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14 Nov 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

87,382
Burundian refugees in Rwanda
(UNHCR, 18 September 2017)

55,275
Burundian refugees hosted at Mahama refugee camp
(UNHCR, 18 September 2017)

46%
of the refugees hosted are children

Highlights

  • The total number of Burundian refugees in Rwanda has increased to 87,382. Mahama Camp is hosting 55,275 of these refugees.

14 Nov 2017 description

Fait saillant

  • 6 millions de dollars du Fonds humanitaire pour des projets d’urgence au Sud-Kivu et au Maniema

Aperçu de la situation

14 Nov 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

More than 106,005 cholera / AWD cases and 1639 deaths (Case Fatality Rate: 1.5%) have been reported in 12 of 21 countries of Eastern and Southern Africa Region (ESAR) since the beginning of 2017. These countries include; Angola, Burundi, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda,
Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Of the countries reporting,
Somalia accounts for 74% of the total cases reported in 2017, followed by South Sudan at 16%.

13 Nov 2017 description

Overview

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 46 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:

Plague in Madagascar

Marburg virus disease in Uganda

Cholera in Tanzania

Cholera in north-east Nigeria

Necrotizing cellulitis/fasciitis in São Tomé and Príncipe

Humanitarian crisis in South Sudan.

13 Nov 2017 description

568.8 M required for 2017 including special situations
215.6 M contributions received, representing 38% of requirements
353.2 M overall funding gap for Uganda

All figures are displayed in USD

12 Nov 2017 description

Key messages

  • The benchmark US wheat price declined in October mostly because of higher supply prospects while maize quotations firmed due to rain-induced harvest delays. International rice prices strengthened in October, mainly reflecting seasonally tight Japonica and fragrant supplies.

11 Nov 2017 description

Deyr rains performed poorly in October in southern Somalia, with increases in early November

KEY MESSAGES

  • The onset of the Deyr (October to December) season was significantly delayed over parts of southern and central Somalia by 20-30 days. Rainfall totals in October were less than 50 percent of average, following by increases in rainfall during the first 10 days of November. Seasonal performance has been better in neighboring areas Ethiopia, where rainfall has been average to above average.

11 Nov 2017 description

La Croix-Rouge du Burundi vient de terminer les travaux de réhabilitation d'un réseau d'adduction d'eau potable en commune Muhanga de la province de Kayanza. Long de 22, 400 km, le réseau Makaba-Mugobora, a été remis en état grâce au financement du Gouvernement japonais. Basé au Rwanda, l'Ambassadeur du Japon au Burundi a dû se déplacer pour procéder, le 09 novembre 2017, à la remise officielle de cette adduction, aux côtés de l'autorité de la Croix-Rouge du Burundi.