UNHCR is advocating with donors to address the gaps in humanitarian funding and urgent needs of refugees.
UNHCR estimates a total of 102,000 Burundian refugees in Rwanda at the end of 2018, while the current figure is at nearly 90,000.
Low levels of funding mean support efforts in neighbouring countries fall short of acceptable standards.
The Government of Rwanda and the UN Refugee Agency launch a joint verification exercise of refugees and asylum seekers residing in Rwanda
This will facilitate refugees’ ability to access Government services, employability and to move more freely in the country and abroad.
MIDIMAR, MIGEPROF, UNHCR and UNWOMEN Launch Inter-Agency Gender Action Plan for Refugees in Rwanda at Kigali Convention Center “Yes, I can!”
The aim of the event included presenting proposed actions across all sectors and a range of actors, but also to catalyse key institutions in gender equality in Rwanda to contribute ideas on how they can include refugees in their on-going activities in Rwanda.
WFP and UNHCR appeal today to donors to contribute funds so that a 25 percent reduction from January onwards in food or cash assistance for more than 100,000 refugees in Rwanda can be reversed as soon as possible.
TV5MONDE – Emission du Dimanche 14 Janvier 2018 – Internationales reçoit Filippo Grandi, haut-commissaire des Nations unies pour les réfugiés.
From the Camp to the Campus – UNHCR and the German Embassy in Rwanda host the 25th Anniversary of the DAFI scholarship programme for refugees
Let me tell you about my journey from the camp to the campus” – Cairo Rudacyahwa (Degree in English Literature, from Gihembe refugee camp)
The Kingdom of Belgium contributed a total of 1.5 million EUR WFP and UNHCR in order to maintain food assistance and to pilot an innovative cooking fuel solution for refugees hosted in Rwanda
MIDIMAR, UNHCR launch the use of gas to replace firewood for cooking in transit camps receiving Rwandan returnees
Already, UNHCR is successfully piloting a clean cooking fuel solution with Rwandan company Inyenyeri in Kigeme camp.
UNHCR, WFP and Equity Bank sign agreement to provide more dignified living conditions to refugees in Rwanda through cash-based assistance programme
Through the new agreement, UNHCR will replace this in-kind support with cash, so that refugees can buy the items they need in the local markets.