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16 Jan 2017 description

Faits saillants :

  • Nouvelle épidémie de rougeole à Poli ;

  • Riposte à l’épidémie de Mora en préparation;

  • Poursuite de la riposte aux cas de PVS de Borno au Nigéria ;

  • Les 10 Districts de santé du pays ayant enregistré les taux de décès maternels les plus élevés en 2016.

ÉPIDÉMIES ENREGISTRÉES DANS LE PAYS

EPIDEMIES DE ROUGEOLE

Deux épidémies sont en cours dans les districts de santé (DS) de Mora (Extrême Nord) et Poli (Nord).

13 Jan 2017 description

Abstract

​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.

13 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

2016 was a year of challenges and upheaval across the globe. The ongoing migration and refugee crisis has uprooted nearly 50 million children worldwide, leaving them vulnerable to violence and exploitation. Conflict and natural hazards continue to take a toll on children, with nearly 1 in 4 living in areas affected by crisis.

12 Jan 2017 description

A mass vaccination campaign to protect more than 4 million children (4 766 214) against a measles outbreak in conflict-affected states in north-eastern Nigeria is planned to start this week.

The two-week campaign, which starts on 13 January, will target all children aged from 6 months to 10 years in accessible areas in Borno, Yobe and Adamawa States.

12 Jan 2017 description
10 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • 159,819 children under 5 with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) have been admitted to therapeutic feeding programmes, with a recovery rate of 86 per cent.

  • In 2016, 4.2 million people were reached with primary health care services through UNICEF-supported Government-run health centres and clinics in both IDP camps and affected communities.

09 Jan 2017 description

SITUATION OVERVIEW

Humanitarian needs increased over 2016 as people, particularly in recently accessible areas, face a growing food and nutrition crisis. Response operations for the Food Security Sector has increased substantially with plans to reach 1 million people in the three most affected states in North East Nigeria with food interventions in the month of December alone. With 77 per cent of the IDPs living among host communities, response efforts will also focus on people living in host communities - both IDPs and the community itself.

07 Jan 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Despite incidents reported in Kaiga-Kindjiria area, the security situation remains relatively calm in the Lake region. A decrease in incidents has coincided with the surrender of elements associated with armed groups in recent weeks.

  • Results from the most recent national SMART survey indicate an 11.2% prevalence of global acute malnutrition (GAM). 153,738 children with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) have been admitted and treated in nutritional units so far in 2016, reaching 79% of the annual target.

03 Jan 2017 description

La stratégie de réponse cible 1,2 million de personnes – soit 41% des 2,9 millions de personnes dans le besoin – avec pour priorités de sauver des vies et de répondre aux besoins aigus et chroniques des populations les plus vulnérables. Elle couvre 4 régions prioritaires (Adamaoua, Est, Extrême-Nord et Nord) et nécessite 310 millions USD afin de répondre aux besoins les plus urgents.

03 Jan 2017 description

The response plan targets 1.2 million people – 41 per cent of the 2.9 million people in need - with the priorities of saving lives and addressing the acute and chronic needs of the most vulnerable populations. Covering four priority regions (Adamawa, East, Far North and North), the plan requires US$310 million to respond to the most urgent needs

03 Jan 2017 description

PRÉFACE PAR LE COORDONNATEUR HUMANITAIRE

Pour la quatrième année consécutive, le Cameroun lance son Plan de Réponse Humanitaire pour les personnes vulnérables en raison des conflits, de l’insécurité alimentaire, de la malnutrition, des catastrophes naturelles et des épidémies. Depuis 2014, les besoins humanitaires s’intensifient dans les quatre régions prioritaires et surtout à l’Extrême-Nord du pays.

30 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • 15 security incidents were registered in Diffa in November, including two attacks by ex-Boko Haram on health centers (N’Garwa Koura and N’Galewa, where one worker was killed), and one attack on Wor (15 km South-East of Guagam) where three people were killed. The attacks caused a movement of around 1,200 households towards 3 spontaneous sites.

  • 2016 RRM/NFI support (UNICEF/IRC) was provided to 5,999 households. 1,610 households were assisted with NFI kits in Karkarwa in November.

30 Dec 2016 description

Abstract

​The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals about active public health threats. This issue covers the period 25-31 December 2016 and includes updates on polio, influenza A(H7N9) in China and Zika virus.

28 Dec 2016 description
  • In 2016 to date, 35 children have been paralyzed due to wild poliovirus, fewer than in any preceding year. However, eradication requires reaching zero. Poliovirus survives in a limited number of places, with decreasing genetic diversity; the eradication programme continues to intensify its efforts to reach every child.

27 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • 153,936 children under 5 with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) have been admitted to therapeutic feeding programmes with a recovery rate of 86 per cent.

  • In 2016, so far, 4.06 million people have been reached with primary health care services through UNICEF-supported, Government-run health centres and clinics in both IDP camps and affected communities.

25 Dec 2016 description

Funding requirements

Health sector funding requirements for 2017
US$ 93.8 million (health partners including WHO)

WHO funding requirements for 2017
US $37,170,501

Beneficiaries targeted by health partners in 2017
Health partners will target 5.9 million people in 2017. These include: 4.2 million people in host communities;
1.7 million internally displaced people (IDPs); 54% of the targeted population are female and 59% are children.

Background

24 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

NEW YORK, 13 December 2016 – “The violent conflict in northeast Nigeria has left children severely malnourished and at risk of death.

“In the three worst-affected states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa, farming has been disrupted and crops destroyed, food reserves depleted and often pillaged, and livestock killed or abandoned.

“In Borno, where the fighting has been most brutal, 75 per cent of the water and sanitation infrastructure and 30 per cent of all health facilities have been either destroyed, looted or damaged.

22 Dec 2016 description

Ce rapport a été produit par OCHA en collaboration avec les partenaires humanitaires et concerne les vagues de déplacements internes depuis le 21 juillet 2015. Il est publié par OCHA Tchad et couvre la période du 1 er au 30 novembre 2016. Le prochain rapport sera publié vers le 10 janvier 2017.

Faits saillants

  • La situation sécuritaire est restée calme en novembre, aucun incident n’ayant été rapporté.

  • L’accès humanitaire est limité dans certaines zones par la montée des eaux du lac.

21 Dec 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

• 140,475 children under 5 with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) have been admitted to therapeutic feeding programmes with a recovery rate of 86 per cent.

• In 2016, so far, 3.9 million people have been reached with primary health care services through UNICEF-supported, Government-run health centres and clinics in both IDP camps and affected communities.