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 2 to January 8, 2017. The next report will be issued on January 15, 2017.
3177 new arrivals (1865 males and 1312 females). This were composed of 3057 Burundians and 120 Congolese. Busiest receiving points for the week were Mabamba (698 pax), Kabanga (368 pax) and Kasange (587 pax).
1298 people (638 males, 660 females) staying at Lumasi transit center were relocated in the reporting period.
IOM’s fit-to-travel medical screening revealed that the top five medical conditions among the new arrivals were: malaria, conjunctivitis, upper respiratory tract infections, skin infections, and acute watery diarrhoea.