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 9 to January 15, 2017. The next report will be issued on January 22, 2017.
3822 new arrivals (2140 males and 1682 females). This were composed of 3716 Burundians and 106 Congolese. Busiest receiving points for the week were Mabamba (893 pax), Kabanga (645 pax) and Kasange (500 pax).
1817 people (940 males, 877 females) at Lumasi transit center were relocated to Nyarugusu and Nduta camps in the reporting 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.