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Reference : V-P-TZ-E-00049
Date : 09/06/2015
Country/Region : BURUNDI; TANZANIA
Caption : Mekere, Nyagurusu Refugee camp, Tanzanian Red Cross Society tracing unit. Consolate Manirakiza, who is 20 years old and who fled ongoing political violence in Burundi, looks on a notice board run by the Tanzania Red Cross Society for people who are searching for lost family.
Photographer : HOLT, Kate
Confidentiality level : public
Publication restrictions : publication without restrictions
Copyright : ICRC
Description : Thousands of Burundian refugees have fled ongoing political violence in Burundi.
ICRC website, article of the 19th June 2015:

" [...] The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement's Restoring Family Links initiative works around the world to locate separated families and put relatives back in contact. The Movement can help restore and maintain contact between family members in situations of armed conflict, other types of violence, natural or man-made disasters and migration.

Since the beginning of the influx of the Burundi population to Tanzania, the Tanzania Red Cross Society, with support from the ICRC, has facilitated more than 8,000 phone calls and carried out 217 family reunifications in the Nyagurusu camp. [...] "
Original material : digital
Resolution : 5760x3840
Orientation : landscape
Colour/B&W : colour