Feature Stories

Debris Removal Work, Bukoba Urban

UPDATES ON UN CERF KAGERA EARTHQUAKE RESPONSE PROJECT MARCH 08, 2017

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 16:40

This update is produced by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) concerning its emergency response to earthquake in Kagera Region. Funded by the UN Central Emergency Relief Fund, CERF, IOM is carrying out relief activities in the NFI and temporary shelter sector. UNICEF is supporting access to safe and quality education and school water and sanitation facilities for schools affected by the earthquake in Kagera, as well as protecting children affected by the earthquake through psychosocial support.

 Tibaikwenda former grass-thatched house, destroyed by the earthquake in Bukoba, Kagera region.

EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE TO EARTHQUAKE AFFECTED FAMILIES IN KAGERA

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 19:15

Case Story 1: It is Difficult for a Man to not be Able to Fend for his Family

We had all sat around the fire having a late lunch when the tremour began. Nothing to worry about, I thought, but then it started to shake violently. The next thing I knew, my house had caved in with my wife and children in it. My first instinct was to try find and get them out.” Tibaikwenda narrates.

Beneficiary Verification by IP, TRCS Volunteer, January 2017,Bukoba

UPDATES: ON UN CERF KAGERA EARTHQUAKE RESPONSE PROJECT JANUARY 17, 2017

Monday, January 23, 2017 - 18:02

This update is produced by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) concerning its emergency response to earthquake in Kagera Region. Funded by the UN Central Emergency Relief Fund, CERF, IOM is carrying out relief activities in the NFI and temporary shelter sector. UNICEF is supporting access to safe and quality education and school water and sanitation facilities for schools affected by the earthquake in Kagera, as well as protecting children affected by the earthquake through psychosocial support.

Resettlement

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 16:54

IOM Tanzania Resettlement Program

Background

The United Republic of Tanzania is a signatory of the 1951 Refugee Convention and in the past 40 years, it has hosted one of the largest refugee populations in Africa.