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Tanzania: Weekly Transportation and Relocation Report from January 23 to 29, 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 23 to January 29, 2017. The next report will be issued on February 6, 2017.


  • 5474 new arrivals (3026 males and 2448 females). This were composed of 5365 Burundians and 109 Congolese. Busiest receiving points for the week were Mabamba (1475 pax), Kabanga (1180 pax) and Kitanga (554 pax).

  • 1874 people (1008 males, 866 females) at Lumasi transit center were relocated to Nduta and Nyarugusu camps.

  • 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.