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Tanzania: Weekly Transportation and Relocation Report from January 16 to 22, 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 January 16 to January 22, 2017. The next report will be issued on January 30, 2017.


  • 4413 new arrivals (2332 males and 2081 females). This were composed of 4298 Burundians and 115 Congolese. Busiest receiving points for the week were Mabamba (997 pax), Kabanga (873 pax) and Kasange (624 pax).

  • 1446 people (745 males, 701 females) at Lumasi transit center were relocated to Nduta and Nyarugusu camps. 37 people at Manyovu transit center were also transported to the camp. Lastly, 136 people from Nduta were reunited with their families in Mtendeli camp.

  • IOM’s fit-to-travel medical screening revealed that the top five medical conditions remain unchanged from last week among the transported refugees: malaria, conjunctivitis, upper respiratory tract infections, skin infections, and moderate acute malnutrition.