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13 Dec 2018 description

The following syndrome has been flagged this week:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: French Polynesia

Other update:

Dengue:

  • An outbreak was declared by the Republic of Palau on 7 December 2018 following the first ever laboratory confirmation of two cases with dengue serotype-3. Source: Palau Ministry of Health.
12 Dec 2018 description

The UN Refugee Agency has been working in Ukraine since 1994 and established a country office the following year. A host country agreement was signed in September 1996.

Ukraine acceded to the 1951 Convention relating to the status of refugees and the 1967 Protocol in 2002. A 2011 law regulates the treatment of refugees and other persons of concern in Ukraine.

In 2013, Ukraine acceded to the two UN Conventions relating to the status of stateless persons (1954) and on the reduction of statelessness (1961).

KEY POPULATION FIGURES

11 Dec 2018 description

Respuesta regional: reporte situacional No. 2

En Perú, el aumento de entradas diarias a 4.000, antes de la fecha límite para acceder al Permiso Temporal de Permanencia, llevó a las autoridades peruanas y sus aliados a escalar la respuesta.

Discusiones intergubernamentales continúan teniendo lugar para reforzar la coordinación regional, antes de la reunión de Quito II que se realizará el 22 y 23 de noviembre.

11 Dec 2018 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 57 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

  • Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Lassa fever in Nigeria
  • Measles in Mauritius
  • Humanitarian crisis in South Sudan.

10 Dec 2018 description

KEY MESSAGES

  • International prices of wheat and maize remained under downward pressure in November, mostly on account of large nearby supplies. For rice, new crop arrivals continued to weigh on export price quotations.

  • In East Africa, in the Sudan, a further sharp devaluation of the currency triggered a marked increase in the prices of grains, which reached record to near-record highs despite the ongoing harvest.

10 Dec 2018 description

Persons of Concern to UNHCR in Libya

As of 10 December 2018, a total of 57,323 asylum seekers and refugees are registered with UNHCR in Libya. A total of 3,656 individuals have been identified by UNHCR and its partners to be currently in one of the accessible Libyan detention centres.

Evacuation from Libya

10 Dec 2018 description

Déplacement de criquets vers les zones de reproduction hivernale

La situation relative au Criquet pèlerin reste calme dans tous les pays.

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.

04 Dec 2018 description
report Mixed Migration Hub

TRENDS

REGIONAL

EU parliament president proposes new scheme for responsibility sharing

03 Dec 2018 description

Persons of Concern to UNHCR in Libya

As of 3 December 2018, a total of 57,398 asylum seekers and refugees are registered with UNHCR in Libya. A total of 3,616 individuals have been identified by UNHCR and its partners to be currently in one of the accessible Libyan detention centres.

Evacuation from Libya

03 Dec 2018 description

General situation during November 2018 Forecast until mid-January 2019

The Desert Locust situation continued to remain calm during November

01 Dec 2018 description

Mauritania hosts over 2,000 urban refugees and asylumseekers and more than 57,000 Malian refugees in and around Mbera camp established in 2012 in the arid south-eastern region close to the Malian border.

Despite the conclusion of a peace agreement in 2015, large-scale returns of Malian refugees are not expected due to persistent violence in northern Mali. In October alone, 105 new arrivals were registered in Mbera camp.

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