Humanitarian Health Action

Tanzania situation reports archive


  • 20 May 2015

  • 19 May 2015

    Kigoma and Kagera region have received 103 531 asylum seekers from Burundi by 16 May 2015, mainly through Kigoma region. Most of them (over 90%) entered through Kagunga village. The asylum seekers are kept at Kagunga entry point before transfer to Nyarugusu refugee camp via a temporary transit point in Kigoma town (Lake Tanganyika stadium). Health, water and sanitation facilities at this site are limited and there is now a cholera outbreak at the site. Number of actual cholera cases reported today was 196. Also there were 117 malaria cases and 123 other cases