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IOM Tanzania Burundi Influx - Weekly Report from 14 to 20 August, 2017


  • 534 new arrivals (240 males and 294 females) composed of 115 Burundian and 419 Congolese Asylum Seekers. Busiest entry points during this week were Kigadye (281 persons), Bukiriro (109 persons), and Bugarama (89 persons).
  • 360 Congolese Asylum Seekers (218 males, 142 females) were relocated from Manyovu to Nyarugusu camp. 75 Burundian Asylum Seekers (47 males, 28 females) were relocated from Lumasi transit center to Nduta 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, tonsillitis, mental disorders, and acute watery diarrhoea.
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International Organization for Migration
Original Publication Date: 
21 Aug 2017
Document type: 
Situation Report
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
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