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The recent spike in cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the Eastern Mediterranean Region of WHO remains a concern. So far, ten countries in the region have reported cases of MERS-CoV. While in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) and the United Arab Emirates, both community and hospital-acquired infections continue to be reported, sporadic cases, mostly imported and travel associated, have been reported in Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan and Yemen in recent time.
La situation relative au Criquet pèlerin est restée préoccupante en mars dans les aires de reproduction hivernale le long des deux rives de la mer Rouge avec la poursuite des opérations de lutte contre des bandes larvaires et des essaims.
Mounting humanitarian Concerns as Libya Conflict intensifies
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P.2 Health Care for Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon
P.2 Pakistan: Transition from Flood Relief to Recovery
P.3 Iraqi singer Kadhum Al- Sahir new UNICEF Ambassador
A major shake up of Britain's aid programme which will provide 50 million people with the means to help work their way out of poverty was announced today by International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell.
The new strategy will:
- stop 250,000 newborn babies dying needlessly
- save the lives of 50,000 women in pregnancy and childbirth
- secure schooling for 11 million children - more than we educate in the UK but at 2.5% of the cost
- provide access to safe drinking water and improved sanitation to more people than there are in Scotland, Wales and Northern …
Libya in Turmoil: 200,000 flee to neighbouring Countries
The uprising in Libya that began 17 February led to a crisis which is also affecting neighbouring countries particularly Tunisia, Egypt and Niger. The international humanitarian community was at the end of February responding in Libya, although at a limited scale due to high insecurity, as well as across the borders in neighbouring countries in support of the governments. Around 200,000 people, mainly male migrant workers, had fled the country by the end of February
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P.2 Kyrgyzstan: Food Security
P.3 Egypt: Rafah Crossing to Gaza remains open
P.3 Iraq: IOM helps Returnees' Businesses to grow
H1N1 "Swine Flu"
As of 29 August 2009, 5,031 laboratory-confirmed cases x xof Pandemic (H1N1) were reported to WHO by 21 out of 22 Member States of WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region. A total of 524 of these reported cases were locally transmitted, and there have been 21 deaths in: Egypt (1), Iraq (1), Islamic Republic of Iran (1), Kuwait (4), Lebanon (1), Oman (6), Palestine (1), Saudi Arabia (4), Qatar (1) and Yemen (1). Algeria has also reported 33 cases with no deaths.
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Situation: Nov 2007. Forecast to: 15.01.2008