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18 Feb 2020 description
report Government of Japan

On the occasion of the “International Conference on 40 years of Hosting Afghan Refugees in Pakistan” from February 17 to 18, 2020 at Islamabad, the Embassy of Japan wishes to share Japan’s support for Afghan refugees in Pakistan and Pak/Afghan Development.

17 Feb 2020 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• No new countries reported cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

16 Feb 2020 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• No new countries reported cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

• A third death of a COVID-19 patient has been reported outside of China. This individual was a tourist from China visiting France.

15 Feb 2020 description
report Government of Japan
  1. The Government of Japan decided to provide the Kingdom of Cambodia, the Republic of the Philippines, Lao People’s Democratic Republic and Mongolia with approximately 220,000 items including 6 different types of goods such as isolation gowns, which are part of the personal protective equipment stockpiled by Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) and financed by Japan’s contribution, as in-kind contribution from the Government of Japan.

15 Feb 2020 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Egypt reported its first confirmed case of COVID-19. This is the second country in the WHO EMRO region to confirm a case, and the first reported case from the African continent. WHO was informed by the Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population. More information (in Arabic) can be found in a joint media statement from the Ministry and WHO.

15 Feb 2020 description

ENA,February 14/2020 The Government of Japan will provide over 32.5 million USD humanitarian assistance package to the Government of Ethiopia through its partnership with various UN organizations.

According to a press release sent to ENA, the humanitarian assistance to be implemented in Japanese Fiscal Year (JFY) 2019/2020 has been scaled up threefold over the previous period.

The humanitarian aid will be utilized for emergency food assistance, assistance for refugees, host communities and IDPs and conflict prevention, it was indicated.

15 Feb 2020 description
report Government of Japan

The Government of Japan has committed a new assistance of USD 467,237266 to the Palestinian people through international organizations.

This new package includes:

(1) Assistance for Palestinian refugees through UNRWA.

(2) Urgent protection support for vulnerable population through UNDP, UNICEF,
UNWOMEN, UNFPA, UNMAS, OCHA and ICRC

(3) Provision of medical supply through UNOPS and WHO

(4) Assistance for the economic promotion through UNDP and the Office of Quartet.

14 Feb 2020 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• No new countries reported cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

• The second death has been reported outside of China, in Japan. This individual did not have known travel history to China.

• In China, health care workers account for 1716 confirmed cases of COVID-19 including six deaths.

14 Feb 2020 description

Emergency appeal: MDR00005
GLIDE: EP-2020-000012-CHN
Operation timeframe: 31 Jan - 31 Dec 2020
Funding requirements: CHF 32,000,000
Funding gap: CHF 31,278,496

A. SITUATION UPDATE

46,997 confirmed cases globally

DATE EVENT

11 Feb 2020 IFRC expands its response and preparedness programmes and issues revised Emergency Appeal for 32 million Swiss francs

B. OPERATIONAL UPDATE

14 Feb 2020 description

Acute Fever and Rash : Tonga - Alert is under verification

Other updates:

Measles

  • Measles outbreak in Tonga began October 2019 was from an index case in a returning youth rugby team from New Zealand. As of 5th February 2020, 656 confirmed and suspected cases of measles have been reported in Tonga. Most cases were of mild presentation requiring only home care, 20 cases required hospitalisation; and no deaths occurred.

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

14 Feb 2020 description

AIR TRAVEL IN THE PACIFIC

The Pacific is a vast area, home to numerous island-states scattered over thousands of kilometres. The region, from Papua New Guinea to Pitcairn Island, crosses five time zones and spans over 8,000 kilometers. Because of the large distances between the various islands in this region, air travel is an important form of transportation.

13 Feb 2020 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• No new countries reported cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

• WHO has developed a database to collect the latest scientific findings and knowledge on Coronavirus disease. For more information, please see here.

13 Feb 2020 description

Good afternoon everyone and apologies for being late, and apologies too from Dr Tedros, who is just about to land in the Democratic Republic of the Congo where he is following up on important Ebola matters and meeting with President Tshisekdi and many others to look at the future post-Ebola of the health system in Congo.

I’m sure you’ll understand how important a task and mission that is given the last year-and-a-half in Congo and the ongoing struggles in that country to deliver effective healthcare and reduce suffering and mortality from infectious diseases.

13 Feb 2020 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• No new countries reported cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours.

• WHO has published key considerations for repatriation and quarantine of travellers in relation to COVID-19. More information can be found here.

12 Feb 2020 description
report UN Children's Fund

Tripoli, 12 February 2020 – The Government of Japan has allocated half a million dollars to support UNICEF emergency assistance for vulnerable girls and boys affected by the prolonged conflict and displacement in western Libya. The partnership extends for 12 months and aims to uphold UNICEF humanitarian response to the immediate and increasing needs of the conflict-affected populations.

11 Feb 2020 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• No new countries reported cases of 2019-nCoV in the past 24 hours.

11 Feb 2020 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • No new countries reported cases of 2019-nCoV in the past 24 hours.

09 Feb 2020 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• No new countries reported cases of 2019-nCoV in the past 24 hours.

• Update on Cruise Ship Diamond Princess: