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23 Oct 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

GINEBRA/NUEVA YORK, 22 de octubre de 2019 – Millones de niños que viven en zonas afectadas por los conflictos y los desastres naturales están en peligro debido a la escasez de fondos necesarios para financiar los programas humanitarios esenciales para sus vidas, dijo hoy UNICEF.

23 Oct 2019 description

WASHINGTON – La Banque mondiale et le Fonds mondial ont signé un accord-cadre de co-financement visant à accélérer les efforts déployés par les pays pour en finir avec le VIH, la tuberculose et le paludisme et construire des systèmes pérennes pour la santé.

Cet accord-cadre énonce les grandes lignes d’une nouvelle façon d’aborder le financement conjoint par les deux organisations d’opérations de type investissement, ainsi que le financement en fonction des résultats.

23 Oct 2019 description
report UN News Service

A moins de 70 jours de la fin de l’année, le Fonds des Nations Unies pour l’enfance (UNICEF) n’a reçu qu’un peu plus de la moitié des 4 milliards de dollars de financement dont il a besoin en 2019 pour venir en aide aux enfants vulnérables.

23 Oct 2019 description

Key Figures

278,767: Total number of refugees and asylum-seekers living in Tanzania

205,720: Burundian population of concern

72,574: Congolese population of concern

76,100: Burundian refugees returned voluntarily since September 2017

Operational Highlights

23 Oct 2019 description

This rapid compilation of data analyses provides a ‘stock-take’ of social science and behavioural data related to the on-going outbreak of Ebola in North Kivu, South Kivu and Ituri provinces. Based on data gathered and analysed by organisations working in the Ebola response and in the region more broadly, it explores convergences and divergences between datasets and, when possible, differences by geographic area, demographic group, time period and other relevant variables. Data sources are listed at the end of the document.

22 Oct 2019 description

1. Situation update

In the past week, from 14 to 20 October, 21 new confirmed Ebola virus disease (EVD) cases were reported from five health zones in two affected provinces in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The incidence of new confirmed EVD cases remains substantial in parts of North Kivu and Ituri provinces – in particular in the Biakato Mine Health Area, Mandima Health, with the majority (76%) of newly confirmed cases linked to this health area.

22 Oct 2019 description

WASHINGTON – The World Bank and the Global Fund have signed a co-financing framework agreement to accelerate efforts by countries to end HIV, tuberculosis and malaria and build sustainable systems for health.

The framework agreement outlines a new approach for joint financing of investment-type operations between the two organizations, as well as results-based financing.

22 Oct 2019 description

In Numbers

694 mt of food assistance commodities distributed

US$ 989,900 cash-based transfers completed

US$ 10.5 m six months net funding requirements, representing 61 percent of total requirements for the next six months (October 2019-March 2020).

229,100 people assisted In September 2019

Operational Updates

22 Oct 2019 description

In Numbers

USD 31 million invested into the Tanzanian economy this year through WFP’s use of the country’s logistics services

USD 18 million six-month funding shortfall

241,000 refugees and asylum seekers in camps in Tanzania received WFP food assistance in September

Operational Updates

22 Oct 2019 description

Goma, DRC, 21 October 2019 - The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and its nine neighbouring countries today, during a meeting of ministers, senior health and immigration officials and partners in Goma, endorsed a joint framework to strengthen cross-border collaboration on preparedness and response to Ebola virus and other disease outbreaks.

22 Oct 2019 description

In the Ebola epidemiological zones in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, health care workers must stay alert, vigilant and careful. An Ebola infection could find them before they realize it is circulating within a patient who just came for treatment. Of the 162 health workers infected since the start of this tenth outbreak in August 2018, 65 died; 63%, or 102 of them, were nurses.

22 Oct 2019 description
report UN Children's Fund

$4 billion humanitarian appeal nearly 50 per cent unfunded heading into final quarter of 2019

NEW YORK, 22 October 2019 – Millions of children living in areas affected by conflict and disaster are at risk because of substantial shortages in funding for lifesaving humanitarian programmes, UNICEF said today.

21 Oct 2019 description

Overview

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 72 events in the region. This week’s main articles cover key new and ongoing events, including:

21 Oct 2019 description

L’Organisation mondiale de la Santé (OMS) salue l’annonce de l’Agence européenne des médicaments recommandant une mise sur le marché sous conditions du vaccin rVSV-ZEBOV-GP, dont l’efficacité est démontrée en termes de protection contre le virus Ebola.

21 Oct 2019 description

La réunion du Comité d’urgence convoquée par le Directeur général de l’OMS au titre du Règlement sanitaire international (RSI) (2005) pour examiner la flambée actuelle de maladie à virus Ebola (MVE) en République démocratique du Congo a eu lieu le vendredi 18 octobre 2019, de 12 heures à 16 heures 00, heure de Genève (HEC).

Compte rendu de la réunion

Les membres et les conseillers du Comité d’urgence se sont réunis par téléconférence.

21 Oct 2019 description

WEEKLY OVERVIEW

DTM
● DTM continues to operate 24 FMPs at the borders with DRC, Uganda and CAR, of which six run in cooperation with DTM
Uganda on the Ugandan side of the border.

WASH ● Conducted a 2 day EVD Orientation Training for 29 Community Leaders and Key informants from the areas of Attende, Gimunu, Marakonye and Koya in Yei town ● Conducted community engagement meetings among communities in Kerwa, Pure, Khorijho, Kaya and Salia Musala ● Completed Round 3 IPC/WASH Assessment for Kaya PHCC and Kerwa