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27 Feb 2017 description

Les syndromes suivants ont été signalés :

  • Fièvre éruptive : Vanuatu

  • Diarrhée : Îles Marshall, États Fédérés de Micronésie Syndrome grippal : Niue Fièvre prolongée : Vanuatu

Autres relevés :

Dengue

27 Feb 2017 description
report Government of Tonga

27th February 2017 - On Friday 24 February, the Hon. Siaosi Sovaleni; Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of MEIDECC officially launched the Tonga Climate Change Trust Fund at a ceremony held at Dr. Moultons Hall. The Hon. Siaosi Sovaleni remarked on the challenges climate change places on local communities, and that the operationalization of the Tonga Climate Change Trust Fund is designed specifically for assisting local communities in alleviating the effects of climate change.

24 Feb 2017 description

In late January, a joint SPREP and United Nations Development Programme mission spent a week in Tonga assisting the Government with the development of a draft proposal for the Green Climate Fund (GCF). The project will encompass adaptation options for Vava’u, Ha’apai and Tongatapu, focusing on coastal resilience options. The project is based on evidence of vulnerabilities and climate change impacts and considers an integrated approach to reduce and manage the impacts of climate change, the needs of the communities, and ecosystems functions and services.

23 Feb 2017 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:

· Acute Fever and Rash: Vanuatu

· Influenza-like illness: Niue

· Prolonged fever: Vanuatu

Other updates:

Dengue

· Solomon Islands: As of 12 February 2017 there have been 10,498 cases across all ten (10) provinces since August 2016. A total of 2,917 rapid diagnostic tests (Dengue duo Standard Diagnostics) have been conducted from Week 33, 2016 to Week 6, 2017 and 1,276 (44%) were positive either NS1 or IgM.

17 Feb 2017 description

Aucun syndrome n’a été signalé cette semaine.

Autres relevés :

Dengue

· Îles Salomon : Entre le mois d’août 2016 et le 5 février 2017, 10 095 cas ont été déclarés dans l’ensemble des dix provinces du pays. Au total, 2 721 tests de diagnostic rapide ont été réalisés (diagnostic rapide classique Dengue Duo) entre la semaine 33 de 2016 et la semaine 5 de 2017, dont 1 178 (43 %) se sont révélés positifs (NS1 ou IgM).

16 Feb 2017 description

There are no syndromes flagged this week.

Other updates:

Dengue

· Solomon Islands: As of 5 February 2017 there have been 10,095 cases across all ten (10) provinces since August 2016. A total of 2,721 rapid diagnostic tests (Dengue duo Standard Diagnostics) have been conducted from Week 33, 2016 to Week 5, 2017 and 1178 (43%) were positive either NS1 or IgM.

16 Feb 2017 description
report Government of Tonga

16th February, 2017 The Meteorology Department and the National Emergency Management Office (NEMO) under the Ministry of MEIDECC conducted a tsunami drill in collaboration with line ministries and stakeholders yesterday 15th February, 2017.

Tonga joined the rest of the Pacific Rim Countries yesterday in testing its tsunami warning and response procedures during the PACWAVE17 tsunami exercise.

15 Feb 2017 description

Les syndromes suivants ont été signalés :


· Maladies diarrhéiques : États fédérés de Micronésie

· Fièvre prolongée : Niue


Autres relevés :


Dengue

13 Feb 2017 description

UNDP and Deltares Sign Cooperative Agreement to Improve Implementation of Climate Change Adaptation Initiatives

February 13, 2017 - Adaptation to climate change doesn’t always require infrastructure-centric solutions. Solutions need to be context specific and fit for purpose, and inclusion of the physical and ecological system as part of the solution will increase sustainability and adaptive capacity of interventions under a changing climate.

13 Feb 2017 description

Countries bordering on the Pacific Ocean will test their capacity to handle a major tsunami in an exercise from 15 to 17 February, held to identify possible shortcomings in the Pacific Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System, established under the auspices of UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC).

13 Feb 2017 description

Heavy rains continue to fall across the South Pacific, as islands from Papua New Guinea to Samoa experience simultaneous flooding in a "first time" event.

Heavy rains continue to fall across the South Pacific, causing flooding from Papua New Guinea's east to Samoa.

Parts of the Samoan capital, Apia, have flooded, with authorities advising families living near rivers to move to higher ground.

Mata'afa Keni Lese from the Samoa Observer says it is unusual to see flooding simultaneously across so many parts of the Pacific.

09 Feb 2017 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:

· Diarrhoea: Federated States of Micronesia

· Prolonged fever: Niue

Other updates:

Dengue

· Solomon Islands: As of 29 January 2017 there have been 9,699 cases across all ten (10) provinces since August 2016. A total of 2,566 rapid diagnostic tests (Dengue duo Standard Diagnostics) have been conducted from Week 33, 2016 to Week 4, 2017 and 1109 (43%) were positive either NS1 or IgM.

08 Feb 2017 description

February 7, 2017 – Working in close collaboration, the Government of Tonga, the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), technical experts at research institutions such as Deltares and MWH Global, the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) and UNDP technical experts are supporting the creation of a new climate change adaptation project for Tonga that is expected to be brought before the Green Climate Fund for board approval this June.

08 Feb 2017 description
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Screenshot of the interactive content as of 08 Feb 2017.

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.

08 Feb 2017 description
report Government of Tonga

January Climate Summary

  • Rainfall deficit from the end of 2016 continued in January throughout the country. Limited rainfall caused dry conditions throughout the country and the temperature was warmer than average.

  • Highest maximum day time temperature was 33.3°C recorded on the 23rd in Fua'amotu

  • The lowest night time minimum temperature was 17.7°C recorded on the 1st in Fua'amotu.

  • November, December, January rain summary:

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.