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20 Jul 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Conflict-induced displacement in 2017 decreased 25 percent compared to the same period in 2016

• UNAMA reports record-high numbers of child casualties

• Health and nutrition remain key concerns among relief actors

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

20 Jul 2017 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Hepatitis E virus is probably the leading cause of hepatitis viral in the world. The global burden of Morbidity Study (WHO, 2010) estimated that at least 20.1 million people are infected globally by the virus genotypes 1 and 2 every year, out of which only 3.4 million people reported the disease, resulting in 70,000 deaths and 3,000 newborns baby deaths.

19 Jul 2017 description

Aperçu de la situation

  • Selon le gouvernement, 19 459 personnes ont été affectées par les Inondations au 10 Juillet 2017.

  • Au total 2 405 ménages sinistrés ont été recensés et le nombre de personnes décédées est à 23 sur l’ensemble du pays.

19 Jul 2017 description

CONGO

ÉLECTIONS DANS LE CALME MAIS SANS LES ZONES DE TENSION
Les élections législatives et municipales se sont déroulées pacifiquement le 16 juillet, mais une faible participation électorale a été enregistrée. En outre, les élections n’ont pas pu se tenir dans les six districts de la région du Pool où les habitants sont de plus en plus affectés par les violences qui déchirent la région. Un plan de réponse de 23,7 millions de dollars américains pour répondre aux besoins humanitaires croissants sera lancé le 18 juillet.

19 Jul 2017 description

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC

EMERGENCY RELIEF COORDINATOR URGES FOR CONTINUED SUPPORT
United Nations Under-Secretary for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator (ERC) Stephen O’Brien arrived in CAR on 16 July for a three-day visit. On 17 July he traveled to Bangassou; a town that is emblematic of the deteriorating humanitarian situation in the country. The visit provided an opportunity for the ERC to discuss the magnitude of the crisis and make an urgent appeal to the international community not to neglect the CAR crisis.

18 Jul 2017 description
  • In 2016, 7 million of affected people were reached by the WASH sector among more than 10 million in needs in West and Central Africa (24 countries):

    o In DRC, 2.5 million persons in cholera-prone zones benefiting from preventive as well as WASH cholera-response packages;

    o In CAR, 0.9 million of affected people were provided with access to improved sources of water and 0.3 million with sanitations facilities.

    o In the Sahel region (9 countries):

18 Jul 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The number of cases of Hepatitis E has doubled in Ngala and Damasak; and it has slightly increased in Monguno compared to the previous epidemiological reporting weeks. A total number of 42 blood samples were positive out of 66 (64%).

  • In Ngala camp MSF-Swiss has completed an isolation unit for pregnant women & newborn with Hepatitis-E.

  • UNICEF and FHI-360 clinics are managing the increasing caseload of HEV infected patients. Case management training is planned for clinicians

18 Jul 2017 description

MARITIME UPDATE

  • As of 14 July, 10,994 migrants have been rescued in Libyan waters and the remains of 348 men, women and children have been discovered along the Libyan shores.

  • On 3 July, four bodies were retrieved in Tripoli

  • On 8 July, 65 migrants were rescued off Garabouli. After two days, on 10 July, one male body was retrieved in Al Maya, west of Tripoli.

  • On 13 July, 123 migrants were rescued off Azzawya. On the same day, 140 migrants, 114 men, 23 women and another three children were rescued off Tripoli

17 Jul 2017 description

Overview

This weekly bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. WHO AFRO is currently monitoring 37 events: three Grade 3, six Grade 2, seven Grade 1, and 21 ungraded events.

13 Jul 2017 description

Sommaire

Cette fiche fournit un aperçu des conditions dans le site de Gagala, situé sur la Route Nationale 1 dans la région de Diffa.
Les informations présentées ici sont basées sur une cartographie des infrastructures et des entretiens avec des informateurs clés effectués en mars 2017.
Cette fiche fait partie d’une série pour informer la réponse humanitaire au Niger. Tous les produits sont disponibles ici.

12 Jul 2017 description

On 18 June 2017, the Nigerian Ministry of Health notified World Health Organization (WHO) of an outbreak of hepatitis E located in the north-east region of the country. The first case was detected on 3 May 2017 in Damasak, a locality at the border with the Republic of the Niger. Samples were collected from the case and sent to laboratory for confirmation. Cases were later reported in Ngala, one of the local government areas in Borno State that borders Cameroon. As of 2 July 2017, 146 confirmed and suspected cases were reported including 21 confirmed cases.

12 Jul 2017 description
report Hong Kong Red Cross

Situation Update
Further to the last situation update , Somalia continues to be one of the worst-affected countries, as forecast by the Famine Early Warning Systems (FEWS) Network and the International Red Cross, famine is likely to be declared in late 2017 in the state of Puntland, Somaliland and South West, Somalia.

11 Jul 2017 description

Partie 1

1. RESUME

Aussi bien dans les départements d’Abala, d’Ayorou, de Banibangou que d’Ouallam, la situation est très préoccupante mais l’on ne peut pas parler d’une crise humanitaire à proprement dite. La dégradation du tissu socio-économique dans ces milieux pour une population vivant essentiellement de l’agriculture, de l’élevage et des échanges commerciaux avec le Mali est évidente, ce qui génère une précarité qui fait craindre une crise humanitaire certaine dans la zone.

11 Jul 2017 description

Mounting security challenges in Mali continue to create immense difficulties for sustaining a strong protection environment. The possibilities of large-scale voluntary repatriation remain low despite the refugee return movements that have been occurring in smaller numbers. Nevertheless, there have been significant efforts in improving the conditions of refugee in neighboring countries.

11 Jul 2017 description

KEY FIGURES

240,188 Libyans currently internally displaced (IDPs)

249,298 returned IDPs (returns registered in 2017)

42,028 registered refugees and asylum-seekers in Libya

84,885 persons have arrived in Italy by sea so far in 2017

FUNDING

USD 75.5 million required for IDPs and refugees in Libya in 2017

OPERATIONAL UPDATE

10 Jul 2017 description

Overview

This weekly bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. WHO AFRO is currently monitoring 39 events: three Grade 3, six Grade 2, six Grade 1, and 24 ungraded events.

This week’s edition covers key ongoing events in the region, including the grade 3 humanitarian crises in South Sudan and Ethiopia and outbreaks of hepatitis E in the Lake Chad Basin (Chad, Niger and Nigeria), malaria in Burundi, dengue fever in Côte d’Ivoire, and visceral leishmaniasis in Kenya.