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11 Dec 2018 description

DENGUE

Dengue 2 : fin des épidémies dans le Pacifique, circulation inter-épidémique à la Réunion
Dengue 1 : circulation à Wallis et Futuna, à Nauru, en Guadeloupe et à Saint-Martin

MENINGITE A MENINGOCOQUE

Epidémie à méningocoque C à Fidji
Circulation de méningocoque W en Nouvelle-Zélande

11 Dec 2018 description

Éléments nouveaux/faits marquants intervenus depuis la diffusion de la carte précédente sur PacNet, le 3 décembre 2018

10 Dec 2018 description

Highlights/updates since the last map was sent on PacNet on 3 December 2018

  • An increasing number of dengue positive cases (serotype unknown) has been reported in Nauru. From 25 October to 5 December 2018, 114 samples were tested in the laboratory using NS1Ag Combo and 42 were positives. A batch of samples will be sent shortly to a reference laboratory for serotyping.– Source: personal communication with country officials on 10 December 2018

07 Dec 2018 description
infographic Insecurity Insight

This overview document presents 103 safety, security and access incidents affecting aid delivery in seven countries in the Pacific region between January 2017 and June 2018. The report is based on incidents identified in open sources and reported by Aid in Danger partner agencies using the Security in Numbers Database (SiND). The focus is on countries where possible changing or emerging risks can be identified. The total number of reported incidents below reflects the willingness of agencies to share information. It is neither a complete count nor representative.

06 Dec 2018 description

Éléments nouveaux/faits marquants intervenus depuis la diffusion de la carte précédente sur PacNet, le 26 novembre 2018

05 Dec 2018 description

About a quarter of schools damaged by Cyclone Winston still need to be repaired nearly three years after the massive storm hit Fiji.

Read more on Radio New Zealand International

05 Dec 2018 description

AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 7.6 OCCURRED

SOUTHEAST OF THE LOYALTY ISLANDS AT 0418 UTC ON WEDNESDAY

DECEMBER 5 2018.

  • BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA... HAZARDOUS TSUNAMI WAVES ARE

FORECAST FOR SOME COASTS.

TSUNAMI THREAT FORECAST...UPDATED

  • TSUNAMI WAVES REACHING 1 TO 3 METERS ABOVE THE TIDE LEVEL ARE

POSSIBLE ALONG SOME COASTS OF

NEW CALEDONIA... AND VANUATU.

  • TSUNAMI WAVES REACHING 0.3 TO 1 METERS ABOVE THE TIDE LEVEL

ARE POSSIBLE FOR SOME COASTS OF

04 Dec 2018 description

MANILA, December 5, 2018 – Global housing nonprofit marks International Volunteer Day today with the launch of the 2019 Habitat for Humanity Young Leaders Build, the largest youth movement dedicated to housing in Asia-Pacific. Joining the millions of supporters from previous campaigns, thousands of supporters, including youth groups from all over the region, are called to champion the cause of decent, affordable housing. In solidarity with IVD 2018’s theme, Habitat supporters will speak out about housing’s role in building sustainable, resilient communities

03 Dec 2018 description

Highlights/updates since the last map was sent on PacNet on 26 November 2018

29 Nov 2018 description

The following syndrome has been flagged this week:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: French Polynesia, Federated States of Micronesia
  • Prolonged fever: Tonga

Other Updates:

Invasive Meningococcal Disease

29 Nov 2018 description

Fiji is to press ahead with an early warning system for floods. Experts, staff of the Fiji Meteorological Service and Disaster Management Office met in Nadi, Fiji from 12 to 16 November 2018, to discuss the implementation of the Flash Flood Guidance System (FFGS). The meeting discussed and developed a work plan for the implementation of FijiFFGS, a name chosen to ensure ownership of the project, and show that its applications are specifically targeting the islands of Fiji.

28 Nov 2018 description

Éléments nouveaux/faits marquants intervenus depuis la diffusion de la carte précédente sur PacNet, le 19 novembre 2018 :

Aux Samoa américaines, l’épidémie de dengue de type 2 a été déclarée éteinte : le dernier cas confirmé (par RT-PCR) a été enregistré le 10 octobre 2018. Source : rapport de situation sur l’épidémie de dengue de l’UHC des Samoa américaines pour la semaine épidémiologique 46 (11 – 17 novembre 2018), publié sur PacNet le 20 novembre 2018. L’alerte a été supprimée de la carte.

27 Nov 2018 description

DENGUE

Dengue 2 : fin des épidémies dans le Pacifique, épidémie en cours à la Réunion
Dengue 1 : circulation en France, à Wallis et Futuna, en Guadeloupe et à Saint-Martin

MENINGITE A MENINGOCOQUE

Epidémie à méningocoque C à Fidji

Circulation de méningocoque W en Nouvelle Zélande

WEST NILE

Circulation en France

22 Nov 2018 description

The following syndrome has been flagged this week:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: French Polynesia, Samoa.

Other Updates:

Invasive Meningococcal Disease

20 Nov 2018 description
  • Infections à méningocoques : une augmentation d’infections à Neisseria meningitidis de sérogroupe W (MenW) a été enregistrée en Nouvelle-Zélande depuis le milieu de l’année dernière. Entre le 1er janvier 2017 et le 31 décembre 2017, 12 cas de MenW ont été signalés, dont trois décès. Cette année, le nombre de cas rapportés a été multiplié par deux et s’élève à 24 au 5 novembre 2018, dont 6 décès. La région de Northland est la plus touchée : 7 des 24 cas proviennent de cette région, dont 4 cas rapportés en septembre et octobre.

19 Nov 2018 description

Highlights/updates since the last map was sent on PacNet on 12 November 2018

16 Nov 2018 description

The following syndrome has been flagged this week:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: Federal States of Micronesia, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Solomon Island, Vanuatu, and Samoa.

  • Prolonged Fever: Federated States of Micronesia

Other Update:

Meningococcal Disease

15 Nov 2018 description

On the directives of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and with the support of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and the monitoring of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, the ERC is implementing several development projects to support the education sector in areas affected by hurricanes in Fiji.