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26 Jul 2016 description

Guinea

3,814 Total EVD+ Cases Reported
30,841 IOM Direct Beneficiaries
2,544 Deaths
FMP* / sensitized : 988,033 persons

IOM activities:

I. Health Border Mobility Management (HBMM) including : (1) Public Health risk mapping, (2) health screening at PoE and checkpoints especially during Micro-Cerclage, (3) Community Event Based Surveillance (CEBS) in border areas,

(4) support to the implementation of IHR (EVD cross-border group functioning support, training and simulation exercises);

26 Jul 2016 description

249,854 arrivals by sea in 2016
3,034 dead/missing
published 09:00 CET 26 July
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

25 Jul 2016 description

This Revised Emergency Appeal indicates a change of operational strategy in which surveillance capacity and emergency preparedness is enhanced and scaled up, and integrated with longer-term recovery assistance. This Revised Appeal seeks CHF 3,287,705 (from a total budget of CHF 38,978,890) that will enable the IFRC to support the Guinea Red Cross (GRC) to deliver response and recovery assistance and support to Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) affected populations over a period of 21 months. The Revised Appeal has a focus on: 1. Emergency response and heightened surveillance mechanisms; 2.

22 Jul 2016 description

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 17 - 23 July 2016 and includes updates on poliomyelitis, Zika virus, yellow fever, West Nile fever, influenzas A(H5N1) and A(H7N9) and Vibrio growth in the Baltic Sea.

22 Jul 2016 description

SUMMARY

  • In Angola, as of 15 July 2016 a total of 3682 suspected cases have been reported, of which 877 are confirmed. The total number of reported deaths is 361, of which 117 were reported among confirmed cases. Suspected cases have been reported in all 18 provinces and confirmed cases have been reported in 16 of 18 provinces and 79 of 125 reporting districts.

22 Jul 2016 description
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242,179 arrivals by sea in 2016
2,977 dead/missing
published 07:30 CET 22 July
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

22 Jul 2016 description

240.884 llegadas por mar en 2016
2.954 muertos/desaparecidos

publicado a las 10:00 hs. (horario Europa Central) 7/18/16
1.011.712 llegadas en 2015

20 Jul 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Commitments made at the World Humanitarian Summit are being transformed into an Action Plan.

  • Some 3.8 million people in the Lake Chad Basin are facing severe food insecurity in the current lean period.

  • Aid groups step up response to people in need across the Lake Chad Basin, where hunger and malnutrition are on the rise.

  • Heavy flooding triggered by torrential rains in Ghana, Chad and Niger.

  • Ebola outbreak is over in the three worst-hit West African countries.

19 Jul 2016 description
report International Alert

Peacebuilders have a duty to understand and demonstrate the impact of their work in terms of helping to create more peaceful, more inclusive and equitable societies. Gender is a key factor in conflict and peacebuilding, and in determining people’s positions of relative power or vulnerability, and thus having a better understanding of how different women, girls, men, boys, trans- and intersex persons are affected can only help in better grasping both conflict and peacebuilding.

19 Jul 2016 description

240,884 arrivals by sea in 2016
2,954 dead/missing
published 10:00 CET 18 July
1,011,712 arrivals in 2015

19 Jul 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

NEW YORK 14 JUILLET 2016 – Selon des données de l’UNICEF, environ deux tiers d’hommes, de femmes, de garçons et de filles des pays où la mutilation génitale féminine (MGF) est la plus répandue affirment vouloir voir cette pratique disparaître.

Dans les pays pour lesquels des données sont disponibles, 67 % des filles et des femmes et 63 % des garçons et des hommes sont opposés à la poursuite de cette pratique au sein de leurs communautés.

18 Jul 2016 description

Guinée, Conakry, 15 Juillet 2016 : Comment accélérer l’arrêt de la circulation du poliovirus dérivé de souche vaccinale de type 2 dont 7 cas ont été notifiés dans la région de Kankan depuis le mois de septembre 2015 ?

Comment améliorer les indicateurs de surveillance active des paralysies flasques aiguës (PFA) dans les régions de Kankan et Faranah et réduire le risque de réémergence d’une épidémie de poliomyélite ?

18 Jul 2016 description

Forécariah, République de Guinée - 18/07/16– Dans le cadre de son programme d’appui au redressement socio-économique des survivants d’Ebola guinéens, l’Organisation Internationale pour les Migrations (OIM) a remis ce vendredi 15 juillet plusieurs intrants agricoles et du matériel de nettoyage au Groupement économique de survivants de Forécariah et aux Associations de femmes de Lanféma et de balayeuses de la Commune Urbaine de Forécariah.

18 Jul 2016 description
infographic World Food Programme
  • UNHRD continues to dispatch operational equipment for its Partners, most recently supporting WFP by sending ICT equipment to Freetown in Sierra Leone.

  • During the worst of the crisis, UNHRD facilities in Accra and Las Palmas served as regional staging areas and the Accra depot hosted UNMEER headquarters.

16 Jul 2016 description

​​The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health prefessionals on active public health threts. This issue covers the period 10-16 July 2016 and includes updates on Zika virus, polio, West Nile virus, MERS, and yellow fever in Angola.

15 Jul 2016 description

Guinea - IOM, in partnership with Plan International, this week launched a Community Event-Based Surveillance (CEBS) system in the Forest region prefecture of Macenta on the Guinea-Liberia border to combat the spread of Ebola. The project is funded by the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC).