Tanzania: Weekly Transportation and Relocation Report from March 6 to 12, 2017

from International Organization for Migration
Published on 12 Mar 2017

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 6 to March 12, 2017. The next report will be issued on March 20, 2017.


• 1826 new arrivals (1024 males and 802 females). This were composed of 1647 Burundians and 179 Congolese Asylum Seekers. Busiest entry points during this week were Mabamba (545 persons), Kigadye (342 persons) and Kitanga (135 persons).

• 568 persons (311 males, 257 females) at Lumasi and Manyovu transit centers were relocated to Nyarugusu and Nduta camps.

• IOM’s fit-to-travel medical screening revealed that, the top five medical conditions among the transported persons this week were: malaria, acute watery diarrhoea, upper respiratory tract infections, skin infections, and moderate malnutrition.

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