2,742 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
26 Dec 2014 description
report AlterPresse

P-au-P, 26 déc. 2014 [AlterPresse] --- Le Ministère de la santé publique et de la population (Mspp) fait état d’un recul de l’épidémie du choléra pour le mois de décembre en comparaison au mois de novembre 2014.

Du 1er au 23 décembre, 1, 797 personnes ont été infectées dont 17 décès, informe le docteur Donald François, coordonnateur national de la lutte contre le choléra au Mspp, dans un entretien accordé à l’agence en ligne AlterPresse.

16 Dec 2014 description

Snapshot 10–16 December

Iraq: 700,000 IDPs, mostly in Dahuk and Anbar governorates, are living in shelters that are not adapted for winter temperatures. 945,000 IDPs are in dire need of kerosene for heating.

Afghanistan: Kabul has been hit by at least 12 suicide attacks since early November, with more attacks also carried out elsewhere, fuelling concerns about the protection of civilians.

03 Dec 2014 description

Resumen de la situación del cólera en la Región de las Américas

Cuba, no se han confirmado nuevos casos desde la semana epidemiológica (SE) 38 del 2014.

03 Dec 2014 description

Cholera in the Americas - Situation summary

In Cuba, no new cases have been confirmed since epidemiological week (EW) 38 of 2014.

In the Dominican Republic, at the end of November of 2014 (EW 48) there were 112 suspected cholera cases identified, including two deaths, in the province of San Juan and 8 suspected cases in the province of Azua. Previously, no cholera cases had been registered in either province during 2014. Samples were taken and laboratory results are pending.

02 Dec 2014 description

Niger: 10,000 refugees arrived in Diffa region from Damasack, Nigeria. Most were fleeing forced recruitment by Boko Haram, and some unaccompanied children were reported. More than 105,000 people have arrived from Nigeria since May 2013, and the rate is increasing. The newly displaced are in a critical situation, and Diffa faces serious gaps in service provision.

29 Nov 2014 description

The cholera epidemic in Haiti has affected an unacceptable number of people with around 712,330 suspected cholera cases, and an estimated 8,655 cholera related de aths recorded by the Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) from October 2010 th rough October 2014. De spite a significant reduction in the incidence of cholera, Haiti continues to host the largest cholera epidemic in the Western Hemisphere .

26 Nov 2014 description

L'épidémie de choléra en Haïti a touché un nombre inacceptable de personnes avec près de 712 330 cas suspects, et une estimation de 8 655 décès enregistrés par le Ministère de la Santé Publique et de la Population (MSPP), d’octobre 2010 au 31 octobre 2014. Du 1er janvier au 31 octobre 2014, 14 869 cas suspects et 132 décès ont été enregistrés par le MSPP.

26 Nov 2014 description

The cholera epidemic in Haiti has affected an unacceptable number of people with around 712,330 suspected cholera cases, and an estimated 8,655 cholera related deaths recorded by the Ministry of Public Health and Population (MSPP) from October 2010 to 31 October 2014. From January to 31 October 2014, 14,869 suspected cases and 132 fatalities have been recorded by the MSPP.

26 Nov 2014 description

From January through August of 2014, 69 Haitians died from cholera and some 8,628 fell ill, a 76 percent drop from the previous year, the United Nations reported.

25 Nov 2014 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • La mobilisation de toutes les ressources disponibles dans la lutte contre l’épidémie de choléra se poursuit pendant la saison des pluies.

  • 20 localités dans le département du Centre bénéficient d’un programme d’eau potable et d’assainissement dans le cadre de la lutte contre le choléra.

  • La journée du lavage des mains, une occasion d’attirer l’attention sur la sensibilisation et sur la prévention des maladies liées à l’eau.

24 Nov 2014 description

November 24, 2014

More than 2,000 people with symptoms of cholera have required emergency hospitalization since mid-October in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Even though the majority of the Haitian population remains exposed to cholera due to a lack of access to clean drinking water and latrines, capacity to treat those affected by the disease is still inadequate. In response, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has rapidly reinforced its cholera response, making close to 320 beds available.

17 Nov 2014 description
report AlterPresse

P-au-P, 17 nov. 2014 [AlterPresse] --- L’organisme humanitaire Médecins sans frontières (Msf) observe une nouvelle flambée de l’épidémie du choléra dans la capitale haïtienne Port-au-Prince et ses environs, au cours d’un entretien téléphonique accordé à AlterPresse.

« Il y a une recrudescence depuis 1 à 2 mois, notamment sur Port-au-Prince », déclare le chef de Mission, Olivier Schulz.

« Nous avons plus de patients que prévu », explique le chargé de Mission qui estime que l’actuelle capacité d’accueil de Msf est dépassée.

14 Nov 2014 description

Port-au-Prince (CICR) – Le Comité international de la Croix Rouge (CICR), en étroite collaboration avec les autorités haïtiennes, notamment le ministère de la Justice, vient de lancer une campagne de vaccination pour freiner la propagation du choléra dans les prisons du pays.

14 Nov 2014 description
Technical Annex- Version 1

The activities proposed hereafter are still subject to the adoption of the financing decision ECHO/WWD/ BUD/2015/01000

AMOUNT: EUR 20 600 000

1. CONTEXT

14 Nov 2014 description
report UN News Service

13 November 2014 – The top United Nations coordinator for cholera response in Haiti says support for initiatives to combat the disease has been “disappointing,” noting that while it may be possible to eliminate cholera in about a decade, at the current rate of funding, it would take more than 40 years to do the job.

13 Nov 2014 description
report JEN

«The poorest county in the Western Hemisphere » ―people often refer to Haiti with this phrase, and unfortunately this is true. In fact, Human Development Indicator (HDI) shows that Haiti ranks 168th out of 187 countries in the world (*1). In addition, Haiti is one of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), which means that Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the world. The country has been confronting a lot of challenges in the sector of water and sanitation, education, infrastructure, and health among others.

12 Nov 2014 description

Haïti - En réponse aux graves inondations qui ont touché le nord d’Haïti la semaine dernière, provoquant la mort de cinq personnes et en en déplaçant 6000 autres, l’OIM a distribué quatre camions d’aide non alimentaire aux familles victimes au nord et au nord-est du pays, en soutien à la Direction de la protection civile (DPC).

11 Nov 2014 description
file preview
English version
file preview
French version

SITUATION OVERVIEW

The September 2014 Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) shows that 85,432 individuals remain in 123 IDP sites. From July until September, 4,907 households benefited from rental subsidies and were relocated.

07 Nov 2014 description

Resumen de la situación del cólera en la Región de las Américas

06 Nov 2014 description
report AlterPresse

P-au-P, 6 nov. 2014 [AlterPresse] --- Le gouvernement annonce avoir débloqué trente quatre millions de gourdes (US $ 1.00 = 47.00 gourdes ; 1 euro= 65.00 gourdes aujourd’hui) pour répondre aux besoins des centaines de familles, sinistrées lors des inondations survenues dans le département du Nord (Cap-Haïtien) ces derniers jours.