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27 May 2015 description


Around 1,900 IDPs and 2,500 residents in Bissingalé locality have been forced to flee to the nearby Kaga-Bandoro town in the north of the country following armed attacks by unknown gunmen on Site-Nana, Bissingalé and Ndémayo villages in Kaga-Bandoro on the night of 15 May. Ten people were killed in the raid which happened five days after the signing of an agreement between armed groups and the government to end hostilities and begin a disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration process.

27 May 2015 description

Mali: Gao and Timbutku regions have been the scene of multiple clashes between the Azawad Movement Coalition and Malian forces, as well as the pro-government Gatia militia. At least 12 people have been killed, including nine civilians. About 31,500 people have been displaced from three districts in Timbuktu region. They are in urgent needs of water, food, NFIs, and shelter support, but access is limited.

27 May 2015 description
  • As of 20 May 2015, a total of 27 165 EVD cases including 11 115 deaths have been reported from six West African countries (Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Nige-ria, Senegal and Sierra Leone).
  • 1 040 cases including 529 deaths were reported among healthcare workers.
  • WHO declared end of Ebola outbreak in Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, and Senegal.
26 May 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund


  • There were 42 cases of Ebola this week, 27 of which were suspected and 15 were confirmed. This is the highest number of cases for five weeks. Of the confirmed cases, 11 were in Forécariah, 11 were in Dubréka and five were in Boké.

26 May 2015 description

23 MAI 2015 ¦ GENÈVE - Les délégués à l’Assemblée mondiale de la Santé ont pris une série de décisions consécutives à l’épidémie de maladie à virus Ebola. Ils ont donné à l’OMS toute latitude pour procéder à des réformes structurelles lui permettant de se préparer et de riposter avec vitesse, souplesse et efficacité aux situations d’urgence et aux flambées de maladie.

Préparer la riposte aux situations d’urgence

26 May 2015 description


Since January 2015, the ECHO funded DRC Liberia Guinea Cross Border Emergency EVD project has been operational in 50 border communities and 6 urban centres in Nimba County. The Liberian Emergency Team carries out activities to empower EVD survivors across Nimba County through integrated protection measures such as economic reintegration, individual protection assistance (IPA) and cash transfer.

26 May 2015 description

With IFC and Ecobank sharing risk equally in the $110 million facility, SMEs will gain increased access to loans through Ecobank affiliates

26 May 2015 description

Conakry, Guinea | AFP | Tuesday 5/26/2015 - 00:29 GMT

Guinea's President Alpha Conde asked his government on Monday to open talks with opposition leaders "without delay" aimed at ending a political deadlock which has led to violent street protests.

The announcement follows weeks of clashes between anti-government activists and security forces in the west African nation's capital Conakry and several provincial towns that have left several people dead and dozens wounded.

26 May 2015 description

Conakry, Guinée | AFP | mardi 26/05/2015 - 01:04 GMT

Le président guinéen Alpha Condé a demandé lundi à son gouvernement d'ouvrir "sans délai" des négociations avec les dirigeants de l'opposition dans le but de mettre fin au blocage politique qui a entraîné de violentes manifestations de rue.

26 May 2015 description
report UN General Assembly


Deuxième partie de la reprise de session,
40e séance – matin

25 May 2015 description


  • According to UNFPA, an estimated 800,000 women will give birth in 2015 in the three countries, but some 120,000 of them may die from lack of access to emergency obstetrics care, while health services have been diverted toward Ebola response.

  • In Sierra Leone, only one-fifth of the 10,000 HIV patients on anti-retroviral treatments are still receiving them due to the current lack of health personnel available for non-Ebola care.

24 May 2015 description
report Oxfam

These updates cover emergencies Oxfam is currently responding to around the world, although please note they don’t intend to be comprehensive.

Asia and South Asia

Nepal Earthquake

23 May 2015 description

Voici le rapport de situation sur l'évolution de la fièvre à virus hémorragique Ebola dans la préfecture de Boké. Cette situation datée du 22 mai 2015, montre bien que des dispositions concrètes sont prises par l'équipe de coordination locale, sous la houlette de Dr Facinet Yattara, pour endiguer professionnellement l'épidémie. Les contributions de la surveillance, de la prise en charge et de la communication y sont essentielles pour réussir à liquider le virus maudit.