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IOM Tanzania: Weekly transportation and relocation report - From February 27 to March 5, 2017

  • 1,796 new arrivals (1,000 males and 796 females). This were composed of 1698 Burundians and 98 Congolese. Busiest receiving points for the week were Mabamba (416 pax), Kitanga (237 pax) and Kigadye (224 pax).
  • 333 people (162 males, 171 females) at Lumasi transit center were relocated to Nduta and Nyarugusu camps. Additionally, 76 people were transported from Nduta to Mtendeli camp to reunite with their families.
  • IOM’s fit-to-travel medical screening revealed that the top five medical conditions among the transported persons for this week were: 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: 
05 Mar 2017
Document type: 
Situation Report
Location(s): 
Tanzania, United Republic of
Theme(s): 
Refugees and Returnees
Coordination hub(s): 
Bujumbura