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07 Dec 2018 description
infographic Insecurity Insight

This overview document presents 103 safety, security and access incidents affecting aid delivery in seven countries in the Pacific region between January 2017 and June 2018. The report is based on incidents identified in open sources and reported by Aid in Danger partner agencies using the Security in Numbers Database (SiND). The focus is on countries where possible changing or emerging risks can be identified. The total number of reported incidents below reflects the willingness of agencies to share information. It is neither a complete count nor representative.

06 Dec 2018 description

The following syndrome has been flagged this week:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: Samoa

  • Diarrhoea: Cook Islands

There are no new updates this week.

06 Dec 2018 description

Schools and houses on Vanuatu's southernmost island of Aneityum were damaged when a tsunami hit after yesterday's 7.5 earthquake off New Caledonia.

Read more on Radio New Zealand International.

05 Dec 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

5 December 2018, Port Vila: In Vanuatu today, the Minister of Health, Norris Jack Kalmet, officially opened the drone trials for vaccine delivery to children living on remote islands. The event was held at the old Takara Airstrip, about an hour from the capital, Port Vila, with more than 100 community members, health workers and children present to witness the drones take to the sky for the first time.

05 Dec 2018 description

NOAA / National Weather Service
U.S. Tsunami Warning System

CZC WEPA40 PHEB 050710 TSUPAC

...PTWC FINAL TSUNAMI THREAT MESSAGE...

**** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE **** NOTICE *****

THIS MESSAGE IS ISSUED FOR INFORMATION ONLY IN SUPPORT OF THE UNESCO/IOC PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING AND MITIGATION SYSTEM AND IS MEANT FOR NATIONAL AUTHORITIES IN EACH COUNTRY OF THAT SYSTEM.

05 Dec 2018 description

AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 7.6 OCCURRED

SOUTHEAST OF THE LOYALTY ISLANDS AT 0418 UTC ON WEDNESDAY

DECEMBER 5 2018.

  • BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA... HAZARDOUS TSUNAMI WAVES ARE

FORECAST FOR SOME COASTS.

TSUNAMI THREAT FORECAST...UPDATED

  • TSUNAMI WAVES REACHING 1 TO 3 METERS ABOVE THE TIDE LEVEL ARE

POSSIBLE ALONG SOME COASTS OF

NEW CALEDONIA... AND VANUATU.

  • TSUNAMI WAVES REACHING 0.3 TO 1 METERS ABOVE THE TIDE LEVEL

ARE POSSIBLE FOR SOME COASTS OF

30 Nov 2018 description
map UNOSAT

This map illustrates the potential zones with a decrease of the photosynthetic activity due mainly to ash deposit all over the Ambae island. This environmental disturbance on the photosynthetic activity is identified by the difference mean values of the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) percent difference from average conditions.

30 Nov 2018 description

Situation sur Wallis et Futuna au 30/11/18 :

  • Semaine 48 (en cours) du 26/11/18 au 02/12/18 : 1 cas confirmé.

  • Semaine 47 du 19/11/18 au 25/11/18 : Pas de cas.

224 cas de Dengue confirmés ou probables à Wallis et Futuna en 2017/2018 dont 24 hospitalisations et 1 décès.

Wallis :

210 Cas confirmés ou probables au total en 2017/2018 :

14 Cas importés :

  • 13 de Nouvelle-Calédonie :

    • 11 cas confirmés par PCR : 7 à DENV-1 et 4 à DENV-2

    • 1 cas sérologique probable IgG+/IgM+

29 Nov 2018 description

The following syndrome has been flagged this week:

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

Other Updates:

Invasive Meningococcal Disease

29 Nov 2018 description

The Vanuatu Council of Ministers has warned Ambaeans to stay away from their island because volcanic activity is making it unsafe.

Read more on Radio New Zealand International.

29 Nov 2018 description

Executive Summary

The Ambae volcano, Manaro Voui had been dormant prior to 2017 before it went into volcanic activity in September 2017. The most recent awakening of Manaro Voui is the fourth different phase of volcanic activity between September 2017 and July 2018.

27 Nov 2018 description

November 2018, Barcelona, Spain — The Lord Mayor of the capital of Vanuatu, Port Vila, Albert Sandy Daniel, and the Head of UN-Habitat’s Urban Basic Services Branch, André Dzikus, signed a Letter of Agreement (LoA) on 12 November to implement the City Resilience Profiling Tool (CRPT), a key UN-Habitat’s tool for building resilience at the urban scale.

27 Nov 2018 description

DENGUE

Dengue 2 : fin des épidémies dans le Pacifique, épidémie en cours à la Réunion
Dengue 1 : circulation en France, à Wallis et Futuna, en Guadeloupe et à Saint-Martin

MENINGITE A MENINGOCOQUE

Epidémie à méningocoque C à Fidji

Circulation de méningocoque W en Nouvelle Zélande

WEST NILE

Circulation en France

26 Nov 2018 description
report CARE
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Executive summary and guidance note

This global research report aims to answer a key question: How is the humanitarian protection sector ensuring the participation and leadership of women responders? The report provides a comprehensive review of collaboration between humanitarian actors and women responders, and provides recommendations and guidance for humanitarian actors and donors in order to increase the participation and leadership of women responders, and improve humanitarian response overall.

26 Nov 2018 description

Displaced Ambaeans are still waiting to find out from the government whether they will be able to return to their Vanuatu island from today.

Read more on Radio New Zealand International.

23 Nov 2018 description

Situation Overview

  • The Ambae Volcano activity remains at level 2. VMGD released Volcano Alert Bulletin No.10 on 14 November, noting that imminent eruption could occur at any time and that current activity consists of ongoing steam and gas emissions.

The bulletin is available at: https://www.vmgd.gov.vu/vmgd/index.php/geohazards/volcano/volcano-info/currentvolcanic-activity