This weekly report is produced by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) as part of the United Nations Country Management Team (UNCMT) response to the influx of Burundian and Congolese refugees from Burundi. The report covers the period from February 13 to February 19, 2017. The next report will be issued on February 27, 2017.
3742 new arrivals (1962 males and 1780 females). This were composed of 3614 Burundians and 128 Congolese. Busiest entry points for the week are Mabamba (700 pax), Kabanga (400 pax) and Kitanga (382 pax).
1597 people (779 males, 818 females) at transit centers were relocated to Nyarugusu and Nduta camps. 24 pax were also transported from Mtendeli to Nyarugusu camp to reunite with their families.
IOM’s fit-to-travel medical screening revealed that the top five medical conditions among the transported persons for this week were: malaria, conjunctivitis, upper respiratory tract infections, skin infections, and moderate acute malnutrition.