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Guinea + 6 others
Ebola: Sub-regional Snapshot - Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal, Mali, Guinea-Bissau (19 April 2014)

REGIONAL OVERVIEW

Guinea and Liberia are the two countries where the Ebola virus has been detected. As of today, 125 people have died as a consequence of the virus (112 in Guinea and 13 in Liberia). In Sierra Leone and Cote d'Ivoire there have been some suspected cases that are under investigation. Adults are more at risks of Ebola, especially those who have be in close contact with infected individuals, such as health workers.

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ZonG and UNICEF join hands to defeat Polio in Pakistan

Islamabad, 16 April 2014: As the number of polio cases in Pakistan reached 49 so far this year more partners come forward to protect the children and rid Pakistan and the world of the menace of the this debilitating disease.

To create an enabling environment for polio eradication in Pakistan, ZonG and UNICEF signed today a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on strengthening the use of mobile phone messages to ensure more children are vaccinated during the polio campaign.

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UNICEF South Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report #18, 14 April 2014

Highlights

 Over 3.7 million people in the country, including almost 740,000 children under five, are at high risk of food insecurity. Malnutrition rates are also on the rise, with partners estimating that the lives of as many as 50,000 children could be at risk unless nutrition programmes are urgently funded and scaled up.

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Chad + 4 others
Central African Republic Regional Response Plan January - December 2014

This regional inter-agency appeal aims at mobilizing the emergency response for the influx of refugees from the Central African Republic (CAR) since December 2013 to the Republics of Cameroon and Chad, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Republic of Congo (RoC).
Immediate priorities to support the preservation of lives include the provision of food, individual and family protection, health and nutrition, water and sanitation and shelter.

International Organization for Migration:

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Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) Consolidated Cluster Briefs, 11 April 2014

OVERVIEW

The Camp Coordination and Camp Management Cluster tracks and monitors displacement flows in all displacement sites in order to define caseloads, identify vulnerable groups, monitor and coordinate service provision in camps and advocate durable solutions for internally displaced people (IDPs).

International Organization for Migration:

Copyright © IOM. All rights reserved.

UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs:

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

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Cameroon + 2 others
UNICEF Cameroon Humanitarian Situation Report, March 31, 2014

Highlights

UNICEF continues to be engaged in providing humanitarian response in four regions of Cameroon – Far North, North, Adamoua and East – which have been facing recurring emergencies such as increased food insecurity after the dry season, widespread epidemics like Cholera and Meningitis, and floods), and the continued influx of refugees from CAR and Nigeria.

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Guinea + 6 others
La diffusion d’informations vitales permet de ralentir la propagation du virus Ebola en Afrique de l'Ouest

DAKAR, Sénégal, le 10 avril 2014 - Avec les Ministères de la santé et d'autres partenaires dans sept pays d'Afrique de l'Ouest, l'UNICEF utilise tout un arsenal de communication (textos SMS via téléphones mobiles, émissions de radio, programmes de télévision et campagnes de porte-à-porte) pour diffuser des informations d’importance critique en vue d’enrayer la propagation du virus Ebola, un virus souvent mortel.

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Uganda + 1 other
Uganda Humanitarian Situation Report, 7 April 2014

Uganda has registered more than 96,000 South Sudanese refugees, just shy of the contingency planning figure of 100,000. Only 18% of the required funding has been received.

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Guinea + 6 others
Life-saving information helps reduce spread of Ebola across West Africa

DAKAR, Senegal, 10 April 2014 – Together with Ministries of Health and other partners across seven countries in West Africa, UNICEF is using text messaging through mobile phones, radio shows, TV programmes and door-to-door campaigns to disseminate life-saving information in an effort to contain the often-fatal Ebola virus.

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Guinea + 6 others
Ebola: Sub-regional Snapshot - Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Côte d’Ivoire, Senegal, Mali, Guinea-Bissau (9 April 2014)

REGIONAL OVERVIEW

The Ebola virus has been detected and confirmed in Guinea and Liberia. So far 111 deaths have been reported in these two countries (101 in Guinea and 10 in Liberia). There has been suspected cases in Sierra Leone and Mali; confirmation of these cases is ongoing.

Ebola primarily affects adults, and in particular, those who have sustained contact with other infected individuals, such as health workers.

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UNICEF Guinea: Humanitarian Situation Report, 4 April 2014

Highlights

  • From January to 4 April 2014, Guinea has recorded a total of 143 suspected cases of viral haemorrhagic fever with 86 deaths (including 36 community deaths) -- a case fatality rate of 60%.

  • To date, 65 samples were analyzed and 40 were found positive to Ebola virus. The epidemic affects mainly prefectures of Guéckédou,
    Macenta, Kissidougou, Dinguiraye, Dabola and Conakry and the ability for the disease to reach other areas remains significant.

  • Eighteen cases in Conakry, eleven confirmed Ebola, five dead.

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UNICEF-Liberia Ebola Outbreak: SitRep #12, 8 April 2014

Key Points

  • The total number of suspected, probable and confirmed Ebola cases stands at 21, five of which were confirmed and 10 of which resulted in death.

  • Foya District, Lofa County, remains the epicentre of the outbreak.

  • A two-person MSF team is due to arrive in Liberia tomorrow (9 April) to provide technical assistance to the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MoHSW).

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South Sudan + 1 other
UNICEF South Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report #17, 8 April 2014

UNICEF has developed a strategy to scale up nutrition interventions in the conflict affected states of Upper Nile, Jonglei and Unity, as well as Warrap and Northern Bahr el Ghazal.

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Ukraine Humanitarian Situation Report #6 - 5 April 2014

Highlights

  • The situation in South Ukraine and Crimea remains tense but quiet. Information about the military situation on the Eastern border of Ukraine is unclear with contradictory information.

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South Sudan + 1 other
UNICEF South Sudan Humanitarian Situation Report #16, 25 - 31 March 2014

Highlights

• Continued movement of people in and out of displacement sites and ongoing registration has increased the number of people internally displaced by over 100,000. It is estimated that there are currently 803,200 people displaced within the country and a further 254,600 have fled to Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan and Uganda.

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UNICEF-Liberia Ebola Outbreak: SitRep #8, 2 April 2014

Key Points

• The total number of suspected and confirmed Ebola cases reported in Liberia has risen to 14, and related deaths have risen to six

• The number of confirmed cases still stands at two, including one patient who died last week in Lofa County and one patient who is in isolation at a hospital in Margibi County

• Samples from the new suspected cases have been taken for testing in Guinea

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UNICEF-Liberia Ebola Outbreak: SitRep #7, 1 April 2014

Key Points

  • Since yesterday, no new suspected Ebola cases have been reported, leaving the total number of reported suspected cases at eight, including two confirmed cases, and the related death toll at four

  • The Deputy Minister of Health, who is also the Chief Medical Officer (CMO), led a team to Lofa County to assess the situation, while another Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MoHSW)-led team travelled to Margibi County to follow-up yesterday’s developments

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Central African Republic Situation Report- 28 March, 2014

Highlights

 The security situation remains tense in many parts of CAR, including particular hot spots in Bangui where Muslims continue to be under attack. There is also an increase in criminality in Bangui.

 296,000 mosquito nets have been distributed to 60,532 households living in IDP sites as part of the ongoing emergency response.

 As part of UNICEF’s outreach strategy, UNICEF has participated in three inter-agency assessment missions to Carnot, Moyen Sido, and Boda.