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18 Sep 2018 description

CE QU’IL FAUT SAVOIR SUR LA MVE EN RDC

a. Dixième épidémie de la maladie à virus Ebola (MVE) notifiée par le Ministère national de la santé le 1er août 2018

b. Communication du Ministère de la santé sur l’épidémie conformément au règlement sanitaire international

c. Elaboration d’un plan de riposte national à l’épidémie 48H après la notification de l’épidémie

18 Sep 2018 description
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SITUATION IN NUMBER

142 total reported cases (MoH, 16 September 2018)

111 confirmed cases (MoH, 16 September 2018)

97 deaths recorded (MoH, 15 September 2018)

2,173 contacts under surveillance (MoH, 16 September 2018)

UNICEF Ebola Response Appeal US$ 7.624M

Highlights

17 Sep 2018 description

Background & Methodology

Due to its proximity to three major humanitarian emergencies in South Sudan, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), its progressive refugee hosting and settlement policies, and the ease of border crossings, Uganda has received a large number of refugees over the past 3 years.

17 Sep 2018 description

Background & Methodology

Due to its proximity to three major humanitarian emergencies in South Sudan, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), its progressive refugee hosting and settlement policies, and the ease of border crossings, Uganda has received a large number of refugees over the past 3 years.

17 Sep 2018 description

Background & Methodology

Due to its proximity to three major humanitarian emergencies in South Sudan, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), its progressive refugee hosting and settlement policies, and the ease of border crossings, Uganda has received a large number of refugees over the past 3 years.

17 Sep 2018 description

Background & Methodology

Due to its proximity to three major humanitarian emergencies in South Sudan, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), its progressive refugee hosting and settlement policies, and the ease of border crossings, Uganda has received a large number of refugees over the past 3 years.

17 Sep 2018 description

Background & Methodology

Due to its proximity to three major humanitarian emergencies in South Sudan, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), its progressive refugee hosting and settlement policies, and the ease of border crossings, Uganda has received a large number of refugees over the past 3 years.

17 Sep 2018 description
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Faits saillants

5 septembre, un cas confirmé a été identifié dans la zone de santé de Masereka, province du Nord-Kivu.

Un centre de coordination a été mis en place dans la zone de santé de Butembo, avec le psychosocial et les communications déjà en place. L’UNICEF a déployé du personnel C4D, WASH et psychosocial pour soutenir les interventions de l’UNICEF dans la zone de santé de Butembo et la zone de santé de Masereka.

Au 8 septembre, les vaccinations ont commencé dans la zone de santé de Masereka et Butembo, en plus des zones de santé précédemment affectées.

17 Sep 2018 description
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KINSHASA/DAKAR/NEW YORK/GENEVE, 14 septembre 2018 – L’UNICEF ouvre un nouveau front dans sa lutte contre Ebola pour aider des milliers de personnes, dont les enfants, à risque dans la ville de Butembo, à l’Est de la République Démocratique du Congo (RDC), après l’annonce par le Gouvernement de deux nouveaux cas confirmes d’Ebola dans cette ville.

17 Sep 2018 description

148,600+ Refugees and IDPs received material support across South Sudan in August 2018.

8,000+ Children early childhood development activities across South Sudan in August 2018.

3,000+ Tree seedlings distributed to refugees and host community across South Sudan in August 2018.

Working with Partners in 2018

  • UNHCR works closely with the Government of South Sudan to deliver assistance and protection services to refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs).

17 Sep 2018 description

During the month of August 2018, 9,458 persons from South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Burundi and other countries, arrived in Uganda—the majority from DRC. The humanitarian situation remains unpredictable in South Sudan, DRC and Burundi.

Refugees from South Sudan continue to report fleeing primarily out of fear of being killed by fighters from either side of the conflict inside the country, while those from DRC report interethnic clashes.

Burundians indicate several reasons for leaving their country including insecurity and family reunification.

15 Sep 2018 description

Posted by Alma Golden on Friday, September 14th 2018

With confirmation of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s 10th outbreak of the Ebola virus in North Kivu and Ituri provinces, health officials have focused on border screening as a method to identify travelers who could pose a danger to local communities.

14 Sep 2018 description
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KINSHASA/DAKAR/NEW YORK/GENEVA, 14 September 2018 – UNICEF is opening a new Ebola-response front in the Democratic Republic of Congo to provide support to thousands of people, including children, at risk in the city of Butembo, following the Government’s recent confirmation of two new Ebola cases.

14 Sep 2018 description

This revised Emergency Appeal seeks a total of some 2.4 million Swiss francs, increased from 1.9 million Swiss francs, to enable the IFRC to support the Uganda National Red Cross Society to deliver assistance and support for 18,000 people for 12 months in shelter, health, WATSAN and Protection, Gender and Inclusion (PGI).

In June 2018, a shelter assessment was conducted with support from the Luxembourg Red Cross, with the objective to:

14 Sep 2018 description

FUNDING REQUIRED $25.33B

FUNDING RECEIVED $10.19B

UNMET REQUIREMENTS $15.14B

COVERAGE 40.2%

PEOPLE IN NEED 133.8M

PEOPLE TO RECEIVE AID 97.4M

COUNTRIES AFFECTED 41

13 Sep 2018 description
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Highlights

  • Following the Ebola Virus Disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on 1 August, UNICEF and partners are supporting the Government with preparedness efforts that include community mobilization, psychosocial support as well as water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions in eight districts bordering the DRC.