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.
This project will enhance refugee adolescents and youth protection and capacity to identify different protection risks and empower them to protect themselves and other protect other children and youth in the camps.
‘We say thank you’ – Rwanda returnees coming home receive support from Government of Rwanda and One UN upon their arrival
One UN Rwanda is supporting the Government of Rwanda to provide returnees with assistance to return to their places of origin and reintegrate into the local community.
This program supported by UNHCR aims at giving refugee children with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to attend educational programs tailored to their needs.
UNHCR and UNFPA Host Embassy of Korea and Korea International Cooperation Agency Delegation Visit to Mahama Refugee Camp
The aim of the visit was for the delegation to get an overview of the achievements, challenges and conditions in the camp, and also to see first-hand the adolescent reproductive health project of UNFPA supported by the Government of Korea.
UNHCR Highlights Contribution of Refugees to Rwanda’s Development at Cultural Evening Sponsored by Kigali Marriott Hotel
“Although refugees are often vulnerable and living in difficult conditions, many refugees are also capable, skilled and visionary and manage to stand on their own feet to contribute to their communities and also to their host country— We must honor and empower them,” Saber Azam
MIDIMAR and UNHCR announced on 27 September 2016 the launch of a new national strategy on the economic inclusion of refugee in Rwanda for 2016-2020.
Improving Community-based Protection: UNHCR strengthens leadership skills among urban refugee communities through trust building exercises between staff and refugees
From March 2017, UNHCR in Rwanda started actively implementing its community-based protection program (CBP) which aims at strengthening refugee communities’ capacities
“We remember, to honour the memory of all of those who lost their lives during one of history’s darkest times. We remember, to offer comfort to those families who survived.” – Mr. Azam Saber
Réunion tripartite d’évaluation de la feuille de route issue de la réunion tripartite ministérielle Congo-Rwanda-UNHCR du 08-09 septembre 2016 à Brazzaville dans la perspective de l’effectivité de la clause de cessation fixée au 31 décembre 2017
“Because of their gender, refugee women are often victims of violence and discrimination. This new facility constructed by UNHCR contribute to refugees supporting each other to resolve their problems, strengthen their resilience and become self-reliant, as well as preventing SGBV in households.”
MIDIMAR, MIGEPROF, UNHCR, and UN Women launch Report on Comprehensive Interagency Assessment on Gender in Refugee Camps in Rwanda
During the Gender Assessment in refugee camps, the topics covered ranged from camp management and environment to child protection and sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV), education, health, cash assistance, food, self-reliance, shelter, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).