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07 Dec 2017 description

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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.

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04 Jun 2015 description

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.

03 Jun 2015 description
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General Situation during May 2015
Forecast until mid-July 2015

04 May 2015 description
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General Situation during April 2015
Forecast until mid-June 2015

02 Apr 2015 description

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.

02 Apr 2015 description
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General Situation during March 2015
Forecast until mid-May 2015

04 Mar 2015 description

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.

03 Mar 2015 description
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General Situation during February 2015
Forecast until mid-April 2015

02 Feb 2015 description
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General Situation during January 2015
Forecast until mid-March 2015

04 Jan 2015 description
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General Situation during December 2014
Forecast until mid-February 2015

03 Dec 2014 description
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General Situation during November 2014
Forecast until January 2015

04 Nov 2014 description
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General Situation during October 2014
Forecast until mid-December 2014

02 Feb 2014 description

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.

15 Dec 2013 description

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.

28 Aug 2013 description

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 .

03 Jun 2013 description
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General Situation during May 2013
Forecast until mid-July 2013

03 May 2013 description
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General Situation during April 2013
Forecast until mid-June 2013

12 Apr 2013 description

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.

28 Feb 2013 description

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.

27 Feb 2013 description

Swarms move to northern Egypt and Sudan

The Desert Locust situation continues to remain worrisome along both sides of the Red Sea where hoppers and adults are forming groups, small bands and swarms in northeast Sudan, southeast Egypt, on the Red Sea coast along both sides of the Sudan-Eritrea border, and on the northern Red Sea coast in Saudi Arabia. Some groups and swarms have moved out of these areas recently.