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December 2015

In Burundi, a humanitarian hotline to address people's needs better and faster

When heavy El Niño-related rains pounded Nyamusenvi village in Bujumbura Rural Province for three consecutive days this past October, Laurent Hatungimana, 32 and father of five, remembered an important number he had saved in his phone. Three weeks earlier, a volunteer from the Burundi Red Cross…
October 2015

IOM, Partners Launch Burundi Community Hotline

Burundi -  A national hotline for Burundians has been launched in response to a growing need for timely and accurate information for affected communities. The hotline is a joint initiative of IOM, the Burundi Red Cross, World Vision and UNOCHA and is designed to enhance two-way communication…
February 2015

Continuing the dialogue

Sustaining the momentum which started in the earlier weeks, the Common Services Project (CSP) continued to provide support to the Accountability to Affected Populations Working Group (AAP-WG) as the Isturyahanay, a community forum on transparency and accountability, has been rolled out to the…