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IOM Tanzania Burundi Influx - Weekly Report from 21 to 27 August, 2017


  • There were 201 new arrivals (101 males and 100 females). All were Congolese Asylum Seekers. IOM transported Asylum Seekers from entry points of Kigadye (195 persons), Kilelema (5 persons) and Kitanga (1 person) during this week.
  • 315 Congolese Asylum Seekers (141 males, 174 females) were additionally relocated from Manyovu and Lumasi transit centers to Nyarugusu camp.
  • 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, epilepsy, and acute watery diarrhoea.


Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
International Organization for Migration
Original Publication Date: 
28 Aug 2017
Document type: 
Situation Report
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
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