Tanzania: Weekly Transportation and Relocation Report from March 13 to March 19, 2017

Report
from International Organization for Migration
Published on 19 Mar 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 March 13 to March 19, 2017. The next report will be issued on March 27, 2017.

Highlights

• 966 new arrivals (559 males and 407 females). This were composed of 817 Burundians and 149 Congolese Asylum Seekers. Busiest entry points during this week are Kigadye (286 persons), Kitanga (112 persons) and Kasange (78 persons).

• 446 people (255 males, 191 females) at Lumasi transit center and Mtendeli refugee camp were relocated to Nyarugusu and Nduta camps.

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

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