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31 Oct 2017 description

Highlights

923 undocumented Afghans returned from Pakistan

18,033 undocumented Afghans returned from Iran

92,300 total returns from Pakistan since 01 Jan 2017

349,610 total returns from Iran since 01 Jan 2017

88% of returnees from Pakistan (814 individuals) assisted

4% of returnees from Iran (749 individuals) assisted

31 Oct 2017 description

Bangladesh

607,000 newly arrived Rohingya in Cox's Bazar are in need of WASH assistance, which is impeded by physical access at new sites, overburdened existing facilities and the extremely limited safe water and sanitation facilities at reception areas close to the border.

There is a gap in response targeting for some 636,000 people. Protection is another major concern with 597,000 people requiring assistance including psycho-social support, child protection, and family tracing and reunification.

31 Oct 2017 description
infographic Insecurity Insight

This overview presents available information on the reported perpetrators of incidents where the use of explosive weapons affected the delivery of aid. It is based on 195 reported events that were identified by Insecurity Insight in open sources or confidentially provided by aid agencies to the Security in Numbers Database (SiND) during the first six months of 2017.

31 Oct 2017 description

The border office of refugee and repatriation has been reported, since September 29 up to October 27, 2017 about 8188 body Afghan refugee have been returned from Iran and Pakistan back to the country.

Among of these families there were existing the documented and undocumented spontaneously and forcibly Afghan Refugees through the pule Abrishom and torkham and Spin boldak returned to the country.

31 Oct 2017 description
report Frontier Post

PESHAWAR: The Three days anti-polio drive gets underway amid tight security in 13 high risk districts of the province as over 3.65 million children will be inoculated in the October campaign.

The campaign is being conducted in Peshawar, Mardan, Charsadda, Swabi, Swat, Kohat, Karak, Hangu, Bannu, Karak, Lakki Marwat, Tank and D.I Khan.

31 Oct 2017 description

La tuberculose reste la maladie infectieuse la plus mortelle.

30 OCTOBRE 2017 | GENÈVE - Les actions menées à l’échelle mondiale pour lutter contre la tuberculose ont permis de sauver environ 53 millions de vies depuis 2000 et de réduire le taux de mortalité de la tuberculose de 37% d’après le Rapport 2017 sur la lutte contre la tuberculose dans le monde publié aujourd’hui par l’Organisation mondiale de la Santé (OMS).

31 Oct 2017 description
report Frontier Post

Naimat Khan

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that USAID a $241 million dollar different program such Sindh Basic Education Program (SBEP), Municipal Services delivery Program (MSDP), Jacobabad Institute of Medical Sciences (JIMS) are in progress in Sindh. “These are major interventions in education, health and municipal services sectors.”

31 Oct 2017 description
report Frontier Post

PESHAWAR: The death toll continues to climb in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa due to dengue fever as on Monday a 25-year boy succumbed to the disease taking the death toll to 65 across the province.

According to Incharge Dengue Rapid Response Unit, Department of Health, 25 year Waqas Omer was resident of Achni Bala was admitted on October 28 at Hayatabad Medical Complex.

He said that during last 24 hours as many as 112 patients were hospitalized due to dengue fever while 102 were discharged from different hospitals.

30 Oct 2017 description

Countrywide Conflict Displacement

As of 29 October, a total of 296,190 people were displaced due to conflict in Afghanistan, an increase of more than 800 people compared to the previous week. The provinces sheltering the highest numbers of IDPs are Nangarhar (34,872), Kunduz (29,883), Badghis (24,625) and Baghlan (18,788).

30 Oct 2017 description

WHO report signals urgent need for greater political commitment to end tuberculosis

Tuberculosis remains leading infectious killer

30 OCTOBER 2017 | GENEVA - Global efforts to combat tuberculosis (TB) have saved an estimated 53 million lives since 2000 and reduced the TB mortality rate by 37%, according to the Global TB Report 2017, released by WHO today.

30 Oct 2017 description
infographic UN Children's Fund, WASH Cluster

Highlights

  1. Total number of beneficiaries reached is 273,691 including 63,031 men, 65,604 women, 71,078 boys and 73,978 girls out of the targeted population of 596,628.

  2. Draft Cluster guidelines on water supply, sanitation and hygiene were completed and review meetings were proposed

  3. WASH Cluster partners IRC, IRP, Helpage International and Oxfam supported the WASH cluster response on Dengue in Peshawar, KP.

30 Oct 2017 description

KARACHI: The Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) for polio in Sindh is set to launch on Monday (today) a five-day polio campaign in 21 districts and towns of Sindh, including its sprawling capital, officials said on Sunday. They said the campaign would conclude on Friday.

The 21 districts and towns of Sindh include Karachi, Dadu, Ghotki, Jacobabad, Qambar, Kashmore, Larkana, Shikarpur, Sukkur, Badin, Hyderabad, Khairpur, Matiari, Naushahro Feroze, Sanghar, Benazirabad, Sujawal, Thatta and Jamshoro.

30 Oct 2017 description

Highlights

146,287 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE

137,771 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE BY SEA

8,516 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE BY LAND

30 Oct 2017 description

146,287 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE

137,771 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE BY SEA

8,516 TOTAL ARRIVALS TO EUROPE BY LAND

Highlights

29 Oct 2017 description

Key messages

  • International prices of wheat increased in September mostly because of weather-related concerns, while maize quotations fell further on crop harvest pressure. International rice prices remained generally firm, supported by seasonally tight availabilities of fragrant rice and strong demand for higher quality Indica supplies.

28 Oct 2017 description

Moisture deficits continue to grow in eastern Ethiopia, Somalia, and Kenya

Africa Weather Hazards

  1. Moisture deficits have grown in eastern Ethiopia, southern and central Somalia, and northeastern Kenya due to poor rainfall since late September. Over central and southern Somalia, a dry weather pattern is forecast, which could worsen conditions on the ground.
28 Oct 2017 description

Communiqué de presse conjoint CDC/GAVI/UNICEF/OMS

26 OCTOBRE 2017 | GENÈVE /NEW YORK/ATLANTA - Selon un nouveau rapport publié aujourd’hui par plusieurs organisations de premier plan dans le domaine de la santé, la rougeole a entraîné 90 000 décès en 2016 ce qui représente une baisse de 84% par rapport à 2000, où l’on avait enregistré 550 000 décès attribuables à cette maladie. C’est la première fois que le nombre de décès dus à la rougeole est inférieur à 100 000 par an.

27 Oct 2017 description
report Frontier Post

PESHAWAR: Prof Dr Siripen Kalayanarooj Director World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center for Dengue Case Management, Queen Siriket Hospital Mahidol University Thailand and Prof Dr Mukada consultant WHO collaborating Center for Dengue Case Management Thailand along with Head of Office WHO sub office Peshawar Dr M Saeed Akbar and Dr Sardar visited KTH.

27 Oct 2017 description

KEY UPDATES:

  • The health cluster partners served 79,924 beneficiaries during September. Almost 62% of the beneficiaries were female and 38%were male.

  • A total of 26,357 returnees received outpatient diagnosis and emergency primary health care services, including TB screening, at the Torkham crossing point.

  • 258 families (1,311 individuals) of documented returnees arrived from Pakistan through Spin Boldak. 303 patients among documented returnees were treated by a health facility for which WHO supplied medicines.

27 Oct 2017 description

Nansen Refugee Award winner completed education project in Punjab

KOT CHANDNA, MIANWALI, 26 October 2017 – Ms. Aqeela Asifi – the 2015 Nansen Refugee Award winner – has successfully completed her education project in Kot Chandna refugee village in Mianwali district in Punjab, benefiting over 200 female students.