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Key Messages – Ebola virus disease, West Africa (Updated 19 September 2014)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working with other U.S. government agencies, the World Health Organization (WHO), and other domestic and international partners in an international response to the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa. This document summarizes key messages about the outbreak and the response. It will be updated as new information becomes available and will be distributed regularly. Please share this document with others as appropriate.

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Ebola Crisis - Quality of Core Services: Ebola Treatment Centres (as of 19 Sept 2014)

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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West Africa: Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Outbreak (as of 18 Sep 2014)

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Ebola Virus Disease Emergency Appeals (Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Nigeria and Africa Coordination) - Emergency Appeal Operation Update No 1

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To help National Societies combat the unprecedented Ebola outbreak affecting West Africa, IFRC has launched large-scale international Emergency Appeals in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria. Additionally, it is supporting smaller preparedness and response operations financed under the IFRC’s Disaster Response Emergency Fund (DREF) in Mali, Cote d’Ivoire, Cameroon, Togo, Benin, Central African Republic, Senegal, Chad and Gambia.1

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International Community is Legally Obligated to Respond to Ebola Crisis

States Must Take Specific and Immediate Actions Beyond Quarantine

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) said today that an urgent response to the Ebola outbreak is not just an option, but a legal obligation, and outlined immediate actions states must take, including assuring safe conditions for health care workers and using appropriate containment strategies.

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West Africa Seasonal Monitor - September 18, 2014

September rainfall will be particularly important in determining seasonal outcome for the Sahel

Key Messages

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Global Weather Hazards Summary - September 19 - 25, 2014

Above-average rainfall improves conditions across Central America

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Below-average rains during the Belg season and a late onset of the Kiremt rains have led to persistent moisture deficits, which have delayed planting and hurt the development of already-planted crops over the Arsi and West Arsi areas of central Ethiopia.

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Ebola Crisis - Quality of Core Services: Sub-National Coordination (as of 15 Sept 2014)

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Ebola Crisis - Quality of Core Services: Safe Burial (as of 15 Sept 2014)

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Ebola Crisis - Quality of Core Services: Referral Centres (as of 15 Sept 2014)

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Ebola Crisis - Quality of Core Services: Laboratories (as of 15 Sept 2014)

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Ebola Crisis - Quality of Core Services: Contact Tracing (as of 15 Sept 2014)

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Ebola Crisis - Quality of Core Services: Overview (as of 15 Sept 2014)

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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2014-2015 Agricultural and food prospects in the Sahel and West Africa

An agropastoral season with heterogeneous crop growth stages, requires close monitoring

From 8 to 10 September 2014, was held in Banjul, The Gambia, the regional consultation on the mid- term assessment of the agropastoral season and the 2014-2015 agricultural and food prospects. This meeting comes within the framework of the operation of the Regional Device for Prevention and Management of Food Crises (PREGEC) in the Sahel and West Africa. At the end of the meeting, participants made the following observations:

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Africa Ebola Coordination and Preparedness: Emergency Appeal Operation Update n° MDR60002, Operations update n° 1

This Emergency Appeal seeks CHF 2,893,667 to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to supplement and to support the current country-level Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Emergency Appeals and preparedness operations supported by the Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) targeting over 32 million people.

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WHO: Ebola Response Roadmap Update - 18 September 2014

This is the fourth in a series of regular situation reports on the Ebola Response Roadmap1. The report contains a review of the epidemiological situation based on official information reported by ministries of health, and an assessment of the response measured against the core Roadmap indicators where available. Additional indicators will be reported as data are consolidated.

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Avis sur la situation alimentaire et nutritionelle a l'entrée de la periode de soudre et les perspectives agricoles dans le Sahel et l'Afrique de l'Ouest

Jun 2014

Les participants à la réunion restreinte du dispositif régional de veille sur la sécurité alimentaire et nutritionnelle au Sahel et en Afrique de l’Ouest, qui s’est tenue du 18 au 19 juin 2014, Ndjamena au Tchad, font la déclaration suivante: