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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

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

Parts of low lying areas in Samoa's capital, Apia, were flooded this morning with Vaisigano River has topped its banks dumping debris and logs on the city's waterfront.

Read more on Radio New Zealand International

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.

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
report World Bank

Driving from the airport into the city of Apia, the capital of Samoa, is a great introduction to the country. Villages line the road with gardens filled with colorful flowers and palm trees. Hugging the northwest coastline, the road sometimes comes as close as five meters from the shoreline, giving passengers truly spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean.

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.

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.

20 Jan 2017 description

KEY UPDATES

  • 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

18 Jan 2017 description
report UN Women

As the Pacific braces itself for another cyclone season, UN Women is leading efforts to ensure that women and girls are at the centre of disaster preparedness, response and recovery work.

Date: 17 January 2017

12 Jan 2017 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:

· Influenza-like illness: Kiribati, Vanuatu · Diarrhoea: Samoa

Other updates:

Dengue

· Solomon Islands: As of 1 January 2017, there have been 8,007 suspected cases (dengue serotype-2). There is a reduction in the weekly number of cases reported in December which is likely due to fewer sentinel sites reporting.

06 Jan 2017 description

A three-year project to reduce Pacific nations’ vulnerability to the effects of climate change has just wrapped up after being successfully implemented in eight Pacific countries.

The FINPAC project was funded by the Government of Finland and coordinated through the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC).

05 Jan 2017 description

KEY UPDATES

 Countries and territories reporting mosquito-borne Zika virus infections for the first time in the past week:

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 week:

o None

 Countries and territories reporting Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) cases associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past week:

o None

05 Jan 2017 description
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Screenshot of the interactive content as of 05 Jan 2017.

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.

29 Dec 2016 description

KEY UPDATES

  • Countries and territories reporting mosquito-borne Zika virus infections for the first time in the past week:
    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 week:
    None

  • Countries and territories reporting Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) cases associated with Zika virus infection for the first time in the past week:
    Saint Martin

29 Dec 2016 description
report Government of Samoa

By Nanai Laveitiga Tuiletufuga

A complete opposite to his predecessor, Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull outlined a new additional support package from his government to manage climate change and improve resilience in the Pacific.