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Sri Lanka donates medical examination gloves to Ebola-stricken countries

Sri Lanka today donated one million medical examination gloves to West African countries affected by the Ebola outbreak as its contribution to the global appeal, ‘Road Map for Ebola’ by World Health Organization (WHO).

The consignment of gloves worth Rs. 5 million will be distributed among medical workers in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa made a symbolic hand over of the gloves to WHO's Country Representative Dr. Firdosi Rustom Mehta at Temple Trees this evening.

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Handing-over ceremony of contribution from the Government of Malaysia to Ebola affected countries

In response to the rapid outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in several African countries, the Government of Malaysia in collaboration with the Malaysian private sector will contribute medical rubber gloves to the affected countries. Yang Amat Berhormat Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Tun Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia is scheduled to hand over the consignment of 20.9 million medical rubber gloves in 11 containers at a ceremony on Monday, 15 September 2014, at the Prime Minister’s Office in Putrajaya.

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Central African Republic: Refugee Situation UNHCR Regional Update 31, 30 August - 5 September 2014

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HIGHLIGHT

  • On 29 August, UNHCR participated in a mission organized by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) in the Central African Republic (CAR), Mr. Babacar Gaye, to Bambari. The aim of the mission was to assess the security situation in the town, meet with various concerned parties such as local authorities, international forces and the UN agencies operating in the area.

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Humanitarian Bulletin West and Central Africa Special Ebola Issue: August /September 2014

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  • There are presently 3,685 cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in West Africa- quadruple the figure reported at the beginning of July.

  • WHO are expecting a cumulative total of 20,000 Ebola cases before the epidemic ends.

  • Senegal reports first Ebola case. Outbreak in DRC in August is of a different strain.

  • Newly appointed UN Ebola Response Coordinator, Dr. David Nabarro visits West Africa and defines priorities.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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CERF funding helps provide mosquito nets in CAR

Since January 2014, the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) has allocated US$11 million to humanitarian partners for life-saving relief in Central African Republic (CAR). In its most recent intervention, which has been partially funded by CERF, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) distributed more than half a million mosquito bed nets that will protect thousands of vulnerable people from malaria after the heavy August rains.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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CERF response to Ebola outbreak, as of 8 September 2014

Allocations to-date (since April 2014)

  • To-date, humanitarian partners received US$7.58 million from CERF to respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa: Guinea ($2.73 million), Liberia ($1.91), Nigeria ($1.46) and Sierra Leone ($1.50 million).

  • Additional requests have been received (Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Democratic Republic of Congo).

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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WHO and Health Sector: Mid‐year funding status for 2014 Strategic Response Plans and other appeals, August 2014 

WHO African Region
Thirteen of the 25 strategic response plans and consolidated appeals come from countries in the African region. Six of these 13 appeals have not yet received funding in 2014. 

WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region
There are nine appeals from countries in the Eastern Mediterranean Region in 2014. Six of the appeals in this region have a funding gap over 65%.

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Update on the Ebola virus disease in DRC, No. 7 - 3 September 2014

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  • Number of confirmed cases: 58 (+5) o Laboratory-confirmed cases: 13 o Probable cases: 22 (+3) o Suspected cases: 23 (+2)

  • Number of deaths: 31 (53.44% mortality rate), including 6 health professionals. The increase from 13 to 31 deaths can be explained by including people who had died before the outbreak of the epidemics was announced on 24 August 2014.

  • Number of ill health professionals: 9

  • Number of hospitaized people (in isolation): 12 o Lokolia: 8 o Watshikengo: 3 o HGR Boende: 1

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Point d’information sur la maladie a virus Ebola dans l’Equateur (RDC) No. 7 - 3 septembre 2014

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  • Nombre de cas enregistrés : 58 (+5) o Confirmés au laboratoire : 13 o Probables : 22 (+3) o Suspects : 23 (+2)

  • Nombre de décès : 31 (53,44% de létalité), dont 6 agents sanitaires. Le passage de 13 à 31 décès s’explique par l’ajout des personnes décédées avant l’annonce de l’épidémie le 24 août 2014.

  • Nombre de personnel de santé malade : 9

  • Nombre de personnes hospitalisées (en isolement) : 12 o Lokolia : 8 o Watshikengo : 3 o HGR Boende : 1

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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Kinshasa : inauguration d’un centre pilote de démonstration des techniques agricoles

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Radio Okapi

Le centre pilote de démonstration des techniques agricoles, situé dans le domaine agro-industriel présidentiel de la N’sele dans la périphérie Est de Kinshasa, a été inauguré jeudi 4 septembre. Il a pour mission de contribuer à l’amélioration de la productivité et l’industrialisation de l’agriculture congolaise. Ce centre a été construit pendant 18 mois sur financement du gouvernement chinois à environ 6,6 millions de dollars américains.

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CERF response to Ebola outbreak, as of 3 September 2014

Allocations to-date (since April 2014)

• To-date, partners received $6.13 million from CERF to respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa: Guinea ($2.73 million), Liberia ($1.91 and Sierra Leone ($1.5 million).

• Additional requests have been received (Guinea, Nigeria, DRC) or are expected in the coming days (Sierra Leone and Liberia).

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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Democratic Republic of Congo Common Humanitarian Fund Annual Report 2013

The DRC Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) in 2013 The Common Humanitarian Fund in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, commonly known as the Pooled Fund, (hereafter referred to as the CHF), continues to be an integral element of the humanitarian financing mechanism. During 2013 total contributions to the CHF, including USD 28 million in carryover from the previous year represented 13% of contributions received in response to the Humanitarian Action Plan for the same year.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

To learn more about OCHA's activities, please visit http://unocha.org/.

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De nouveaux bureaux pour l’Inspection provinciale de l’agriculture au Kasai Oriental

« L'appui du gouvernement belge au secteur agricole se fait sentir notamment par le nombre de plus en plus croissant de jeunes qui s'intéressent à ce secteur clé du développement ; nous enregistrons chaque année un nombre important de nouveaux engagés, des jeunes agronomes et vétérinaires. »

Ces propos sont de Donatien Mbiya, Inspecteur Provincial à l'Agriculture, Pêche et Elevage (IPAPEL) au Kasai Oriental, à l'occasion de l'emménagement officiel de son service dans les nouveaux bureaux construits sur financement de la Coopération belge.

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Au Maniema, la réhabilitation des pistes change positivement la vie des populations

Dans la province du Maniema, le Programme de réhabilitation et d'entretien des pistes au Congo (PREPICO 3) a réhabilité à ce jour 510 km de pistes rurales. Une étude d'impact socioéconomique et environnemental a été menée au premier semestre de l'année 2014 par une structure dénommée ACEMS. L'étude révèle, chiffres à l'appui, les effets très positifs de ces réhabilitations.

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Central African Republic: Refugee Situation UNHCR Regional Update 29, 16-22 August 2014

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  • Mahamat Kamoun officially took office on 14 August. The PM intends to form a broadly based government, which will revitalise the political process and achieve the implementation of the cease-fire signed in Brazzaville in late July. During the week, a delegation of political leaders went to Brazzaville in order to engage in further discussions with the Congolese president and acting mediator for the Central African crisis.

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Congolese Medical Team Arrives In Liberia, Pledges To Work With Liberia Medical Professionals In Fighting Ebola

A five man medical team from the Democratic Republic of Congo has arrived in Liberia with a pledge to help Liberia in its fight against the deadly Ebola Virus Disease. The five man team headed by Professor Doctor Muyembe Fafum Jean Jacques, Coordinator of the Ebola Control Team in DR. Congo arrived in the country on Friday, August 22, 2014 on board Delta Airlines.