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Tanzania: Weekly Transportation and Relocation Report from April 17 to 23, 2017

Situation Report
Originally published


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 17 to April 23, 2017. The next report will be issued on May 1, 2017.


• 409 new arrivals (209 males and 200 females). These were composed of 235 Burundians and 174 Congolese Asylum Seekers. Busiest entry points during this week were Kigadye (102 persons), Bugarama (80 persons) and Karagwe (63 persons).

• 125 people (68 males, 57 females) at Lumasi transit center were relocated to Nduta camp.

• 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 HIV.