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21 May 2015 description

Les syndromes suivants ont été identifiés:

• Fièvre éruptive: Palau

• Diarrhée: Niue, Tonga

• Fièvre prolongée: Tonga

Autres mises à jour:

Chikungunya

• Une épidémie de Chikungunya est en cours dans les îles Cook et les îles Marshall. Le nombre hebdomadaire des cas à Kiribati a réduit de manière significative.

• Les îles Cook rapportent 38 cas, dans la semaine s’achevant le 17 mai 2015. Au 20 mai 2015, il y a eu 539 cas depuis novembre 2014.

21 May 2015 description

The United Nations Children's Fund has delivered materials for the victims of Typhoon Maysak which hit the Federated States of Micronesia in late March.

Read the full article on Radio New Zealand International

21 May 2015 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:
- Acute Fever and Rash: Palau
- Diarrhoea: Niue, Tonga
- Prolonged Fever: Tonga

Other updates:*

Chikungunya

  • Chikungunya outbreak is on-going in Cook Islands and Marshall Islands. Weekly number of cases in Kiribati has reduced significantly.

  • Cook Islands reports 38 cases, in the week to 17 May 2015. As of 20 May 2015 there have been 539 cases since November 2014.

18 May 2015 description

NEPAL

A second major earthquake struck on 12 May east of Kathmandu. The 7.3 magnitude quake caused further destruction to buildings and homes damaged by last month's quake. The death toll from the two quakes stands at over 8,580 with over 16,800 injured, according to the Nepali Ministry of Home Affairs.

A total of 216 displacement sites were identified across 11 districts. Shelter, drinking water and resumption of livelihood activities are reported as the priority needs.

15 May 2015 description

Les syndromes suivants ont été identifiés:

  • Diarrhée: Niue, Tonga  
  • Syndrome grippal: Nauru  
  • Fièvre prolongée: Tonga

Autres mises à jour:

Diarrhée:

  • Il y a une flambée continue à Kiribati. En date du 12 mai, il y a eu 308 cas, dont trois décès chez les enfants, depuis le 25 avril 2015. La majorité des cas sont en moins de 5 ans.

Chikungunya

14 May 2015 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:

· Diarrhoea: Niue, Tonga
· Influenza-like illness: Nauru
· Prolonged Fever: Tonga Other updates:

Diarrhoea:

· There is an outbreak ongoing in Kiribati. As of 12 May there have been 308 cases, including three deaths in children, since 25 April 2015. Majority of the cases are in under 5 year olds.

Chikungunya

11 May 2015 description

NEPAL

Emergency shelter remains the top response priority, especially with the imminent monsoon rains. Other priority needs include sanitation and hygiene support, household items, medical kits and supplies, food and protection.
To date, 70,000 tarpaulins and nearly 6,000 tents were distributed; nearly 370,000 people received food; more than 345,000 people were provided with safe drinking water and more than 250,000 people with hygiene support.

70,000 tarpaulins delivered

370,000 people received food

11 May 2015 description

Les syndromes suivants ont été identifiés:

• Fièvre éruptive: Nauru
• Syndrome grippal: Nauru
• Fièvre prolongée: Tonga

Autres mises à jour:

Chikungunya

• Une épidémie de Chikungunya est en cours dans les îles Cook et les îles Marshall. Le nombre hebdomadaire de cas dans les Samoa américaines, Kiribati et Samoa a réduit de manière significative.

08 May 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • U.S. President Barack H. Obama issues a Presidential Disaster Declaration (PDD) for FSM due to the effects of Typhoon Maysak.

  • USAID/OFDA provides more than $620,000 to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to restore agricultural production in affected areas.

08 May 2015 description

Tropical Cyclone NOUL formed in the Pacific Ocean on 3 May. By 6 May, it had passed Fais and Ulithis atolls of the Federated States of Micronesia with Tropical Storm intensity and had crossed over Yap island as a Typhoon, without though causing major damage (the islands were severely affected by the passage of a previous Typhoon,
MAYSAK, late March). It then moved into the Philippine Sea, intensifying further.

08 May 2015 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:

· Acute Fever and Rash: Nauru

· Influenza-like illness: Nauru

· Prolonged Fever: Tonga

Other updates:

Chikungunya

· Chikungunya outbreak is on-going in Cook Islands and Marshall Islands. Weekly number of cases in American Samoa, Kiribati and Samoa has reduced significantly.

06 May 2015 description
report East-West Center

HONOLULU (May 5, 2015) -- The East-West Center has been awarded funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to continue to serve as the lead institution in the Pacific Regional Integrated Science and Assessment (RISA) program, which is designed to help island and coastal communities cope with the effects of climate change. This is the second full program award the Center has received from NOAA, and marks the program’s transition into a new phase.

06 May 2015 description

FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA

• NOUL formed in the northern Pacific Ocean, south-east of Fais island (Yap State),
Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), on 3 May and started moving west, intensifying and passing the islands of Fais and Ulithi, as a Tropical Storm. Afterwards it crossed Yap island, strengthened into a Typhoon, late on 5 May, and it started moving away from FSM.

• Heavy rains and winds affected several islands of Yap State during its passage.

• In March 2015, the very intense Typhoon MAYSAK caused damage and deaths in Yap and Chuuk states.

04 May 2015 description

Many children in the cyclone affected states of the Federated States of Micronesia may have to repeat a grade in the next school year after missing almost two months of school since Maysak swept through the islands.

Read the full article on Radio New Zealand International

04 May 2015 description

Highlights

  • The Caroline Voyager is docked in Yap since April 22, 2015 and re-provisioning. It is scheduled to depart for Ulithi, Fais, and Fareulap on April 25, 2015 to continue its delivery of relief items.

  • Vice President Alik Alik is making his official visit to the State of Yap on April 25, 2015 for a week, scheduled to visit the islands of Ulithi and Fais during his stay.

  • USAID conducted an Airlift of Emergency Relief Supplies to Yap and Chuuk on April 22, 2015.

30 Apr 2015 description

Les alertes suivantes ont été identifiées:

• Fièvre éruptive: Tuvalu

• Diarrhée: Polynésie française, Palau

• Syndrome grippal: Nauru

• Fièvre prolongée: Tonga, Tuvalu

Autres mises à jour:

Chikungunya

• Une épidémie de Chikungunya est en cours aux les îles Cook et îles Marshall. Le nombre hebdomadaire de cas aux Samoa américaines, Kiribati et le Samoa a réduit de manière significative.