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18 Jun 2017 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: French Polynesia, Kiribati

Other updates

Dengue

  • Nauru: dengue serotype-2 ( confirmed by the WHO Collaborating Centre for Arbovirus Reference and Research Laboratories in Queensland, Australia) outbreak appears to be ending. From January to May there have been 964 cases of which 35 were hospitalised. Of the hospitalised cases 8 had haemorrhagic features. There have been three deaths. Source: Nauru Ministry of Health.

11 Jun 2017 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: Fiji, French Polynesia, Kiribati

Other updates

Dengue

  • Fiji: As of 4 June 2016, there have 1612 cases reported since January this year. Majority of the cases are from the Central and Western Health division. Dengue serotype-2 has been identified in circulation by the Institut Louis Malardé, French Polynesia.

04 Jun 2017 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash:Kiribati, French Polynesia

  • Diarrhoea: French Polynesia

Other updates

Acute Fever and Rash:

28 May 2017 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash:American Samoa, Fiji, French Polynesia, Niue

  • Prolonged fever: Kiribati

Other updates

Dengue

  • New Caledonia: As of 31 May 2017, there have been 3,933 cases since 1 September 2016. Dengue serotype 1, 2 and 3 are in circulation. There have been 10 deaths reported. The weekly number of cases is decreasing. Source: Department of Health & Social Affairs, New Caledonia

Mumps:

21 May 2017 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: Commonwealth of Northern Marianna Is (CNMI), Fiji, French Polynesia, Niue
  • Diarrhoea: CNMI, Niue

Other updates

Dengue

18 May 2017 description

New Caledonia's government has released emergency funds to help the Loyalty Islands recover from last week's damage caused by Cyclone Donna.

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17 May 2017 description

The French Red Cross in New Caledonia has distributed much needed emergency aid supplies to assist one hundred families on Lifou island.

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15 May 2017 description

China (No update)
As of 31 March 2017, there were 67 cases of dengue reported in China in 2017. This number is slightly lower than that reported during the same period in 2016 (91 cases) (Figure 1).

15 May 2017 description

More emergency supplies including bottled water and medical equipment are being shipped to the areas in Vanuatu worst affected by Cyclone Donna.

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14 May 2017 description

Deux jours après le passage du cyclone Donna, le président du gouvernement s’est déplacé dans les Loyauté, à Lifou, pour apporter son soutien aux habitants de l’île, durement touchée par le phénomène climatique. Les premières mesures d’aide vont être prises.

14 May 2017 description

Relief supplies are being flown to New Caledonia's Lifou island which was worst hit by Cyclone Donna this week.

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14 May 2017 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: Niue, Fiji

  • Diarrhoea: Niue

Other updates

Dengue

  • New Caledonia: As of 3 May 2017, there have been 3,569 cases since 1 September 2016. Dengue serotype 1, 2 and 3 are in circulation. Source: Department of Health & Social Affairs, New Caledonia

12 May 2017 description

12/05/2017

Au total, près d’une centaine de personnes (sécurité civile, services techniques et sapeurs-pompiers communaux, militaires du RimaP, techniciens des opérateurs réseaux et Croix-Rouge) est à l’œuvre afin d’assurer un retour à la situation normale dans les meilleurs délais.

Nouméa, le 12 mai 2017 à 16h45

 

11 May 2017 description

Une relève des équipes de la DSCGR et de la Croix-Rouge sera organisée demain au moyen d’une rotation du CASA des FANC qui emportera également du fret d’urgence Nouméa, le 11 mai 2017 à 16h45

Les opérations terrestres de reconnaissance et d’évaluation du district de Wetr menées par les sapeurs-pompiers communaux et la DSCGR sont achevées. Elles se poursuivent sur les districts de Lössi et Gaitcha. Le bilan matériel demeure donc provisoire.

Impacts recensés :

11 May 2017 description

The following syndrome has been flagged:

• Diarrhoea: Federated States of Micronesia (FSM)

Other updates:

Dengue

• New Caledonia: As of 3 May 2017, there have been 3,429 cases since 1 September 2016. Dengue serotype 1, 2 and 3 are in circulation. Source: Direction des affaires sanitaires et sociales de Nouvelle-Calédonie.

• Vanuatu: dengue serotype-2 outbreak appears to be slowing down with 2,838 cases as of 4 May 2017, including 147 (5%) hospitalisations (since Nov 2016). The weekly number of cases is decreasing. Source: Vanuatu MoH

11 May 2017 description

Cyclone Donna has caused substantial material damage on New Caledonia's Lifou island but there are no casualties.

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11 May 2017 description
report Government of Fiji

Tropical Cyclone Ella intensified overnight and is now a Category 2 system. As of 6am this morning, it was located near 14 .4 degree South latitude and 176.4 degree West longitude or about 430 km east - northeast of Vanuabalavu or 450km east - northeast of Udu Point . It has a central pressure of 985 HPA and currently moving west at about 12km/hr (about 6knots). Close to its centre , the cyclone is expected to have average winds of up to 95 km/hr (about 0 knots) with momentary gusts up to 130 km/hr (about knots).

10 May 2017 description

SITUATION

• Tropical Cyclone DONNA continued moving over the sea between South Vanuatu islands and New Caledonia, weakening. On 9 May morning (UTC) it moved over Haute Bagao island with max. sustained winds of 150 km/h and on 9 May late evening (UTC) moved over Mare island (Loyalty islands) with sustained winds of approx. 75 km/h. On 10 May at 6.00 UTC its center was located 130 km south-east of Waho city (Southern province, New Caledonia).

• Over the next 24 h, it is forecast to move over open waters, weakening and dissipating.