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Tanzania: Weekly Transportation and Relocation Report from February 20 to 26, 2017

Situation Report
Originally published


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 20 to February 26, 2017. The next report will be issued on March 5, 2017.


  • 2475 new arrivals (1359 males and 1116 females). This were composed of 2341 Burundians and 134 Congolese. Busiest entry points during this week continue to be Mabamba (681 pax), Kigadye (312 pax) and Kitanga (189 pax).

  • Additionally, 1108 people (538 males, 570 females) were relocated from Lumasi transit center to Nduta and Nyarugusu camps during the reporting period.

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