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 30 to February 5, 2017. The next report will be issued on February 13, 2017.
5162 new arrivals (2771 males and 2391 females). This were composed of 4994 Burundians and 168 Congolese. Busiest receiving points for the week were Mabamba (1140 pax), Kabanga (846 pax) and Kasange (681 pax).
2051 people (1023 males, 1028 females) at Lumasi transit center were relocated to Nyarugusu and Nduta camps. 42 individuals at Manyovu transit center were also relocated to Nduta camp in the same period.
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.