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27 Nov 2014 description

Ce jour mercredi 26 novembre 2014, la situation de la lutte contre la maladie à virus Ebola se présente comme suit :

  • sept (7) cas positifs : six (6) liés au patient guinéen et la fillette de Kayes ;
  • cinq (5) décès dont quatre (4) liés au patient guinéen ;
  • deux (2) cas confirmés sont en traitement dans un centre spécialisé ;
  • zéro (0) nouveau cas confirmé ce jour.

Le nombre de personnes-contacts comptabilisé par les services de santé, et mis sous surveillance, est de 288.

27 Nov 2014 description
report UN News Service

26 novembre 2014 – La Mission des Nations Unies pour l'action d'urgence contre Ebola (MINUAUCE) a annoncé mercredi l'ouverture d'un bureau au Mali pour soutenir les efforts nationaux de lutte contre le virus Ebola.

Le chef de la MINUAUCE, Anthony Banbury a indiqué que le gouvernement du Mali a pris des mesures pour faire face à Ebola à l'intérieur de ses frontières, et qu'il était important que les enseignements tirés d'autres pays dans la lutte contre la maladie sont appliquées pour assurer une intervention efficace.

26 Nov 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • On November 21, U.N. Secretary General (SYG) Ban Ki-moon requested that U.N. Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of the U.N. Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) Tony Banbury establish a U.N. support mission in Mali.

  • On November 21, USAID/OFDA-procured personal protective equipment (PPE) arrived in Monrovia, Liberia, with a second shipment in-transit and expected to arrive on November 28. Together, the two shipments contain approximately 107,000 PPE sets.

26 Nov 2014 description
  • In response to the outbreak of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus (cVDPV) in South Sudan, over 19,000 children were vaccinated last week in Bentiu Poc, where the two cases were reported. Outbreak response plans are in place to hold three rounds of supplementary immunization activities (SIAs) in high risk areas to stop transmission of the virus.

26 Nov 2014 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • There have been 15 935 reported cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD), with 5689 reported deaths.

  • 600 cases were reported in the three most-affected countries in the past week.

  • Case incidence is stable in Guinea, stable or declining in Liberia, but may still be increasing in Sierra Leone.

  • Uncertainties in data preclude firm conclusions about progress towards UNMEER goals.

26 Nov 2014 description

CAPE VERDE
1,000 PEOPLE EVACUATED AFTER VOLCANO ERUPTION
On Fogo Island, the Pico do Fogo volcano erupted on 23 November prompting the evacuation of approximately 1,000 people from the Cha das Caldeiras village. An emergency situation has been declared for the island of Fogo and neighboring island of Brava. The government has provided social housing to be used as shelters. The volcano last erupted in 1995 and a larger eruption occurred in 1951.

26 Nov 2014 description
report CARE

As efforts continue to contain the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa, CARE is escalating its response to help prevent the spread of the virus across borders into Cote d’Ivoire and Mali.

With new cases being reported in Mali, CARE is working with the government and other agencies to halt the spread of Ebola through education, awareness and hygiene promotion in vulnerable communities throughout the country. The goal is to increase awareness and knowledge of Ebola symptoms, how to report and seek treatment and to promote behavior that will prevent infection.

26 Nov 2014 description
report UN News Service

26 November 2014 – The newest outpost of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) became operational today, while a new head of its Guinea office was named and the World Health Organization reported that the number of cases had stabilized in Guinea, had stabilized or declined in Liberia but may still be on rise in Sierra Leone.

The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors, meanwhile, approved a $70 million project for Côte d’Ivoire to promote the West African country’s pro-active measures to prevent the spread of Ebola.

26 Nov 2014 description

Document Summary

UNDP works with a range of civil society organizations (CSOs) at regional and local levels in Africa to help lift people out of poverty, build resilient communities and promote human rights and thereby advance the millennium Development Goals. To achieve this, UNDP facilitates dialogue between governments and civil society to ensure civic participation in policy planning and reform and enhances partnerships with CSOs for development results.

26 Nov 2014 description
report Voice of America

Katarina Hoije
November 25, 2014 1:28 PM

BAMAKO—Human rights organizations have filed a complaint on behalf of 80 survivors of rape and sexual violence during the occupation of northern Mali.

More than 2,000 women and girls were subject to rape or forced marriages in 2012-2013 when Islamist extremists and separatist rebels took control of Gao and Timbuktu. This is the first independent attempt to bring justice for the victims.

26 Nov 2014 description

Ce jour mardi 25 novembre 2014, la situation de la lutte contre la maladie à virus Ebola se présente comme suit :

26 Nov 2014 description
report UN News Service

25 November 2014 – The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) said today that while Ebola response targets for December 1 in West Africa may be reached in many places, they may not be met in some areas, and confirmed two new cases in Mali amid ramped up efforts to reduce the likelihood that additional cases will be imported from neighbouring Guinea.

25 Nov 2014 description

A total of 15,351 confirmed, probable, and suspected cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) have been reported in six affected countries (Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Sierra Leone, Spain, and the United States of America) and two previously affected countries (Nigeria, Senegal) up to the end of 18 November 2014. There have been 5,459 reported deaths.

25 Nov 2014 description

La campagne agricole 2014-2015 a été caractérisée par une installation tardive. Malgré une meilleure répartition spatio-temporelle de la pluviométrie en août et Septembre, des déficits prononcés ont persisté dans la partie Ouest du Sahel (Cap vert, Mauritanie, Sénégal, Gambie et Guinée Bissau) et par endroits au Mali, au Niger et au Tchad. Dans ces zones, de nombreux cas de ressemis ont été signalés, et des cas d’abandons de parcelles notamment en Gambie et Guinée Bissau.

25 Nov 2014 description

Ebola situation assessment
25 November 2014

Mali’s Ministry of Health has confirmed an additional 2 new cases of Ebola virus disease. The first, confirmed on 22 November, occurred in the 23-year-old fiancée of the 25-year-old nurse who attended the Grand Imam from Guinea (the index case in this outbreak) and died of Ebola on 11 November.

The young woman developed symptoms on 19 November and, on 20 November, was hospitalized in isolation at Bamako’s Ebola treatment centre, a new facility which opened last week.

25 Nov 2014 description

Pakistan: Drought conditions in Sindh have affected nearly 1.7 million people; nearly 500 have died in Tharparkar, including 296 children. In FATA, the number of people displaced by the military’s operation Khyber One in the Tirah Valley has grown to 440,000 people, adding to 993,000 displaced by operations in North Waziristan.

Liberia: Two million children are thought to be affected by the consequences of the Ebola epidemic. High levels of unemployment are affecting income: 70% of households in a recent survey said they do not have enough money to afford food.

25 Nov 2014 description

For more information on the Ebola crisis in West Africa, visit the ACAPS Ebola Needs Analysis Project page.

Regional Outbreak

  • Reported Cases: The total cumulative number of reported cases across the region had reached 15,319, including 5,444 deaths (Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone each reported over 17–18 November) (WHO, 21/11/2014).