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 6 to February 12, 2017. The next report will be issued on February 19, 2017.
4070 new arrivals (2124 males and 1946 females). This were composed of 3842 Burundians and 228 Congolese. Busiest receiving points for the week were Mabamba (839 pax), Kabanga (580 pax) and Kigadye (506 pax).
A total of 1295 people (627 males, 668 females) at Lumasi and Manyovu transit centers were relocated to Nyarugusu and Nduta camps. Additionally, 271 pax were transported from Mtendeli to Nduta to reunite with their family members.
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.