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IOM Tanzania Burundi Influx - Weekly Report from 04 to 10 September, 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.
Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
International Organization for Migration
Original Publication Date: 
11 Sep 2017
Document type: 
Situation Report
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
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