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11 Nov 2019 description

Current major event

OCV campaign Sudan

In response to the current cholera outbreak in Sudan, the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) of Sudan conducted a reactive vaccination campaign using Oral Cholera Vaccine (OCV) that targeted 1.65 million people (1 year and older) from 8 affected localities of Blue Nile and Sennar states.
The first round of the campaign was conducted from 12 to 16 October 2019 through the partnership with the WHO, UNICEF, GAVI, MSF and other national and international agencies.

11 Nov 2019 description

In 2019 As of 31 August

6,023 Submissions Target

3,262 UNHCR Submissions

2,531 Departed

39% Survivors of Violence and/or Torture

12% Women and Girls at-risk

9% Legal and/or Physical Protection Needs

Resettlement Achievements from 2012 to 2019

 In 2018, largest resettlement submissions ever achieved out of Uganda

 Continuous achievement of annual submission targets

 In 2019, seven resettlement countries accepted to receive refugees from Uganda

05 Nov 2019 description

The second publication of the annual Mixed Migration Review by the Mixed Migration Centre offers updates on global mixed migration trends and policy events while examining future trends and expectations in a wide range of sectors and their impact on mixed migration. The Keeping track and Managing flows sections respectively set out the year’s key mixed migration trends across the globe and summarise selected policy and legislative developments.

02 Nov 2019 description

Overview

The UK has the presidency in November. It has chosen to hold an open debate on reconciliation which appears to be a follow-up to an open debate held during its last presidency in August 2018, on mediation, in which reconciliation featured in the discussion.

There will be the regular briefings and consultations on the Syria political and humanitarian situation. The OPCW will brief the Council in a private meeting on the use of chemical weapons in the country.

Other meetings on the Middle East include:

31 Oct 2019 description

Key findings:

  • Eritrea, Syria, and Yemen are the countries with the most critical access constraints.

  • More than 20 countries are facing high or very high access constraints.

  • Bangladesh, Cameroon, Mali, Niger, and Sudan are the countries where access has deteriorated the most since our last access report released in May 2019.

  • Physical constraints and restriction of access to services are the most common access challenges.

Introduction

30 Oct 2019 description

AUTHOR
Jacob D. Kurtzer
PROJECT DIRECTOR
Kimberly Flowers
TASK FORCE CO-CHAIRS
Senator Cory Booker & Senator Todd Young
A REPORT OF THE CSIS HUMANITARIAN AGENDA

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

27 Oct 2019 description

Current major event

Rift Valley fever Sudan

The Federal Ministry of Health, Republic of Sudan has recently declared an outbreak of human Rift Valley Fever (RVF) in Red Sea State that started from September 24, 2019. Cases are now also being reported from River Nile and Khartoum states. A total 213 suspected cases, as well as six associated deaths have been reported till October 25, 2019. The outbreak has been laboratory-confirmed with 26 samples out of 29 collected testing positive for RVF.

Editorial note

26 Oct 2019 description

Current major event

Dengue fever Sudan

The Federal Ministry of Health, Republic of Sudan has recently declared an outbreak of dengue fever in Kassala State that started from August 8, 2019. Between August 8 and October 13, 2019, a total 142 cases of suspected dengue fever with one associated death was reported from two states; Kassala and North Darfur. The outbreak has been laboratoryconfirmed with 31 samples out of 77 collected testing positive for dengue.

Editorial note

24 Oct 2019 description
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General Assembly
Official Records
Seventy-fourth Session
Supplement No. 12

I. Introduction

22 Oct 2019 description

Sarah Rose

Summary

Global development is increasingly intertwined with state fragility. Poverty is becoming concentrated in fragile states, and conflict, violent extremism, and environmental stresses can both stem from and be exacerbated by fragility. As a result, many donors—including the United States—are rethinking how their engagement can better help countries address the underlying causes of fragility, build peace and stability, and cope with complex risks.

22 Oct 2019 description
report Insecurity Insight

Africa

Burkina Faso

General: Across Burkina Faso, jihadist violence continued to deprive half a million IDPs of access to health care. Source: AFP

Democratic Republic of the Congo

17 Oct 2019 description

The Early Warning Early Action (EWEA) Report on Food Security and Agriculture is produced by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). It provides a quarterly forward-looking analysis of major disaster risks to food security and agriculture, specifically highlighting:

  • potential new emergencies resulting from imminent disaster threats

  • new developments in countries already affected by protracted crises which are likely to cause a f further deterioration of food insecurity

17 Oct 2019 description

This Quarterly Mixed Migration Update (QMMU) covers the East Africa and Yemen region (EAY). The core countries of focus for this region are Ethiopia, Eritrea, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan and Yemen. Depending on the quarterly trends and migration-related updates, more attention may be given to any of the countries over the rest.