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23 Feb 2009 description

General Context

The cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe continues to be of high concern for the humanitarian community. A high level UN Humanitarian mission is now in the country to assess and discuss the problem with the national authorities on the way forward to tackle the disease. The joint military operations (DRC and Rwanda) are still on-going in eastern DRC. Security situation in CAR is still a major concern.

Countries Situations

Acute Crises

- CAR: Security situation in the North is worsening.

23 Feb 2009 description

Contexte général

L'épidémie de choléra au Zimbabwe continue d'être une grande préoccupation pour la communauté humanitaire. Une mission humanitaire des NU de haut niveau est actuellement dans le pays pour évaluer la situation et discuter du problème avec les autorités nationales afin de contrer la maladie. Les opérations militaires conjointes (RDC et Rwanda) continuent dans l'est de la RDC.

16 Feb 2009 description

General Context

The joint military operations (DRC and Rwanda) are still on-going with 65% achievement according to the government of DRC. Security situation in CAR is of major concern. Cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe not yet controlled but the situation of neighboring countries seems under control.

Countries Situations

Acute Crises

- Angola: The cholera outbreak is still ongoing. In week 6, a total of 47 cases with 1 death were reported. As of February 13th, 320 cases and 2 deaths were notified. Four provinces are affected*. WHO is supporting the MoH for the response.

16 Feb 2009 description

Contexte général

Les opérations militaires conjointes (RDC et Rwanda) continuent toujours avec 65% de réalisation selon le gouvernement de la RDC. La situation sécuritaire en RCA est très préoccupante. L'épidémie de choléra au Zimbabwe n'est pas encore contrôlée mais la situation dans les pays voisins semble sous contrôle.

Situation dans les pays

Crises aiguës

- Angola: L'épidémie de choléra continue. A la semaine 6, au total 47 cas et 1 décès ont été notifiés. Au 13 février, 320 cas et 2 décès ont été notifiés. Quatre provinces sont touchées.

09 Feb 2009 description

Contexte général

Les opérations militaires conjointes (RDC et Rwanda) continuent. L'épidémie de choléra au Zimbabwe demeure une grosse préoccupation pour la communauté humanitaire. Les clusters santé et WASH ont revu le dernier scénario et ont fait appel la semaine dernière à une mobilisation générale pour combattre la maladie.

Situation dans les pays

Crises aiguës

- Angola: L'épidémie de choléra continue. Au 1er fév 2009 ; 273 cas et 1 décès ont été notifiés. 3 provinces sont touchées.

09 Feb 2009 description

General Context

The joint military operations (DRC and Rwanda) are still on-going. Cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe is still of big concern for the humanitarian community. The Health and WASH clusters have revised the latest scenario and appealed last week for global mobilization to fight the killing disease.

Countries Situations

Acute Crises

- Angola: The cholera outbreak is still ongoing. As of February 1st, 273 cases and 1 death were notified. Three provinces are affected.

02 Feb 2009 description

Contexte général

Poursuite des opérations militaires conjointes (RDC et Rwanda) pour pacifier l'est de la RDC. L'épidémie de choléra au Zimbabwe a atteint le pire scénario. L'OMS a lancé un appel pour une mobilisation globale afin de combattre la maladie.

02 Feb 2009 description

General Context

On-going joint military operations (DRC and Rwanda) to bring peace in eastern DRC. Cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe has reached the worst case scenario, WHO is appealing for global mobilization to fight the killing disease. WHO continues to support information sharing from affected countries, coordination through the cluster approach, identifying and filling gaps and appealing for resources to support health actions in emergencies in the African Region.

Countries Situations

Acute Crises

- Angola: The cholera outbreak is still ongoing.

26 Jan 2009 description

Contexte général

Un vent d'espoir de paix dans l'est de la RDC. Les préoccupations majeures demeurent la propagation du choléra en Afrique Australe et l'approche de la saison méningitique de même que le problème récurrent de l'insécurité alimentaire. L'OMS continue son appui pour le partage d'information sur les pays touchés, la coordination à travers l'approche cluster de même que l'identification et le comblement des lacunes.

Situation dans les pays

Crises aiguës

Angola: L'épidémie de choléra continue.

26 Jan 2009 description

General Context

A wind of hope for peace in eastern DRC. Major concerns include the wide spread cholera outbreaks in southern Africa and the approaching meningitis season and looming food insecurity issues. WHO continues to support information sharing from affected countries, coordination through the cluster approach and identifying and filling gaps.

Countries Situations

Acute Crises

Angola: The cholera outbreak is still ongoing. A large number of cases have been reported in the provinces of Uíge , Kwanza Norte , Huila and Malange.

01 Feb 2007 description

HIGHLIGHTS

Favourable prospects for 2007 world cereal crops, mainly following expansion of plantings in Europe and North America, coupled with generally satisfactory weather conditions.

FAO's latest estimates put global cereal output in 2006 at just under 2 billion tonnes, 2.7 percent lower than in the previous year but still above average.

04 Jan 2006 description


Weekly Introduction:

Update of Indian Ocean Tropical Cyclone Activity

02 Dec 2005 description

This week 's report covers the following sectors: Agriculture, Food, Health, Protection / Human Rights / Rule of Law, Refugees and IDPs, Security, Shelter & Non-food items, Water & Santitation

30 Nov 2005 description


Weekly Introduction:

Update of Seasonal Outlooks at Four Months Lead:

March – May 2006

Southern Africa

The outlook for March-May 2006 southern Africa rainfall at four months lead shows a tilt in the odds favoring below normal rainfall across Namibia and locally over western Botswana. There is a tilt in the odds favoring above normal rainfall over southern and northern Angola, portions of central and northeastern Zambia, northern Mozambique, Malawi, and portions of southern Tanzania.

East Africa

26 Oct 2005 description


Weekly Introduction:

Seasonal Outlook at Four Months Lead: February 2006 through April 2006

Gulf of Guinea:

There is a tilt in the odds favoring above average rainfall over eastern Liberia, the eastern half of Cote d’Ivoire, northern Ghana, Togo and the western half of Benin. There is a tilt in the odds favoring below normal rainfall locally over southeastern Nigeria.

Southern Africa:

28 Sep 2005 description


Weekly Introduction:

Update of Seasonal Outlooks at Four-Months Lead: January-March 2006 Forecasts

Southern Africa

The outlook at four months lead shows a tilt in the odds favoring above normal rainfall across central South Africa, most of Namibia, the western half of Botswana, portions of southern and northern Angola, locally over central Zambia and north central and southern Mozambique. There is a tilt in the odds favoring below normal rainfall locally over northern Mozambique and southeastern Madagascar.

22 Jul 2005 description

This week 's report covers the following sectors/countries:

30 Jun 2005 description
report UN Security Council


SC/8433

Security Council
5220th Meeting (AM)

Describes ‘Lethal Mix’ of AIDS, Drought, Failing Governance; Says Hunger Playing Critical Part in Disintegration of Social Structures

The greatest humanitarian crisis today was not in Darfur, Afghanistan or the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, but in Southern Africa, where a lethal mix of AIDS, recurring drought and failing governance was eroding social and political stability, James T. Morris, Executive Director of the World Food Programme (WFP) told the Security Council this morning.

30 Jun 2005 description

AFRICA: In eastern Africa, heavy rains and floods have caused loss of life and destroyed crops and infrastructure in several countries. However, prospects for current crops have improved. In southern Africa, cereal import requirements in 2005/06 (excluding South Africa) are estimated about 30 percent higher than last year due to substantially reduced harvests in Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe. South Africa, on the other hand, is estimated to have more than enough exportable surplus of maize to meet the import needs of the subregion.