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Tanzania: Weekly Transportation and Relocation Report from February 27 to March 5, 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 27 to March 5, 2017. The next report will be issued on March 13, 2017.


  • 1796 new arrivals (1000 males and 796 females). This were composed of 1698 Burundians and 98 Congolese. Busiest receiving points for the week were Mabamba (416 pax), Kitanga (237 pax) and Kigadye (224 pax).

  • 333 people (162 males, 171 females) at Lumasi transit center were relocated to Nduta and Nyarugusu camps. Additionally, 76 people were transported from Nduta to Mtendeli 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.