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22 Feb 2017 description

SITUACIÓN: El 27 de enero, se detectó una invasión de langostas en el municipio de Cabezas del departamento de Santa Cruz; la plaga se ha extendido a cinco municipios y persiste una amenaza de expansión a otras zonas del departamento; a la fecha el Servicio Nacional de Sanidad Agropecuaria e Inocuidad Alimentaria (SENASAG) estima que se ha controlado el 70% de la plaga con el uso del 66 % de los fondos asignados por el Gobierno Nacional.

  • 5 Municipios afectados

  • 300 Familias Afectadas

  • 2,2 mil ha. Área agrícola dañada

22 Feb 2017 description

L’épidémie a été déclarée dans le district sanitaire d'Am-Timan qui connait une flambée du virus de l'hépatite E (VHE), depuis septembre 2016

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21 Feb 2017 description

KEY DRIVERS OF THE CRISIS

Recurring natural disasters such as droughts and floods, combined with the volatility of markets, pushed many households and communities into chronic vulnerability.

Conflict in northern Nigeria and CAR has led to an influx of refugees in Cameroon and caused internal displacements. In addition, increasing insecurity in the Far North Region and along the border of CAR hampers humanitarian access.

Poor coverage of sanitation and access to clean water remain the main causes of malnutrition and water-borne diseases.

20 Feb 2017 description

PHILIPPINES

As of 19 February, over 30,700 people remain displaced in northeastern Mindanao (Caraga region) by flooding triggered by a series of weather systems since 8 January. At least 2,100 people are in 18 shelters, while most are staying with relatives and friends. Local authorities and NGOs, with support from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) are providing food and other relief items.