The United Nations refugee agency is seeking as much as $175.1 million this year to cater for about 260,000 people that fled have fled deadly violence in Burundi.

The agency has raised only $47.8 million so far and the number of refugees in nations neighboring Burundi is projected to rise to 330,000 by the end of the year, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees said Monday by e-mail from the Ugandan capital, Kampala. 

The agency is “struggling to provide even the basics such as shelter, household items and latrines” for the refugees hosted in Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the statement.

Landlocked Burundi has been rocked by unrest that’s left more than 470 people dead since April 2015, when President Pierre Nkurunziza announced a bid to stand for a third term, a move criticized by his opponents as unconstitutional.

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