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    Burundi Transnational Issues - 2006
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    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Disputes - international:
      Tutsi, Hutu, other conflicting ethnic groups, associated political rebels, armed gangs, and various government forces continue fighting in the Great Lakes region, transcending the boundaries of Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Uganda in an effort to gain control over populated and natural resource areas; government heads pledge to end conflict, but localized violence continues despite the presence of about 6,000 peacekeepers from the UN Operation in Burundi (ONUB) since 2004; although some 150,000 Burundian refugees have been repatriated, as of February 2005, Burundian refugees still reside in camps in western Tanzania as well as the Democratic Republic of the Congo

      Refugees and internally displaced persons:
      refugees (country of origin): 48,424 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
      IDPs: 145,000 (armed conflict between government and rebels; most IDPs in northern and western Burundi) (2005)


      NOTE: The information regarding Burundi on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Burundi Transnational Issues 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Burundi Transnational Issues 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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