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 September 4th to September 10th, 2017. The next report will be issued on September 18th, 2017.
There were 369 new arrivals (190 males and 179 females). All were Congolese Asylum Seekers. Entry points used by the asylum seekers this week were Kigadye (364 persons), Herushingo (5 persons).
351 Congolese Asylum Seekers (182 males, 169 females) were additionally relocated from Manyovu and Lumasi transit centers to Nyarugusu camp. 5 Burundian Asylum Seekers (1 male, 4 females) were relocated from Lumasi transit center to Nduta camp. 1 southern Sudanese Asylum Seeker was relocated from Lumasi transit center to Nyarugusu camp during this period.
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 infections, conjunctivitis, and acute watery diarrhoea.