Burundi news releases and feature stories
9 November 2015
The World Health Organization (WHO) and its United Nations partners say that continuing political unrest in Burundi increases the risk of an impending humanitarian crisis, and there are not enough resources to respond to the country’s next emergency.
19 May 2015
Burundian crisis triggers emerging humanitarian emergency in Tanzania
Brazzaville/ Dar es Salaam -- A severe humanitarian crisis is developing in Tanzania as thousands of refugees from Burundi seek asylum due to escalating political tensions. The situation is especially worrisome in Kagunga village in Tanzania where the original population of 11 382 has increased to over 90 000 since the crisis began in April 2015.