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23 Sep 2016 description

Zika virus – Incidence and trends

To date, 47 countries and territories in the Americas have confirmed autochthonous, vectorborne transmission of Zika virus disease since 2015. In addition, five countries in the Americas have reported sexually transmitted Zika cases. Since the last Zika Epidemiological Update of 8 September 2016, Saint Kitts and Nevis has confirmed vector-borne autochthonous transmission of Zika virus.

Highlighted below is a summary of the Zika epidemiological situation by sub-regions of the Americas.

22 Sep 2016 description

KEY UPDATES

 Countries and territories reporting mosquito-borne Zika virus infections for the first time in the past week:
o Saint Kitts and Nevis

18 Sep 2016 description

En respuesta a la creciente crisis migratoria, la Federación Internacional de Sociedades de la Cruz Roja y la Media Luna Roja (FICR) lanzó un llamamiento en enero de 2016 de emergencia por 642,202 francos suizos para alcanzar a 5,000 personas vulnerables en Costa Rica. Sin embargo, luego de un aumento en el flujo migratorio en el país vecino de Panamá, el llamamiento de emergencia fue ampliado en el mes de mayo de 2016 para incluir asistencia humanitaria a 1,350 personas vulnerables en Panamá.

17 Sep 2016 description
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In response to the burgeoning migration crisis, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) launched an emergency appeal in for 642,202 Swiss francs (CHF) to reach 5,000 vulnerable people in Costa Rica in January 2016. However, following a surge in migration in neighbouring Panama, the emergency appeal was revised in May 2016 to include Panama, reach 1,350 additional beneficiaries and extended for six additional months to November 2016.

15 Sep 2016 description

KEY UPDATES

 Countries and territories reporting mosquito-borne Zika virus infections for the first time in the past week:

o None

 Countries in the Western Pacific Region have been reporting new cases as seen in Singapore, Philippines and Malaysia.

 Countries and territories reporting microcephaly and other central nervous system (CNS) malformations potentially associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past week:

o None

09 Sep 2016 description
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Costa Rica, 08 de Septiembre 2016
Fuente: La Prensa

La cifra de migrantes haitianos, africanos y asiáticos que han ingresado a Costa Rica por la frontera con Panamá durante los últimos cinco meses supera los 9 mil, de acuerdo con datos de la Dirección General de Migración y Extranjería (DGME).

Costa Rica implementa desde el pasado abril en Paso Canoas, frontera con Panamá, un plan de control migratorio que les permite a estos migrantes regularizar su paso y estadía por el país, para evitar que caigan en redes de coyotaje durante su tránsito.

09 Sep 2016 description

Zika virus – Incidence and trends

To date, 46 countries and territories have confirmed autochthonous, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus disease in the Region of the Americas since 2015. In addition, five countries in the Americas have reported sexually transmitted Zika cases.2 Since the last Zika Epidemiological Update of 25 August 2016, the British Virgin Islands have confirmed vectorborne autochthonous transmission of Zika virus (Figure 1).

North America

08 Sep 2016 description

Key Updates

Countries and territories reporting mosquito-borne Zika virus infections for the first time in the past week:

o None

 Malaysia, which previously reported Zika infections in 2014, has reported new mosquito-borne Zika virus infections in the past week

 Countries and territories reporting microcephaly and other central nervous system (CNS) malformations potentially associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past week:

o None

06 Sep 2016 description

Dans cette Infolettre :

Fin des ateliers d’échange sur la migration

Rapatriements pour août 2016

La traite des personnes

La migration irrégulière

La CIDH sur la colombie

Les migrants au Panama

03 Sep 2016 description

Key updates

Countries and territories reporting mosquito-borne Zika virus infections for the first time in the past week:

British Virgin Islands and Singapore

Countries and territories reporting microcephaly and other central nervous system (CNS) malformations potentially associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past week: None

Countries and territories reporting Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) cases associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past week: None

01 Sep 2016 description

The Famine Early Warning Systems Network (FEWS NET) monitors trends in staple food prices in countries vulnerable to food insecurity. For each FEWS NET country and region, the Price Bulletin provides a set of charts showing monthly prices in the current marketing year in selected urban centers and allowing users to compare current trends with both five-year average prices, indicative of seasonal trends, and prices in the previous year.

31 Aug 2016 description

El operativo “flujo controlado” que mantiene el Gobierno Nacional en zonas fronterizas del país, ha logrado atender a 9 mil migrantes ilegales, quienes recibieron asistencia humanitaria, médica y respeto de sus derechos humanos.

30 Aug 2016 description

PERU

Education authorities have allocated 1,292,000 soles (around US$347,885) in response to 11 public schools in the province of Caylloma – Arequipa damaged by the 14 August earthquake. Authorities will purchase, transport and install 16 pre-fabricated classrooms, as a temporary solution.
Ministry of Education.

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

About 1,779 people have been displaced due to flooding and 16 provinces are under alert. Rains are forecasted to continue.
National Emergency Centre.

PANAMA

30 Aug 2016 description

PERÚ

Autoridades de educación han destinado 1,292,000 soles (unos US$347,885) para la atención de 11 escuelas públicas de la provincia de Caylloma - Arequipa, que fueron afectadas por el sismo del 14 de agosto. Se trata de la compra, transporte e instalación de 16 aulas prefabricadas destinadas a las escuelas afectadas por el sismo.
Ministerio de Educación.

REPÚBLICA DOMINICANA

29 Aug 2016 description

Key updates

  • Countries and territories reporting mosquito-borne Zika virus infections for the first time in the past week:

    • None
  • Countries and territories reporting microcephaly and other central nervous system (CNS) malformations potentially associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past week:

28 Aug 2016 description

Desde 2015 y hasta la fecha, 45 países/territorios de las Américas confirmaron casos autóctonos por transmisión vectorial del virus del Zika. Además, cinco países notificaron casos de Zika transmitidos sexualmente. Desde la Actualización Epidemiológica del 11 de agosto de 2016, ningún nuevo país/territorio confirmó la transmisión autóctona

28 Aug 2016 description

Virus del Zika - Incidencia y tendencia

Desde 2015 y hasta la fecha, 45 países/territorios de las Américas confirmaron casos autóctonos por transmisión vectorial del virus del Zika. Además, 5 países notificaron casos de Zika transmitidos sexualmente. Desde la última Actualización Epidemiológica de la OPS/OMS publicada el 29 de julio de 2016, las Bahamas, los Estados Unidos y las Islas Caimán han confirmado transmisión autóctona

28 Aug 2016 description
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Fuente: El Nuevo Diario

Las autoridades panameñas brindaron en este año ayuda humanitaria a unos 9.000 migrantes irregulares, en su mayoría haitianos, de los cuales la mayor parte lograron salir del país hacia Estados Unidos, informaron este jueves fuentes oficiales.

"De los 9.000 migrantes, 2.400 están en territorio panameño, mientras que los otros han seguido el tránsito hacia Costa Rica con destino a Estados Unidos", afirmó el ministro de seguridad de Panamá, Alexis Bethancourt.