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08 Feb 2017 description
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The interactive map, found at https://www.humanitarianresponse.info/en/assessments/map, allows you to check if assessments have taken place in certain locations, if they are planned or ongoing and if something has already happened in a specific sector. The interactive global Assessment registry is built from assessments uploaded on humanitarianresponse.info by OCHA, the cluster leads and humanitarian partners. You can filter by country, cluster, organization and date.

07 Feb 2017 description

A. HIGHLIGHTS

  • Rainfall recorded since 11pm to 2am, Honiara to talled 89 mm and Henderson recorded 65mm within 3 hours, This was quite a lot of rain over a period of 3 hours

  • Increased water level in rivers and most drainage system within Honiara city were compromised and over flooded as a result of the heavy downpour.

  • Most houses in the Kastom Gaden area and behind Panatina were submerged by flood and water logging

  • Other parts of Honiara did not report any major impacts

07 Feb 2017 description

Authorities in the Solomon Islands capital, Honiara, are on alert after a depression hanging over southern Guadalcanal triggered flash flooding in the city.

Read more on Radio New Zealand International

07 Feb 2017 description

HONIARA, 3 February 2017 -- WHO and UNICEF are partnering with local civil society and the provincial government to deliver health and education supplies to those affected by the 7.8 magnitude December earthquake in Makira province.

A second shipment of emergency supplies which included an additional 10 tents and 35 tarpaulins are used by health centres and schools.

WHO Representative in Solomon Islands Dr. Sevil Huseynova and UNICEF Solomon Islands Chief of Field Office Mr. Yun Jong Kang visited affected clinics, schools and communities in Makira province.

06 Feb 2017 description

Provincial governments and aid organisations are still working to provide emergency supplies and assistance to people in Solomon Islands who were affected by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake in December.

Read more on Radio New Zealand International

06 Feb 2017 description

Les syndromes suivants ont été signalés :

· Maladies diarrhéiques : Tonga, États fédérés de Micronésie · Fièvre prolongée : Polynésie française

Autre relevés :

Dengue

· Vanuatu : l’épidémie de dengue (sérotype DENV-2) se poursuit, avec 1 241 cas recensés au 2 février 2017 (depuis novembre 2016). En moyenne, 200 nouveaux cas hebdomadaires ont été rapportés au cours des 5 dernières semaines. Source : ministère de la Santé de Vanuatu.

• Nouvelle-Calédonie : au 1er février 2017, on recensait 524 cas depuis le 1er septembre 2016.

02 Feb 2017 description

KEY UPDATES

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

o 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 two weeks:

o None

02 Feb 2017 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:

· Diarrhoea: Tonga, Federated States of Micronesia

· Prolonged fever: French Polynesia

Other updates:

Dengue

· Vanuatu: dengue serotype-2 outbreak ongoing with 1,241 cases as of 2 February 2017 (since Nov 2016). An average of 200 new cases have been reported per week for the past five weeks. Source: Vanuatu MoH

02 Feb 2017 description
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El Nino 2015-2016 - Screenshot of the interactive content as of 02 Feb 2017.
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Disaster associated with El Nino in 1997-1998, 2002-2003 or 2009-2010 - Screenshot of the interactive content as of 02 Feb 2017.

The impact of the 2015‒2016 El Niño weather phenomenon has been one of the most intense and widespread in the past one hundred years. The agriculture, food security and nutritional status of 60 million people around the globe is affected by El Niño-related droughtsfloods and **extreme hot** and **cold weather**.

27 Jan 2017 description

Les syndromes suivants ont été signalés :

· Maladies diarrhéiques : États fédérés de Micronésie · Syndrome grippal : Îles Salomon

Autres relevés :

Dengue

Vanuatu : l’épidémie de dengue (sérotype DENV-2) se poursuit, avec 1 061 recensés au 26 janvier 2017 (depuis novembre 2016). En moyenne, 200 nouveaux cas hebdomadaires ont été rapportés au cours des 4 dernières semaines. Source : ministère de la Santé de Vanuatu.

26 Jan 2017 description

There have been 14 earthquakes greater than Magnitude 6.0 since November 2016. Over 9000 people affected and about 4000 houses damaged in Makira and Malaita provinces of Solomon Islands in December 2016.

Other earthquakes escaped major damage, however humanitarian partners in the region are monitoring the occurence of earthquakes and are on high alert for possible response

26 Jan 2017 description

Dengue

· Vanuatu: dengue serotype-2 outbreak ongoing with 1,061 cases as of 26 January 2017 (since Nov 2016). An average of 200 new cases have been reported per week for the past four weeks: Vanuatu Ministry of Health

· New Caledonia – As of 26 January 2017 there have been 431 cases since 1 Sep 2016. The number of cases reported is increasing; 62% of the cases occurring in January. Dengue serotype-1 has been confirmed. Source: Department of Health & Social Affairs, New Caledonia

Hepatitis A

25 Jan 2017 description

In a decisive move to combat the effects of climate change and disasters, Pacific Leaders endorsed the world's first ever integrated regional framework to build resilience to climate change and disasters at the annual Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) late last year.