Burundi 2011

2011 | Country Profile
18 August 2011

Burundi: Secure tenure and land access still challenges for long-term IDPs

Up to 100,000 internally displaced people (IDPs) were living in mid-2011 in settlements in the north and centre of Burundi. They had been displaced by inter-ethnic and inter-communal violence which broke out after a 1993 coup d’état and the fighting between government forces and rebel groups which followed.

2011 | Overview
18 August 2011

Secure tenure and land access still challenges for long-term IDPs

IDPs lack security of tenure in the settlements they live in, and many are far from the land on which they depend for survival