This weekly report is produced by the United Nations (UN) Migration Agency (IOM) as part of the UN Country Management Team (UNCMT) response to the influx of Burundian and Congolese Asylum Seekers from Burundi. The report covers the period from July 17 to July 23, 2017. The next report will be issued on July 31, 2017.
• 440 new arrivals (218 males and 222 females) composed of 188 Burundian and 252 Congolese Asylum Seekers. Busiest entry points during this week were Kigadye (221 persons), Murusagamba (85 persons), and Kasange (39 persons).
• 350 Congolese Asylum Seekers (164, 186 females) were relocated from Manyovu and Lumasi transit centers to Nyarugusu camp. 106 Burundian Asylum Seekers were relocated from Lumasi transit center to Nduta camp.
• IOM’s fit-to-travel medical screening revealed that, the top five medical conditions among the transported persons during this week were: malaria, skin infections, upper respiratory tract infection, conjunctivitis, and moderate malnutrition.