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18 Sep 2018 description

Situation update

 No new isolates of cVDPV2 or cVDPV3 from human or environmental samples have been reported this week.

  • The total number of cases is five: two cVDPV2, two cases of cVDPV3 and one case with a co-infection of cVDPV2 and cVDPV3.

  • A total of 10 cVDPV2 positive samples and seven cVDPV3 positive samples have been detected in five operational environmental sampling sites in the Banadir region, the latest of which became operational in the past week.

13 Sep 2018 description
report World Bank

Somalia Economic Update: Rapid Growth in Mobile Money

NAIROBI, September 13, 2018 - Somalia’s economy is projected to grow at an annual rate of 3–4 percent, according to the third Somalia Economic Update (SEU) published by the World Bank. Titled “Rapid Growth in Mobile Money: Stability or Vulnerability?”, the SEU assesses Somalia’s vibrant mobile money market, and provides concrete recommendations on introducing mobile money regulation that can boost a secure system for widespread financial inclusion.

10 Sep 2018 description

Highlights Cumulative figures as of week 34

• 333 (80%) health facilities across Somalia submitted weekly reports of epidemic-prone diseases in the electronic early warning alert and response network (EWARN) system in week 34.

• Total number of consultations decreased from 67,588 in week 33 to 61,506in week 34.

• A total of 6,130 alerts were received. 292 of these alerts were confirmed as true alerts in week 34.

07 Sep 2018 description

A recent forecast issued by the Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF50), issued on 28 August 2018, indicates a greater likelihood of normal to above normal 2018 Deyr (October-December) rains across Somalia. Specifically, the forecast indicates 35 percent probability of above normal rainfall in the northwest regions. This probability is higher (40%) in the rest of the country. Overall, probabilities of normal to above normal rainfall are 75 percent across the country.

05 Sep 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Food security improving, but nutrition levels remain critical.

• Rise in forced evictions raises concern

• Children < 5 targeted in nationwide polio campaign

• Somalia marks World Humanitarian Day

• SHF releases $7.5million for the north

Food security improving, nutrition situation remains worrying

03 Sep 2018 description

In Numbers

8,480 mt of food assistance distributed

US$9.6 m cash based transfers made

US$116 m six months (August-January 2019) net funding requirements

1.69 m people assisted in July 2018

Operational Updates

02 Sep 2018 description

1.5 million people still face acute food security Crisis or worse in Somalia despite improvements

294 000 children are acutely malnourished

02 Sep 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Health cluster partners provided consultation services to 385,574 individuals in 371 health facilities (including 15 mobile health units). Of this, 185,844 were reached through funds received from the humanitarian appeal process.

• The effects of floods has led to the increased cases of vector borne diseases including malaria. In July, a total of 1,4822 confirmed cases were recorded by health cluster partners.

• During 2018, 6,9794 suspected cases of measles were reported, of this 562 was reported in July.

29 Aug 2018 description

Highlights

  • 294 (73%) health facilities across Somalia submitted weekly reports of epidemic-prone diseases in the electronic early warning alert and response network (EWARN) system in week 33.

  • Total number of consultations increased from 60,037 in week 32 to 67,588 in week 33.

  • A total of 441 alerts were received. 13 of these alerts were confirmed as true alerts in week 33.

27 Aug 2018 description

Highlights
- A total of 39 new cases AWD/cholera were reported in week 33 compared to 53 cases week 32.
- A total of 8 (21%) cases were reported from flood affected regions of Lower Jubba region.
- No new death was reported in week 32 and week 33.
- A cumulative total of 6,169cases including 41 deaths have been reported since December 2017.
- The new AWD/cholera cases reported in Beletweyne started in December 2017.
- In 2018 new outbreaks were reported in Banadir, Kismayo, Jowhar, Bulobarde, Merka, Brava, Kurtunwarey and Afgoye.

27 Aug 2018 description

Human Rights Council
Thirty-ninth session
10–28 September 2018
Agenda items 10
Technical assistance and capacity-building

Note by the Secretariat

21 Aug 2018 description

Situation Update
- One new case of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) was reported this week from Danyile district, Banadir region. No new cVDPV3 has been reported. The total number of cases is five: two cVDPV2, two cases of cVDPV3 and one case with a co-infection of cVDPV2 and cVDPV3.

16 Aug 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• A total of 53 new cases AWD/cholera were reported in week 32 compared to 59 cases week 31.

• A total of 20 (38%) cases were reported from flood affected regions of Lower Jubba region

• No new death was reported in week 31 and week 32

• A cumulative total of 6,130cases including 41 deaths have been reported since December 2017

• The new AWD/cholera cases reported in Beletweyne started in December 2017.

• In 2018 new outbreaks were reported in Banadir, kismayo, Jowhar, Bulobarde, Merka, Brava, kurtunwy and Afgoye

31 Jul 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• Resilience building key to ending need.

• Achievements in the first half of 2018

• Brussels hosts Somalia Partnership Forum

• Humanitarian access challenges persist.

• More resources needed to boost humanitarian response.

• The Response Plan revised

Resilience building key to ending need

31 Jul 2018 description

Gu production now expected to be above average

Key Messages

30 Jul 2018 description

In Numbers

6,815 mt of food assistance distributed
US$ 9.8 m cash based transfers made
US$ 129.4 m six months (July-December 2018) net funding requirements
1.67 m people assisted in June 2018

Operational Updates

29 Jul 2018 description

Highlights

• 286 (73%) health facilities across Somalia submitted weekly reports of epidemic-prone diseases in the electronic early warning alert and response network (EWARN) system in week 30.

• Total number of consultations increased from 58,449 in week 29 to 69,519 in week 30.

• A total of 432 alerts were received. 21 of these alerts were confirmed as true alerts in week 30.

22 Jul 2018 description

The Gu rainy season has ended and food security has improved significantly compared to the 2016/2017 drought.

Flooding (March-June) and cyclone Sagar (May) affected over one million persons and temporarily displaced 274,000 persons.

Monitoring agencies expect most IDPs will remain in need of emergency humanitarian assistance through 2018.

Major developments

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