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 27 to April 2, 2017. The next report will be issued on April 10, 2017.
• 690 new arrivals (367 males and 323 females) composed of 415 Burundians and 275 Congolese Asylum Seekers were transported from the various entry points in Kasulu, Kibondo, and Ngara districts to Nduta and Nyarugusu camps. Busiest entry points during this week continue to be Manyovu (231 persons), Kigadye (215 persons) and Kitanga (80 persons).
• 271 people (150 males, 121 females) at Lumasi, Manyovu transit center and Nduta refugee camp, benefited from secondary transportation assistance during the reporting period to create more room for new arrivals.
• IOM’s fit-to-travel medical screening revealed that, the top five medical conditions among the transported persons this week were: malaria, conjunctivitis, upper respiratory tract infections, skin infections, and moderate malnutrition.