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21 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • 1,535 affected girls and boys in Shefa Province now have access to temporary learning spaces

  • 3,468 early childhood- and primary-aged children including children with disabilities received learning materials and school supplies

  • 20,312 children (81% of target) immunised against measles & rubella, received Vitamin A and de-worming in Shefa, Sanma and Tafea Provinces.

21 Apr 2015 description

Snapshot 15–21 April 2015

Iraq Violence has displaced 14,000 families in and around Ramadi: 7,000 in Anbar; 5,000 in Baghdad, 2,000 on their way to Baghdad. Checkpoints and insecurity hamper IDP movement. UNICEF estimates 8.29 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance, up from 5.2 million in February.

16 Apr 2015 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:

Acute Fever and Rash: French Polynesia, Marshall Islands, Nauru

Diarrhoea: Niue

Influenza-like illness: American Samoa, Nauru, Tonga, Vanuatu

Prolonged Fever: Marshall Islands, Palau, Tonga

14 Apr 2015 description

Snapshot 9–14 April 2015

Afghanistan: Security incidents have spiked in early April, after the announcement that more NATO troops would remain in the country than originally scheduled. NATO convoys were targeted in Nangarhar and Kabul on 10 April. On the same day, five NGO staff were found dead, having been abducted in Uruzgan province in early March.

13 Apr 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Governments of storm-affected countries and the international community continue response and early recovery efforts in Kiribati, the Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu

  • Donors have contributed nearly $28 million—including $13.6 million toward the $29.9 million flash appeal for Vanuatu—for humanitarian activities in response to Tropical Cyclone Pam

13 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• 17,105 children (69 per cent of target) have been immunized for measles in Shefa, Sanma and Tafea Provinces, Vanuatu. The immunization campaign (measles and rubella) continues on Tanna.

• Participants in a UNICEF-supported orientation produced eight books for children and 10 posters for children and caregivers on psychosocial support.

• Approximately 10,000 affected children to be reached in Tafea Province through Ministry of Education & Training with UNICEF education supplies this week.

08 Apr 2015 description

Veuillez trouver ci-joint le rapport de surveillance syndromique du Pacifique pour la semaine 13 qui s’est achevée le 29 mars 2015.

Les alertes suivantes ont été signalées:

• Diarrhée: Tonga
• Syndrome grippal: Polynésie française, Tonga
• Fièvre prolongée: Tonga

Autres mises à jour:

Typhoon Maysak

08 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • 12,220 children have been immunized for measles in Shefa and Sanma Provinces. The immunisation campaign (measles and rubella) will be expanded to Tanna.

  • 60 health, education and justice professional, artists, photographers and designers participate in orientation on psycho-social support for children with UNICEF support

  • 23 % of the affected population reached with hygiene kits through cluster coordination led by the government with UNICEF support

08 Apr 2015 description

Snapshot 1–8 April 2015

Iraq: Violence, looting and serious human rights violations were reported as Iraqi forces and affiliated groups recaptured Tikrit. There are numerous booby traps and tensions are reportedly rising between government forces and militias. Elsewhere, IDPs are returning: tens of thousands have gone home to Diyala, Ninewa and Al Alam in Salah al Din since February.

04 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • 10,865 children have been immunized for measles in Shefa and Sanma Provinces

  • 2,572 children in Shefa Province now have access to temporary learning spaces through UNICEF support

  • 6,400 children across four provinces to be registered through UNICEF support to the Government

  • 2,300 people on Epi and Emae Islands in Shefa Province have access to water through UNICEF support

03 Apr 2015 description
report Government of Japan
  1. On March 27, the Government of Japan decided to extend emergency grant aid of 1.24 million US dollars (approximately 150 million Japanese yen) to the Pacific Island Countries (Vanuatu, Tuvalu, Solomon Islands and Kiribati) in response to the cyclone disaster.

02 Apr 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • US$ 1.7 million received by UNICEF from The UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to support life-saving response activities

  • 9,968 children on Shefa Province reached in UNICEF-supported measles vaccination campaign.

  • 1,800 households have received distribution of water purification tablets and 380 households have access to hygiene and dignity kits in Shefa Province with support from UNICEF and partners

02 Apr 2015 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:

· Diarrhoea: Tonga

· Influenza-like illness: French Polynesia, Tonga

· Prolonged Fever: Tonga

Other updates:

Typhoon Maysak

· Chuuk State, Federated States of Micronesia has been declared a state of emergency after a category 5 super typhoon struck the island resulting in five deaths. The typhoon has since weakened and is expected to reach the Philippines this weekend.

Tropical Cyclone Pam