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Tanzania: Weekly Transportation and Relocation Report from March 20 to 26, 2017

Situation Report
Originally published


This weekly report is produced by the United Nations (UN) Migration Agency, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) as part of the UN Country Management Team’s (UNCMT) response in Tanzania to the influx of Burundian and Congolese Asylum Seekers from Burundi. The current report covers the period from March 20 to March 26, 2017. The next report will be issued on April 3, 2017.


• 515 new arrivals (309 males and 206 females). This were composed of 414 Burundians and 101 Congolese Asylum Seekers. Busiest entry points during this week were Kigadye (183 persons), Bukiriro (123 persons) and Migongo (30 persons).

• 174 persons (88 males, 86 females) at Lumasi transit center were relocated to Nduta camp.

• 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 malnutrition.