Crisis Severity The severity score from 1 to 5 is based on 31 indicators aggregated into 3 pillars (impact, conditions, and complexity)1.40 Very lowVery high 5
Impact This measures the impact of the crisis itself, in terms of the scope of its geographical, and human effects.1.70 Very lowVery high 5
Humanitarian Conditions This measures the conditions and status of the people affected, including info about the distribution of severity.1.00 Very lowVery high 5
Complexity This measures the complexity of the crisis, in terms of factors that affect its mitigation or resolution.1.80 Very lowVery high 5
Access Constraints This measures the level of humanitarian access constraints.1.0No constraintsExtreme constraints
Tanzania is hosting about 280,000 refugees from Burundi and Democratic Republic of Congo. Political violence in DRC and Burundi which sparked insecurity are the major drivers of these refugee movements. The refugees are accomodated in Nduta, Nyarugusu and Mtendeli camps in the northwest of the Tanzania. A small population are also hosted in urban centres, mainly in Dar es Salaam.?
Due to the protracted refugee situation, restrictive policies, and chronic underfunding, the refugee population in Tanzania remains highly dependent on humanitarian assistance. Over 50% of refugees and asylum seekers across the three camps live in inadequate emergency shelters and tents, increasing the risk of sexual and gender-based violence. 60% of refugees do not have dignified family latrines and rely on communal latrines. There is limited access to health facilities, services, supplies and a shortage of NFIs.?
16/07/2020: Tanzania and Burundi have agreed in principle to repatriate the remaining 136,221 Burundian refugees living in camps in northwestern Tanzania. This comes after the call made by the newly elected Burundian president who pleaded for their unconditional return. Only 10,108 refugees have however indicated interest to return to Burundi.?