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25 Apr 2017 description
report Logistics Cluster

Monday, 24 April, 2017 - 17:00

When Cyclone Enawo struck north eastern Madagascar on the morning of March 7, travelling at 200 to 300 km per hour, the country and its people were prepared and a number of measures were put in place to limit losses.

However, the wind damages and the widespread flooding left behind by the cyclone severely affected the livelihood of the people of the north-east.

25 Apr 2017 description

KEY UPDATES:

  • Civilian casualties and major attacks are increasing in many parts of Afghanistan; a devastating attack on the Sardar Mohammad Daud Khan Hospital in central Kabul on 8 March claimed dozens of lives

  • Three more health facilities were forced to close in the southern region due to conflict in March; around 1700 families were displaced

  • Flash floods in Herat province killed four people and affected 352 families. Further 795 families were internally displaced in western provinces due to conflict

25 Apr 2017 description

Cash-related activities have been identified within the 4W matrix and displayed in the map in terms of number of organizations implementing cash-related activities as part of their humanitarian programs. At June 2016 six cash-related activities are implemented (cash for work, cash for training, cash for food, conditional cash grants, condiional cash for work, small business support grant) by three clusters (Community Restoration, Shelter and Food Security)

25 Apr 2017 description

El Equipo Local de Coordinación de Córdoba (ELC), es un espacio de coordinación inter-agencialestratégica, conformado por 24 organizaciones internacionales y nacionales, que promueve el intercambio de información, análisis y toma de decisiones, frente a los vacíos y necesidades humanitarias, iniciativas de desarrollo y de construcción de paz de la región, evitando duplicidades, facilitando sinergias con la institucionalidad, con un enfoque de acción sin daño, y promoviendo acciones de impacto en la respuesta complementaria al Estado.

24 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • Bridge crossings at Qayyarah and Nimrud were closed for much of the week due to flooding along the Tigris River, disrupting humanitarian operations.

  • This week, some aid services were also impacted by the temporary suspension of UN missions to western Mosul for four days due to security threats. This temporary suspension was lifted on 22 April.

24 Apr 2017 description

Overview of the Nutrition Situation as of 31 March 2017

24 Apr 2017 description

A massive outbreak of acute watery diarrhoea is sweeping through Doolo zone, in Ethiopia’s Somali region, exacerbated by one of the worst droughts in 30 years. In response, teams from Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) are working alongside Ethiopian health authorities to bring the outbreak under control, while warning that more external funding and resources are urgently needed to stop the disease from spreading further.

24 Apr 2017 description

(2nd draft)
Consultation Workshop
Alrasheed Hotel- Baghdad, 19 & 20 December 2015

Prepared by Prof. Mounir Abou Assali In cooperation with the Positive Discipline National Technical Working Group

Executive Summary

24 Apr 2017 description

April 24, 2017 – WHO Representative for Somalia Dr Ghulam Popal and Somalia’s Minister of Health and Social Services H.E. Dr Fawziya Abikar conducted a visit to Baidoa, along with national, regional and local health officials, to assess the cholera situation and outbreak response in South West State. The high-level mission aimed to demonstrate the commitment of WHO and the Ministry of Health to outbreak and drought response activities in the state, and included visits to cholera treatment centres (CTCs) in Baidoa and Bayhow hospitals.

24 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • The Government through the Ministry of primary and basic education, in partnership with WFP Benin country office has organized the second edition of the African Schools Meals Day.

  • The third and last food deliveries for the 2016/17 school year started on 10 march 2017 for three weeks. WFP provided school meals to 101,297 children for 21 days instead of 55.

Operational Updates

24 Apr 2017 description

Highlights

  • A total of 2,984 AWD/ cholera cases and 34 deaths (CFR– 1.1%) were reported during week 15 (10 – 16 April 2017) in 50 districts in 13 regions. Of these, 175 cases were reported from Iidale village(in-accessible) district Baidoa in Bay region, which represents 5.9% of the total cases.

  • There is a slight decrease in the number of new AWD/ cholera cases and deaths reported – 2984 cases/ 34 deaths were recorded in week 15 compared to 3128 cases/ 32 deaths in week 14.