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10 Nov 2018 description

Foreword from the Regional Director

"We commend the Government of Rwanda for passing its first-ever law relating to the “prevention, suppression and punishment of trafficking in persons and exploitation of others"

09 Nov 2018 description

Message from our Regional Director

Despite numerous humanitarian challenges in 2017 in Africa, there were also a number of heart-warming accomplishments. A case in point, was when a local response of Red Crescent teams—and other partners—curbed Somalia's cholera outbreak through the power of local volunteers and shared international expertise. In terms of support to our members, 36 National Societies were able to kick start initiatives that built their capacity through seed grants.

08 Nov 2018 description
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United Nations-coordinated Appeals

FUNDING REQUIRED $25.20B

FUNDING RECEIVED $11.97B

UNMET REQUIREMENTS $13.23B

COVERAGE 47.5%

PEOPLE IN NEED 135.3 M

PEOPLE TO RECEIVE AID 97.9 M

COUNTRIES AFFECTED 41

Global Humanitarian Funding

FUNDING RECEIVED $17.98B

UN-COORDINATED APPEALS $11.97B

OTHER FUNDING $6.01B

Global Appeal Status

04 Nov 2018 description
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HIGHLIGHTS

• Over 19,000 cases of chikungunya have been reported in Sudan - WHO.

• About 58,000 people from the South Sudanese refugee and host communities in ‘open areas’ in Khartoum State will receive assistance.

• Prices of grains in September 2018 are higher compared to prices in September 2017, FPMA reports.

• FEWS NET projections through January 2019 anticipate an improvement in food security during the harvest period.

30 Oct 2018 description

I. CONTEXTE ET JUSTIFICATION DE LA RÉVISION

Le contexte humanitaire au Tchad a été marqué par la dégradation de certaines situations qui affectent les données initiales de planification et stratégie d’intervention de certains clusters et nécessitent un ajustement des indicateurs et cibles et probablement dans une proportion très limitée des besoins financiers notamment pour les crises nouvelles ou la détérioration des certaines situations. Il s’agit de :

  • La dégradation de la situation alimentaire et nutritionnelle dans le pays

25 Oct 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights
- Over 11,000 people have been affected by a Chikungunya virus outbreak in Kassala and nearby districts in September. The Government of Sudan, WHO, UNICEF and humanitarian partners rapidly scaled up the humanitarian response to contain the outbreak.

21 Oct 2018 description

Current major event

EWARN in humanitarian emergencies

As many as seven countries– Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Syria in the WHO Eastern Mediterranean Region have established an early warning system for disease outbreaks with a view to early detecting and rapidly investigating any public health event of potential concern. Such a system, in the absence of a routine disease surveillance system, needs continuous monitoring and assessment using a set of performance benchmarks.

Editorial note

21 Oct 2018 description

Le Tchad fait face à des crises humanitaires interconnectées, dans un contexte de pauvreté chronique et de faible développement économique et social. La situation sécuritaire dans les pays voisins continue d’engendrer des mouvements de personnes vers le Tchad, en particulier au sud en provenance de la République Centrafricaine (RCA), ainsi que des déplacements internes dans la région du Lac. En outre le retour volontaire des réfugiés se poursuit, avec 353 réfugiés soudanais au Darfour et près de 4 000 réfugiés tchadiens du Soudan dans le Sila.

21 Oct 2018 description

Chad faces interconnected humanitarian crises in a context of chronic poverty and low economic and social development. The security situation in neighbouring countries continues to generate population movements, particularly from the Central African Republic (CAR) in the south, as well as internal displacement in the Lac region . In addition, the voluntary return of refugees continues, with 353 Sudanese refugees back in Darfur and approximately 4,000 Chadian refugees from Sudan in the Sila region.

16 Oct 2018 description

FACTS & FIGURES

Ranks 186 out of 188 countries in Human Development Index (UNDP)

4.4 million people are in need of humanitarian aid (OCHA)

4 million people are food insecure, of which 1 million need emergency humanitarian assistance

446 000 refugees from Central African Republic, South Sudan, Nigeria and some 108 000 internally displaced (UNHCR)

EU humanitarian aid funding: €54.7 million in 2018 €309.5 million since 2013

Introduction

15 Oct 2018 description

On 31 May 2018, the State Ministry of Health (SMOH) of the Red Sea State in Sudan reported four suspected cases of chikungunya fever from Swakin locality, in Red Sea State. Among the signs and symptoms were sudden onset of fever, headache, joint pain and swelling, muscle pain and/or inability to walk.

09 Oct 2018 description

Yasir Elfatih Abdelrahim Elsanousim, Abbas Suleiman Elmahi, Irene Pereira, Michel Debacker

ABSTRACT

Background: Heavy rain hit Sudan in August 2013 with subsequent flash floods in different parts of the country. This study investigated the impact of the flooding on incidence of malaria in Almanagil Locality in central Sudan.

08 Oct 2018 description

La dynamique des conflits a aggravé la vulnérabilité des populations, causé des dégâts à l’agriculture, aux pêcheries et aux moyens de subsistance pastoraux et porté atteinte à la liberté de circulation, aux échanges commerciaux et à la gouvernance locale.

Rôle de la TICAD au service du développement de l’Afrique

Depuis la tenue de la TICAD VI en 2016, l’Afrique n’a eu de cesse d’avancer dans la bonne direction.

08 Oct 2018 description

TICAD's Role in Advancing Africa's Development

Conflict dynamics have increased the vulnerability of the population, damaged agriculture, fisheries and livelihoods, and affected freedom of movement, trade and local governance.

Since TICAD VI in 2016, Africa has been on the move.

05 Oct 2018 description
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FUNDING REQUIRED $25.32B

FUNDING RECEIVED $10.63B

UNMET REQUIREMENTS COVERAGE $14.69B

COVERAGE 42%

PEOPLE IN NEED 133.8M

PEOPLE TO RECEIVE AID 97.4M

COUNTRIES AFFECTED 41

Spotlight on the recent disaster in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia

05 Oct 2018 description

Contents

521 Surveillance of leishmaniasis in the WHO European Region, 2016

530 Global leishmaniasis surveillance update, 1998–2016

Sommaire

521 Surveillance de la leishmaniose dans la Région européenne de l’OMS, 2016

530 Le point sur la situation mondiale de la leishmaniose, 1998-2016