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24 Aug 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

The effects of the storm that hit the Sahrawi refugee camp of Laayoun on 15 August combined with the return of high temperature, resulted in more of the damaged mud houses and other infrastructure to collapse. This increased the number of houses damaged and of people affected by the emergency.

24 Aug 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Pendant les premières heures de la campagne de vaccination de masse contre la fièvre jaune à Kinshasa, les queues deviennent de plus en plus longues au centre médical Pierre Focon basé à Kimbanseke, zone sanitaire dans la banlieue Est de Kinshasa. Cette campagne de vaccination massive, la première dans son genre, vise plus de 10 millions de personnes à Kinshasa et les provinces avoisinantes de l’Angola.

Anicet, de l’incompréhension à la prévention

24 Aug 2016 description

On 21 August 2016, UNAMID Police in Central Sector donated blood to the Maternity Unit at the Zalingei Teaching Hospital, Central Darfur. The blood donation is an UNAMID Police initiative to support the local community and to save lives, particularly during surgical operations and child birth.

24 Aug 2016 description

HIGHLIGHTS

 2,700 people have fled to Uganda over the past two days, 1,386 on Monday and 1,314 on Sunday.

 Oraba continues to be the main border crossing point, and is now receiving nearly twice as many new arrivals on a daily basis than Elegu. This reflects the fact that most people arriving in Uganda in recent days are fleeing from Central Equatoria.

24 Aug 2016 description

Una buena nutrición durante el embarazo y los primeros 2 años de vida es crítica. Este período, conocido también como la “ventana de oportunidad de los 1.000 días”, es esencial para prevenir la desnutrición crónica y sus secuelas. Este estudio analiza el patrón alimentario, consumo y dieta de las embarazadas, madres lactantes y menores de 2 años para conocer las “brechas”, proponer acciones para “cerrarlas” y apoyar a las autoridades a reducir la desnutrición crónica, que afecta al 46.5% de la niñez guatemalteca.

24 Aug 2016 description

Crisis Overview

Some 250,000 Syrian refugees are registered in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KR-I), most having fled armed conflict in Syria in 2012 and 2014 (UNHCR 03/08/2016; UNHCR 30/06/2016). 90% are Syrian Kurds (FMR 09/2014). In 2014 and 2015, Iraqi IDPs fleeing Islamic State (IS) increased the population of KR-I by more than 30% in just two years (JIPS 04/2016; IOM 03/2016; IOM 22/06/2016) As of early August, KR-I hosts 955,200 IDPs, 28% of the total displaced in Iraq (UNHCR 03/08/2016; IOM 22/07/2016; IOM 02/07/2016).

24 Aug 2016 description
report ACT Alliance

Appeal Target: US$ 3'554'015

Balance Requested: US$ 2'991'388

Geneva, 24 August 2016 Dear Colleagues,

24 Aug 2016 description

CAMEROON

SUICIDE ATTACK KILLS THREE IN MORA

On 21 August, a suicide bombing in Mora, in the Far North region, killed three people and left 27 seriously injured. The town hosts more than 20,000 IDPs and serves as a hub for humanitarian activities in the Far North. Mora also is central for cross border operations to Banki, in Nigeria. Following the attack, humanitarian activities in and around Mora were temporarily suspended.

CHAD

MULTIPLE ATTACKS IN LAC REGION

24 Aug 2016 description

CAMEROUN

UNE ATTAQUE SUICIDE TUE TROIS PERSONNES À MORA

Le 21 août, un attentat suicide à Mora, dans la région de l'Extrême-Nord a tué trois personnes et blessé gravement 27 personnes. La ville accueille plus de 20 000 personnes déplacées et sert de plaque tournante pour les activités humanitaires dans l'Extrême-Nord. Mora est également au centre des opérations transfrontalières vers Banki, au Nigeria. Après l'attaque, les activités humanitaires dans et autour de Mora ont été temporairement suspendus.

TCHAD

24 Aug 2016 description

Description of the disaster

A massive earthquake of 7.5 magnitude struck North West Pakistan on 26 October 2015, leaving at least 280 people dead and injuring over 1,773 people. The quake was also felt in the neighbouring countries of the region. The epicentre of the earthquake was in neighbouring Afghanistan in a remote part of Hindu Kush range at a depth of 212 kilometre.

24 Aug 2016 description
  1. Rivers Flow Situation Reported by Flood Forecasting Division. Annex A.
  2. Past Meteorological Situation and Future Forecast by PMD. Annex B.
  3. Dam Levels
  4. Significant Events. Nothing to report.
  5. Road Situation (NHA and Respective Provinces). All roads across the Country are clear for all types of traffic.
  6. Railway Situation. Nothing to Report.
  7. Preliminary Losses / Damages Reported.
24 Aug 2016 description

This report has been prepared under the auspices of the Federal Disaster Risk Management Technical Working Group, co-chaired by the National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC) and OCHA with participation of Sector Co-Chairs (Government Line Ministries and Cluster Coordinators). It covers the period from 1 June to 30 June 2016.

Highlights

24 Aug 2016 description
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Update on the Dengue situation in the Western Pacific Region

Northern Hemisphere

China

As of 31 July 2016, there were 237 cases of dengue reported in China in 2016. This number is lower than the number of cases reported in the same period of the previous four years (2012-2015).

Malaysia

24 Aug 2016 description

After the emergency relief aid to the survivors of Typhoon Nepartak in Taiwan, Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation continuously cooperates with Tzu Chi Hospital to provide free medical care for them.

24 Aug 2016 description
report ACT Alliance

Geneva, 23 August 2016

1 Brief description of the emergency and impact

24 Aug 2016 description
report Human Rights Watch

RENAMO Attacks Deprive Thousands of Health Care

(Johannesburg) – Armed men linked to Mozambique’s main opposition party, the Mozambique National Resistance (RENAMO), have raided at least two hospitals and two health clinics over the past month. The attacks on the medical facilities, which involved looting medicine and supplies and destroying medical equipment, threaten access to health care for tens of thousands of people in remote areas of the country.

24 Aug 2016 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights:

  • On 12 August, the Government of Ethiopia launched the revision of the joint Government and partners’ Humanitarian Requirements Document (HRD). The revised HRD estimates that 9.7 million people in Ethiopia will be in need of emergency food assistance until the end of the year. This is a decrease from the 10.2 million people estimated at the beginning of the year. Similarly, the estimated number of children that require treatment for severe acute malnutrition (SAM) in 2016 decreased from 458,000 to 420,000.

24 Aug 2016 description

The tenth meeting of the Emergency Committee under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR) regarding the international spread of poliovirus was convened via teleconference by the WHO Director-General on 11 August 2016.

The Emergency Committee reviewed the data on wild poliovirus (WPV1) and circulating vaccine­derived polioviruses (cVDPV).