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Calm situation persists because of poor winter rainfall
No significant rain fell for the third consecutive month in the winter breeding areas along both sides of the Red Sea during February. Consequently, unusually dry and unfavourable breeding conditions persist in most areas. No locusts have been reported except for scattered mature solitarious adults at two places on the Red Sea coast of **Sudan**.
Current major event
Dengue in Sudan
The Federal Ministry of Health in Sudan has recently reported an increase in suspected dengue fever cases during the period of epi week 40 and 47. A total of 90 suspected cases including 2 deaths (CFR: 2.2%) were reported across the states of Khartoum, Kassala, East Darfur, West Darfur, South Kordofan and Red Sea. The highest number of cases (80 suspected cases with no associated death) was reported in Kassala state.
Situation Générale en mai 2015, Prévision jusqu'à ’mi-juillet 2015
La situation relative au Criquet pèlerin est restée calme en mai. Aucune reproduction significative n'a eu lieu cette année dans les aires de reproduction printanière de l'Afrique du nord ouest, de la péninsule arabique et de l’Asie du sud-ouest, ou la végétation a continue a se dessécher.
Desert Locust situation improving along Red Sea coasts
The Desert Locust situation improved during March in the winter breeding areas along both sides of the Red Sea due to ongoing control operations and drying ecological conditions. Nevertheless, a few adult groups and swarms formed in Sudan and Eritrea, and there remains a risk that some of these may move into the Nile Valley in northern Sudan and breed near irrigated cropping areas. Very few locusts were reported in other regions.
Situation Générale en février 2015 Prévision jusqu'à ’mi-avril 2015
La situation relative au Criquet pèlerin est restée préoccupante en février le long de la cote de la mer Rouge, au Soudan et en Érythrée, où des opérations de lutte ont été réalisées contre un grand nombre de bandes larvaires, groupes d’ailes et essaims.
Current major event
Meningococcal disease in Sudan: Trend is declining
For the last couple of years, the trend of meningococcal diseases in Sudan is visibly on the decline. Last year, a total of 1,110 suspected cases of meningococcal disease including 49 deaths were reported from Sudan. There was no localized outbreak from meningococcal disease reported from the country last year.
Current major event
Yellow fever in Sudan
Between 03 October to 14 December 2013, a total of 49 suspected cases of Yellow fever were reported including 15 deaths (CFR: 30.6%) from the West Kordofan state of Sudan. As reported in the weekly epidemiological monitor, issue no: 45, volume-6, yellow fever was confirmed by serology and neutralization assay on samples retested at the WHO reference laboratory in Dakar, Senegal.
Khartoum, August. 26 (SUNA) - The Pakistan Government and the Pakistani community based in Sudan, expressed its sincere condolences and deepest sympathy to the victims and their families affected by the recent floods and rains in Sudan .
The Pakistan Embassy in Khartoum has announced in press statement issued, Monday, said it has collected 125,000 SDG representing purchasing of the immediate needed items for the affected people including plastic sheets, mats, blankets and mosquitoes nets .
Hopper bands continue to form along the Nile River in Sudan
The Desert Locust situation continues to be serious in northern Sudan where a few groups of adults are still laying eggs, hatching is in progress and hoppers are forming small bands near crops along a 1,000 km stretch of the Nile Valley between Wadi Halfa and Ed Damer. Survey and control operations are in progress against mainly second instar hopper bands to prevent new swarms from forming in May.
Déplacement d’essaims vers le nord de l’Égypte et le Soudan
La situation relative au Criquet pèlerin continue à être préoccupante le long des deux rives de la mer Rouge où les larves et les ailés forment des groupes, de petites bandes et des essaims dans le nord-est du Soudan, le sud-est de l’Égypte, sur la côte de la mer Rouge de part et d’autre de la frontière soudano-érythréenne et sur la côte septentrionale de la mer Rouge, en Arabie saoudite. Quelques groupes et essaims se sont récemment déplacés à partir de ces zones.