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Floods in Burundi May 2018

On 27 April, IOM the UN Migration Agency's Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) team raised an alarm about the flash floods in Bujumbura Rural region of Gatumba following heavy rainfall in the area. Gatumba region is prone to flooding mainly due to overflows from River Rusizi.

Data obtained by the DTM in April 2018 provides the total number of internaly displaced persons (IDPs) present thoroughout Burundi's 18 provinces, the number of emergency related displacements occuring durin the month and the reasons for displacement. These figures exclude the more than 75,000 people affected by emergency events since January 2018.

Operacione(s)/Espacio(s) web: 
Organización(es): 
Organización Internacional para las Migraciones
Cluster(s)/Sector(es): 
Fecha de publicación original: 
29 Mayo 2018
Tipo de documento: 
Reporte de situación SitRep
Ubicación(es): 
Burundi
Tema(s): 
Asistencia humanitaria
Personas desplazadas internamente (PDI)
Desastres de origen natural
Evaluación de las necesidades
Desastre(s)/Emergencia(s): 
Burundi: Floods - Apr 2018