Burundi Humanitarian Emergency

A woman and her two small children flee into Tanzania by boat.
UNFPA Tanzania/Sawiche Wamunza

Burundi is among Africa’s most densely populated countries and faces cyclic conflicts, political instability and violence. Security incidents, continuing political tensions, and a stalled peace process, coupled with rising food insecurity, are driving ongoing population displacement and refugee outflow and have led to a deterioration of the humanitarian situation. UNFPA is leading the gender-based violence sub-cluster in Burundi and supports existing health structures that provide sexual and reproductive health services, including maternal and newborn healthcare and family planning services.

Country Population: 11.2 mil

Humanitarian needs

1.70 million
Last updated on - 14 Juillet 2020
UNFPA Tanzania/Sawiche Wamunza

Humanitarian funding

Resources in $

Key results2019

  • People Reached
    Total women reached with all types of SRH services
    People reached with Dignity Kits
    Total people reached with Adolescent SRH
    Total people reached with all types of GBV services
    Affected population reached with Family Planning services
  • Services delivered
    Functional health facilities supported by UNFPA that provide Emergency Obstetric Care (EmOC)
    Nombre d'espaces sécurisés
    Health facilities that incorporate one-stop centers for GBV survivors, supported by UNFPA
  • Capacity strengthening
    Youth facilitators and volunteers trained on sexual and reproductive health
    Personnel trained on clinical management of rape
  • 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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