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Tanzania: Weekly Transportation and Relocation Report from August 21 to 27, 2017

Situation Report
Originally published


This weekly report is produced by the United Nations (UN) Migration Agency (IOM) as part of the UN Country Management Team (UNCMT) response to the influx of Burundian and Congolese Asylum Seekers from Burundi. The report covers the period from August 21st to 27th, 2017. The next report will be issued on September 4th, 2017.


  • There were 201 new arrivals (101 males and 100 females). All were Congolese Asylum Seekers. IOM transported Asylum Seekers from entry points of Kigadye (195 persons), Kilelema (5 persons) and Kitanga (1 person) during this week.

  • 315 Congolese Asylum Seekers (141 males, 174 females) were additionally relocated from Manyovu and Lumasi transit centers to Nyarugusu camp.

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