Countries and territories reporting mosquito-borne Zika virus infections for the first time in the past two weeks: o Angola
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
Countries and territories reporting Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) cases associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past two weeks: o None
This 11-page report highlights some of the World Health Organization (WHO)'s key activities between February and November 2016 to prevent, detect, and respond to the Zika virus and its complications. It points to priority areas for funding through December 2017, including investment in research and development to foster a better understanding of Zika virus epidemiology, and how to prevent and treat the adverse health outcomes associated with Zika virus infection.
ĐỒNG THÁP – The Đồng Tháp Province People’s Committee has approved a project to control flooding and regulate freshwater in Đồng Tháp Mười (Plain of Reeds).
The work, to cost VNĐ664billion (US$30 million), will be funded by official development assistance, public money and private investors.
It will be undertaken in the districts of Hồng Ngự, Tam Nông and Thanh Bình and Hồng Ngự Town, and completed by 2022.
It will mitigate the impacts of climate change and natural mishaps, safeguarding local livelihoods.
Tropical Depression ONE formed over the north-western Pacific Ocean on 7 January and moved over Mindanao and Visayas islands (Philippines), then dissipated over South China Sea. On 15 January, it formed again over the southern South China Sea and started moving west.
Over the next 24 hours, it is forecast to reach the southern areas of Mekong Delta region as a Tropical Depression.
On 16 - 18 January, heavy rain and strong winds may affect the southern areas of Vietnam, southern Cambodia and southern Thailand.
520,000 # of children affected out of
2,000,000 # of people affected
600,000 # hectares of damaged crops
1,750,000 # people with lost incomes
52 (18 most affected) # provinces affected out of 64
Government-One UN Joint Emergency Response Plan 2016
UNICEF funds received:
The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue covers the period 8-14 January 2016 and includes updates on Legionnaires' disease, Zika virus and seasonal influenza.
The Lessons Learned Portal Project is a recommendation by participants of the February 2015 Expert Forum in Antalya, Turkey, a gathering of more than 90 participants that focused on “Lessons Learned about Lessons Learned about Hydro-meteorological Disaster Risk Reduction in a Changing Climate.”
HCM CITY — The HCM City Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has called on all related agencies to check the high-tide controlling culvert system is in good shape to prevent unexpected occurrences during Tết (the Lunar New Year).
It comes after the valves of two culverts in District 12, in Thạnh Xuân Ward’s Cán Dù and Thạnh Lộc Ward’s Cả Bốn, broke on Monday evening and many houses were flooded to a depth of 30-40cm.
The flooding badly affected 50 households in Thạnh Xuân and 30 in Thạnh Lộc in addition to many small traders in Ngã Tư Ga Market.
HÀ NỘI — The Chinese Red Cross Society has donated US$100,000 through the Việt Nam Red Cross Society (VNRC) to help flood victims in the central region of Việt Nam.
Chinese Ambassador to Việt Nam Hong Xiao Yong handed over the donation to VNRC President Nguyễn Thị Xuân Thu at a ceremony on Friday in Hà Nội.
Thu praised the support of the Chinese government and its people, adding that she believed co-operation between the two societies would further develop to a higher level, especially in emergency aid, disaster prevention and rehabilitation programmes.
By Jonatan A. Lassa and Margareth Sembiring
Countries and territories reporting mosquito-borne Zika virus infections for the first time in the past week:
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 week:
Countries and territories reporting Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) cases associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past week:
A. Situation analysis
Description of the disaster
This website allows you to explore how different scenarios of global greenhouse gas emissions and adaptation to climate change could change the geography of food insecurity in developing and least-developed countries. By altering the levels of future global greenhouse gas emissions and/or the levels of adaptation, you can see how vulnerability to food insecurity changes over time, and compare and contrast these different future scenarios with each other and the present day.
Immigration Detention And Community Statistics Summary
At 30 November 2016, there were 1414 people in immigration detention facilities, including 1158 in immigration detention on the mainland and 256 in immigration detention on Christmas Island.
A further 560 people were living in the community after being approved for a residence determination and 26,186 were living in the community after grant of a Bridging Visa E.
Update on the Dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region
As of 31 December 2016, there were 2098 cases of dengue reported in China in 2016. This number is lower than that reported during the same period in 2015.
On this edition:
- ASEAN supports Pidie Jaya EQ relief efforts
- How to respond during earthquake
- Story from the ground, as told by an ASEAN-ERAT Members from Malaysia
2017 Requirements: US$6,106,400