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06 Jul 2015 description

Juba, 6 July 2015: Mary Wani frantically waves a paper from the hospital bed where she sits, eager to share the exciting news of her recovery and subsequent discharge from the ward with anyone who will listen to her.

“I am going home,” she says , adding that she feels very strong. The 58-year-old mother of nine has just been discharged from Juba Teaching Hospital, where she was receiving treatment for cholera. The hospital was the first Cholera Treatment Centre (CTC) to be designated in the current outbreak.

06 Jul 2015 description

1. Situation Update

More cholera cases are received by CTC at Bor hospital, now from different part of Bor. As of 05 July, 2015, a total of 51 cholera cases with 1 death (CFR 1.9%) have been reported (Table 1).

One case of Pakwau, age 1 year, Female case was admitted at 10AM; on 5/7/2015 and RDT (cholera) positive, received the first start dose of Azithromycin then left against medical advice.

06 Jul 2015 description

Situation Update

As of 5 July 2015, a total of 705 cholera cases including 32 deaths have been reported in Juba County and in Bor, Jonglei State In Juba County 654 cases including 31 deaths (CFR 4.7%) have been reported from 75 villages in eight Payams.(Table 1). In Bor 51 cases including 1 death (CFR 1.9%) were reported from Malou (26 cases) and 16 other areas around Bor (see separate Bor Situation Report).

06 Jul 2015 description

6 July, 2015 ¦ GENEVA: From Tanzania to South Sudan, and Nepal to Yemen, cholera – and the threat of a cholera outbreak – is a major public health concern for governments and the international health community. Use of Oral Cholera Vaccines (OCV) is proving to be an efficient tool to effectively control cholera outbreaks. New outbreaks are ongoing in South Sudan and Tanzania fanned by insecurity and displacement. Intensive control efforts are ongoing, and vaccination programmes have been rolled out to target communities at risk.

06 Jul 2015 description
report UN Security Council

I. Introduction 1. The present report is submitted pursuant to the request contained in the statement by the President of the Security Council of 12 February 2013 (S/PRST/2013/2).

05 Jul 2015 description

Situation Update

As of 4 July 2015, a total of 632 cholera cases including 30 deaths (CFR 4.7%) have been reported from 75 villages in eight Payams of Juba County (Table 1).

The initial cases were traced back to 18 May 2015 in UN House PoC where the first cholera case was confirmed on 1 June 2015. Most of the cholera cases in Juba have been reported from New site followed by Gudele 2, Juba 3 PoC, Gumbo, and Gudele 1 (Figure 4).

04 Jul 2015 description

Situation Update

As of 3 July 2015, a total of 610 cholera cases including 30 deaths (CFR 4.9%) have been reported from 75 villages in eight Payams of Juba County (Table 1).

The initial cases were traced back to 18 May 2015 in UN House PoC where the first cholera case was confirmed on 1 June 2015. Most of the cholera cases in Juba have been reported from New site followed by Gudele 2, Juba 3 PoC, Gumbo, and Gudele 1 (Figure 4).

03 Jul 2015 description

Situation Update

  • As of 2 July 2015, a total of 573 cholera cases including 30 deaths (CFR 5.2%) have been reported from 75nvillages in eight payams of Juba County (Table 1).

  • The initial cases were traced back to 18 May 2015 in UN House PoC where the first cholera case was confirmed on 1 June 2015. Most of the cholera cases in Gudele 2, Juba 3 PoC, Gumbo, and Gudele 1.

03 Jul 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • According to the latest report from the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO), as of 28 June, 396 cholera cases, including 26 deaths, had been reported in Juba County. Interviews with patients admitted to Juba Teaching Hospital with cholera have revealed knowledge gaps on how the disease is spread. Humanitarian partners called for improved access to safe drinking water, latrine use and good personal and food hygiene.

03 Jul 2015 description

Highlights

704,816Total number of refugees
36,733 New arrivals in 2015
49.6% Percentage of women and girls
36,109 Number of Unaccompanied Minors and Separated Children

03 Jul 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A helping hand for host communities: UNHCR has long been helping host communities in different ways. By the end of June around 283,000 host community individuals had benefited from interventions by UNHCR and/or its partners (based on information gathered between 1 May and 15 June 2015 by UNHCR).

03 Jul 2015 description

South Sudan - IOM has received EUR 1 million from the Government of Italy to expand the current psychosocial support for displaced communities seeking protection in UN bases in South Sudan.

More than a year and a half into the crisis, many South Sudanese are unable to safely return home due to renewed conflict and unpredictable security conditions. An estimated 138,600 internally displaced persons (IDPs) continue to seek protection in UN protection of civilian (PoC) sites across the country.

03 Jul 2015 description

Situation Update

As of 1 July 2015, a total of 523 cholera cases including 29 deaths (CFR 5.5%) have been reported from 75 villages in eight payams of Juba County (Table 1).

The initial cases were traced back to 18 May 2015 in UN House PoC where the first cholera case was confirmed on 1 June 2015. Most of the cholera cases in Juba have been reported from New site followed by Gudele 2, Juba 3 PoC, Gumbo and Gudele 1 (Figure 4).

02 Jul 2015 description

Additional help from the UK to provide emergency aid, jobs and education, to help address the root causes of the migrant crisis

A range of new programmes from the UK will provide emergency aid as well as jobs and education to help address the root causes of the migrant crisis, International Development Secretary Justine Greening announced today.

02 Jul 2015 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A cholera outbreak declared in Juba

  • Schools and health facilities attacked in the Greater Upper Nile region.

  • More resources required to meet the life-saving needs of the vulnerable people.

  • CHF boosts TB response in Akobo.

02 Jul 2015 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • The influx of South Sudanese refugees to Sudan continues with over 31,000 refugees arriving in June alone, according to UNHCR

  • In East Darfur, aid agencies provide assistance to some 11,400 people affected by conflict in Abu Karinka and 800 in El Gidamia

  • Some 15,000 returnees to Central Darfur's Um Dukhun locality lack the most basic of services in their hometowns

  • In West Darfur, WFP’s food voucher programme in El Geneina IDP camps will assist some 70,000 people

02 Jul 2015 description

Inside this issue:

UNMISS Indians renovate destroyed vet clinic in Bor

UNMISS hands over survivor safe house to Central Equatoria

Unspeakable violence against children in South Sudan, says UNICEF

Mongolians renovate Pariang school in Unity

Troop Contributing Countries & UNPOL figures

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