Tanzania: Weekly Transportation and Relocation Report from April 10 to April 16, 2017

Report
from International Organization for Migration
Published on 21 May 2017

This weekly report is produced by the United Nations (UN) Migration Agency, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) as part of the UN Country Management Team’s (UNCMT) response in Tanzania to the influx of Burundian and Congolese Asylum Seekers from Burundi. The current report covers the period from April 10 to April 16, 2017. The next report will be issued on April 24, 2017.

Highlights

• 378 new arrivals (204 males and 174 females) composed of 207 Burundians and 171 Congolese Asylum Seekers. Busiest entry points during this week were Kigadye (92 persons), Manyovu (127 persons) and Bukiriro (49 persons).

• 71 people (42 males, 29 females) at Lumasi transit center were relocated to Nduta camp. 25 returning refugees were taken to Lumasi transit centre in the same period.

• IOM’s fit-to-travel medical screening revealed that the top five medical conditions among the transported persons during this week were: malaria, acute watery diarrhoea, upper respiratory tract infections, skin infections, and wounds.

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