1,783 entries found
Sort by: Latest |Relevance
21 Mar 2019 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: Vanuatu
  • Prolonged Fever: French Polynesia

Other updates:

Influenza

  • Circulation of Influenza A(H3N2) has been reported by Wallis and Futuna. [Source: PacNet post 19 March]

  • Increase in Influenza-like illness cases reported by Solomon Islands [Source: Personal communication]

Leptospirosis

18 Mar 2019 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: Federated States of Micronesia, French Polynesia

  • Dengue-like Illness: Solomon Islands

Other updates:

Dengue

  • New Caledonia has reported 1,535 cases of dengue, including one death, between 1 January and 12 March. [source]

Measles

11 Mar 2019 description
report Government of Tonga

11th March, 2019 A team of four from the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, a New Zealand based Crown Research Institute, is currently upgrading Tonga Meteorological Observation network through installing new meteorology and coastal automatic weather stations throughout Tonga aiming to enhance data collection, weather, tsunami and climate data monitoring, severe weather watch and warning including tropical cyclones across Tonga land areas and all of its coastal waters.

08 Mar 2019 description

The following syndromes have been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: French Polynesia, Federated States of Micronesia

  • Diarrhoea: Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia

  • Prolonged Fever: Marshall Islands

Other updates:

Dengue

  • An additional 11 cases of dengue were reported from Palau. For further details please refer to PacNet post on 5 March (Palau Dengue Outbreak Report #13)

07 Mar 2019 description

March 2019, Geneva, Switzerland – The UNOSAT Rapid Mapping Service has been supporting the humanitarian community with satellite imagery analysis for over 16 years. The service was established in 2003 to meet the demand of United Nations agencies, Member States and other humanitarian agencies for rapid mapping and satellite derived analysis in the wake of disasters and complex emergencies.

04 Mar 2019 description
report Government of Tonga

04th March 2019 Tonga will benefit from installation of a nationwide early warning system and strengthening of disaster communications, known as NEWS, for all its island groups up to the two Niuas within the next few months, in a project funded by the Japanese Government through JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency).

The overall objective of the project is to save lives of the people and their properties, and to reduce risks and damages to basic services, infrastructure and the environments at time of natural disasters.

01 Mar 2019 description

The following syndrome has been flagged:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: Northern Mariana Islands, Samoa

Other updates:

Dengue

  • One case of autochthonous dengue type 2 has been detected in Wallis and Futuna. [source and personal communication]

01 Mar 2019 description

Cyclone Pola is forecast to only affect coastal waters as it moves away from Tonga this morning.

Read more on Radio New Zealand International

28 Feb 2019 description

Tropical Cyclone POLA continues moving south-southwest over the South Pacific Ocean, strengthening. On 28 February at 0.00, its centre was located approximately 315 km south-west of Tongatapu island (Tonga), with maximum sustained winds of 157 km/h. Over the next 48 hours, it is forecast to continue moving south over the Ocean. Heavy rain, strong winds and storm surge could still affect several Tonga and Fiji islands. According to media, schools in Ono-i-Lau and Vatoa (Fiji) have been closed and two families have been located in shelters in Ono-i-Lau.

28 Feb 2019 description
report Government of Tonga

TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVISORY NUMBER 26 FOR TONGA ON SEVERE TROPICAL CYCLONE POLA – CATEGORY 4 ISSUED FROM THE FUA’AMOTU TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE AT 04:00PM THURSDAY 28 FEBRUARY 2019 TONGAN …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING WARNINGS FOR LAND AREAS AND COASTAL WATERS:
A HURRICANE FORCE WINDS WARNING REMAINS INFORCE FOR TELE-KI-TONGA AND TELE-KI-TOKELAU COASTAL WATERS.
A GALE WARNING REMAINS INFORCE FOR TONGATAPU AND ‘EUA LAND AREAS AND COASTAL WATERS.

27 Feb 2019 description
  • Tropical Cyclone POLA (previously SIXTEEN) is moving south-southwest between Tonga islands and Fiji Islands, strengthening. On 27 February at 0.00, its centre was located approximately 260 km north-west of Tongatapu island (Tonga) and 230 km north-east of Ono-i-Lau Island (Fiji), with maximum sustained winds of 120 km/h. Over 26-27 February, 386 mm in 24 hours were recorded in Niufafoou (Tonga).

  • The Tropical Cyclone is forecast to continue moving south-west over the ocean. Heavy rain, strong winds and storm surge are expected in several Tonga and Fiji islands.

27 Feb 2019 description
report Government of Tonga

ISSUED FROM THE FUA’AMOTU TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE AT 04:00PM WEDNESDAY 27 FEBRUARY 2019

TONGAN

TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING

WARNINGS:

A STORM FORCE WINDS REMAINS INFORCE FOR TELE-KI-TONGA AND TELE-KI-TOKELAU.

27 Feb 2019 description
report Government of Tonga

ISSUED FROM THE FUA’AMOTU TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE AT 06:00AM WEDNESDAY 27 FEBRUARY 2019

TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING

WARNINGS:

A GALE WARNING REMAINS INFORCE FOR ALL OF TONGA LAND AREAS AND COASTAL WATERS.

A HEAVY RAIN WARNING AND FLASH FLOOD ADVISORIES REMAIN INFORCE FOR THE NIUAS, VAVA’U AND HA’APAI.

A HEAVY DAMAGING SWELL REMAINS INFORCE FOR ALL OF TONGA COASTAL WATERS.

SITUATION:

27 Feb 2019 description
report Government of Tonga

TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVISORY NUMBER 13 FOR TONGA ON TROPICAL CYCLONE POLA – CATEGORY 1 (PREVIOUSLY CALLED TD11F)

ISSUED FROM THE FUA’AMOTU TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE AT 03:00AM WEDNESDAY 27 FEBRUARY 2019 TONGAN

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING

WARNINGS:

26 Feb 2019 description
  • A new Tropical Cyclone named SIXTEEN formed in the Southwest Pacific Ocean on 25 February and started moving south towards Tonga islands. On 26 February at 0.00, its centre was located approximately 75 km north of Niuas (Tonga), with maximum sustained winds of 65 km/h.
  • Over the next 24 hours, it is forecast to continue strengthening as it moves south, passing close to Niuas and further moving between Lau and Lomaiviti archipelagoes (Fiji) and Ha'aapai and Tongatapu islands (Tonga).
26 Feb 2019 description
report Government of Tonga

ISSUED FROM THE FUA’AMOTU TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE AT 02:00PM TUESDAY 26 FEBRUARY 2019

TONGAN

TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING REMAINS INFORCE FOR TONGA

WARNINGS FOR LAND AREAS AND COASTAL WATERS:

A GALE WARNING IS NOW INFORCE FOR ALL OF TONGA LAND AREAS AND COASTAL WATERS.

26 Feb 2019 description
report Government of Tonga

ISSUED FROM THE FUA’AMOTU TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE AT 01:00AM TUESDAY 26 FEBRUARY 2019

TONGAN

TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING REMAINS INFORCE FOR TONGA.

WARNINGS:

A GALE WARNING REMAIN INFORCE FOR THE NIUAS AND VAVA’U LAND AREAS AND COASTAL WATERS.

A GALE ALERT REMAIN INFORCE FOR HA’APAI, TONGATAPU AND ‘EUA LAND AREAS AND COASTAL WATERS.

26 Feb 2019 description
report Government of Tonga

TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVISORY NUMBER 11 FOR TONGA ON TROPICAL DEPRESSION 11F

ISSUED FROM THE FUA’AMOTU TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE AT 08:00PM TUESDAY 26 FEBRUARY 2019 TONGAN

TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING REMAINS INFORCE FOR TONGA.

WARNINGS FOR LAND AREAS AND COASTAL WATERS:

A GALE WARNING REMAINS INFORCE FOR ALL OF TONGA LAND AREAS AND COASTAL WATERS.

26 Feb 2019 description
report Government of Tonga

TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVISORY NUMBER 12 FOR TONGA ON TROPICAL DEPRESSION 11F

ISSUED FROM THE FUA’AMOTU TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE AT 11:00PM TUESDAY 26 FEBRUARY 2019 TONGAN

TROPICAL CYCLONE WARNING REMAINS INFORCE FOR TONGA.

WARNINGS:

A GALE WARNING REMAINS INFORCE FOR ALL OF TONGA LAND AREAS AND COASTAL WATERS.