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18 Jul 2019 description
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Highlights

Almost half of the countries in Eastern and Southern Africa region (ESAR) have been affected by cholera outbreaks since the beginning of 2019. More than 12,102 cholera / AWD cases including 51 deaths have been reported in 10 countries in the region, with an average Case Fatality Rate of 0.4%, since the beginning of 2019. These countries include; Angola, Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Somalia, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Mozambique accounts for 58.1% (7,034) of the total case load reported this year, followed by Kenya at 23% (2,789).

11 Jun 2019 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• As part of World Vaccination month, 4,244 children (6months-14years) were vaccinated against measles through the RRMP mechanism

• During the month of April, 46,275 persons were provided with essential household items, and shelter materials

• Ebola outbreak: as of 14 April 2019, 1,264 total cases of Ebola, 1,198 confirmed cases and 748 deaths linked to Ebola have been recorded in the provinces of North Kivu and Ituri.

SITUATION IN NUMBERS

03 Jun 2019 description
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Highlights

Almost half of the countries in Eastern and Southern Africa region (ESAR) have been affected by cholera outbreaks since the beginning of 2019. More than 11,434 cholera / AWD cases including 48 deaths have been reported in 10 countries in the region, with an average Case Fatality Rate of 0.4%, since the beginning of 2019. These countries include; Angola, Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Somalia, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Mozambique accounts for 61.4% (7,015) of the total case load reported this year, followed by Kenya at 22.7% (2,601).

24 May 2019 description
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Highlights

  • The ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to threaten neighbouring countries including Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Zambia. UNICEF continues to play a key role in the UN wide Ebola prevention and preparedness response, reaching more than 65,000 people with key Ebola messages and EVD prevention supplies.

15 May 2019 description
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Highlights

• Executive Director (ED) Henrietta Fore visited the Democratic Republic of the Congo to see first-hand the extent of the ongoing humanitarian crisis.
UNICEF’s ED and Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Mark Lowcock, highlighted the urgent need of funds to meet the needs of children, families, and vulnerable communities.
The two officials visited a women’s care center in Goma, displacement camps in Bunia, and Ebola treatment facilities in Beni and Butembo.

06 May 2019 description
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Interventions education au Kwango a Feshi dans le territoire de Feshi

CONTEXTE ET SITUATION HUMANITAIRE

03 May 2019 description

Introduction

Education provides us with knowledge about the world and the skills that are needed to have an impact. It can also lay the foundation for a strong society. Indeed, a good quality human resource capacity is considered a critical part of a nation. There are different social benefits of education such as greater civic engagement, better employment opportunities and access to networks.

Lóvua context

02 May 2019 description
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Highlights

• UNICEF’s response to the North Kivu and Ituri Ebola outbreak can be found on a biweekly basis in the Ebola specific situation reports: https://www.unicef.org/appeals/drc_sitreps.html

• There has been a 336 per cent increase of suspected measles cases since January (from 6,839 to 29,820 cases). The number of deaths has risen from 71 in January to 583 by the end of February. Response preparations under the Expanded Immunization Programme have been initiated.

02 May 2019 description
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Highlights

Almost half of the countries in Eastern and Southern Africa region (ESAR) have been affected by cholera outbreaks since the beginning of 2019. More than 9,494 cholera / AWD cases including 34 deaths have been reported in 10 countries in the region, with an average Case Fatality Rate of 0.4%, since the beginning of 2019. These countries include; Angola, Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Somalia, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Mozambique accounts for 67.2% (6,382) of the total case load reported this year, followed by Kenya at 18.3% (1,735).

29 Apr 2019 description
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Highlights

  • The drought in Angola continues to be exacerbated by below average and erratic rainfall, and inadequate humanitarian response to address urgent needs.

  • Between January and March, UNICEF screened 43,578 children for malnutrition in Lunda Norte, Huila, Cunene, Bie and Namibe. A total of 2,500 children under five with SAM were admitted for therapeutic feeding treatment in Lunda Norte, Huila, Cunene, Bie and Namibe.

16 Apr 2019 description
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Highlights

Almost half of the countries in Eastern and Southern Africa region (ESAR) have been affected by cholera outbreaks since the beginning of 2019. More than 8,258 cholera / AWD cases including 29 deaths have been reported in 10 countries in the region, with an average Case Fatality Rate of 0.4%, since the beginning of 2019. These countries include; Angola, Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Somalia, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Mozambique accounts for 69.5% (5,656) of the total case load reported this year, followed by Kenya at 16.3% (1,350).

01 Apr 2019 description
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Highlights

Approximately 3,385 cholera / AWD cases including 19 deaths have been reported in 10 out of the 21 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa Region (ESAR); with an average Case Fatality Rate of 0.6%, since the beginning of 2019. These countries include; Angola, Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Somalia, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Kenya accounts for 35.4 % (1,198) of the total case load reported this year, followed by Mozambique at 31% (1,048).

21 Mar 2019 description
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Highlights

More than 1,810 cholera / AWD cases including 14 deaths have been reported in 8 out of the 21 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa Region (ESAR); with an average Case Fatality Rate of 0.8%, since the beginning of 2019. These countries include; Angola, Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Somalia, Uganda and Zimbabwe. Kenya accounts for 49.2 % (890) of the total case load reported this year, followed by Somalia at 31.4% (569). Highest Case Fatality Rates (CFR) in 2019 have been recorded in Uganda (5.7%) and Zimbabwe (5.1%).

18 Mar 2019 description
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Highlights

More than 1,810 cholera / AWD cases including 14 deaths have been reported in 8 out of the 21 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa Region (ESAR); with an average Case Fatality Rate of 0.8%, since the beginning of 2019. These countries include; Angola, Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania, Somalia, Uganda and Zimbabwe. Kenya accounts for 49.2 % (890) of the total case load reported this year, followed by Somalia at 31.4% (569). Highest Case Fatality Rates (CFR) in 2019 have been recorded in Uganda (5.7%) and Zimbabwe (5.1%).

14 Mar 2019 description
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Highlights

• UNICEF’s response to the North Kivu and Ituri Ebola outbreak can be found on a biweekly basis in the Ebola specific situation reports: https://www.unicef.org/appeals/drc_sitreps.html

• Kasai and Kwango: hundreds of Congolese nationals continue to return to DRC from Angola on a daily basis.

• Voluntary surrender of more than 500 militia members in Kasai and Kasai provinces, among those 60 children, after the announcement of the final presidential election results.

13 Mar 2019 description
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La situation humanitaire au Kasaï reste précaire suite à l'afflux récent de familles congolaises de retour d'Angola

KINSHASA, le 12 mars 2019 – L'UNICEF estime que 260 000 enfants de la région du Kasaï en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC) souffrent de malnutrition aiguë sévère et ont besoin de soins vitaux. Des milliers d'enfants du Kasaï qui ont fui avec leur famille vers les provinces voisines du Kwilu et du Kwango souffrent également de malnutrition.