwanda hosts approximately 150,000 refugees, fleeing conflict and violence in neighboring countries, mainly the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Burundi. Refugees’ access to livelihood opportunities is severely constrained, especially in camps but also in urban areas. For women and girls, who make up the majority of refugees, early pregnancy and sexual and gender-based violence also pose major concerns. In addition, Rwanda has been experiencing floods and landslides triggered by heavy seasonal rains, causing widespread damage and loss of life. In response, UNFPA has been providing critical SRH and GBV services and information to affected women, girls and young people, and organizes training for local health providers.

Country Population: 11.6 mil

Humanitarian needs

159,228
40,594
3,487
50,281
Last updated on - April 2021

Humanitarian funding

Resources in $

Key results2020

  • People Reached
    Total people reached with all types of GBV services
    902
    UNFPA-assisted safe deliveries
    26,799
    Affected population reached with Family Planning services
    12,709
    Number of women of reproductive age (aged 15-49) reached with SRH services
    10,060
    Number of adolescents aged 10-14 reached with SRH services
    121
    Number of adolescents aged 15-19 reached with SRH services
    2,038
    Number of young people aged 20-24 reached with SRH services
    58,104
    Number of people reached with SRH/GBV information and awareness activities
    62
  • Services delivered
    Functional health facilities supported by UNFPA that provide Emergency Obstetric Care (EmOC)
    75
    Number of adolescent and youth-friendly spaces supported by UNFPA
    2
    Number of health facilities that provide specialized GBV services (including Clinical Management of Rape), supported by UNFPA
    36
  • Capacity strengthening
    Youth facilitators and volunteers trained on sexual and reproductive health
    62
    Personnel trained on Minimum Initial Package (MISP)
    176
    Personnel trained on clinical management of rape
    15

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Disclaimer
  • Results data are reported and updated as they become available.
  • - Targets and UNFPA's populations of concern, including women of reproductive age and pregnant women, are estimated using the MISP calculator.
  • - Funding estimates are based on country planning processes, including inter-agency humanitarian response plans and regional refugee and resilience plans.

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