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IOM Tanzania: Weekly transportation and relocation report - From January 16 to January 22, 2017

Highlights

  • 4,413 new arrivals (2,332 males and 2,081 females). This were composed of 4,298 Burundians and 115 Congolese. Busiest receiving points for the week were Mabamba (997 pax), Kabanga (873 pax) and Kasange (624 pax).
  • 1,446 people (745 males, 701 females) at Lumasi transit center were relocated to Nduta and Nyarugusu camps. 37 people at Manyovu transit center were also transported to the camp. Lastly, 136 people from Nduta were reunited with their families in Mtendeli camp.
  • IOM’s fit-to-travel medical screening revealed that the top five medical conditions remain unchanged from last week among the transported refugees: malaria, conjunctivitis, upper respiratory tract infections, skin infections, and moderate acute malnutrition 
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Organization(s): 
International Organization for Migration
Original Publication Date: 
22 Jan 2017
Document type: 
Situation Report
Location(s): 
Tanzania, United Republic of
Theme(s): 
Refugees and Returnees