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Tanzania: Weekly Transportation and Relocation Report from April 3 to 9, 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 3 to April 9, 2017. The next report will be issued on April 17, 2017.


• 398 new arrivals (237 males and 161 females). These were composed of 315 Burundians and 83 Congolese Asylum Seekers. Busiest entry points for the week were Kigadye (91 persons), Manyovu (74 persons) and Bukiriro (74 persons).

• 109 people (62 males, 47 females) at Lumasi transit center were relocated to Nduta camp. 72 persons were transported between Nyarugusu and Mtendeli camps to reunite with their family members. 43 refugees were transported to Lumasi Transit Centre to be returned to Mtendeli camp.

• 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.