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30 Jan 2004 description


This report includes:
A) Middle East and Central Asia: (1) Iran, (2) Afghanistan

B) East and Central Africa: (1) Burundi, (2) Eritrea, (3) Ethiopia, (4) Kenya, (5) Republic of Congo (RoC), (6) Rwanda, (7) Sudan, (8) Tanzania, (9) Uganda

C) West Africa: (1) Liberia, (2) Côte d'Ivoire, (3) Guinea, (4) Sierra Leone, (5) Chad

D) Southern Africa: (1) Regional, (2) Angola, (3) Lesotho, (4) Madagascar, (5) Malawi, (6) Mozambique, (7) Namibia, (8) Swaziland, (9) Zambia, (10) Zimbabwe

E) Asia: (1) Myanmar, (2) DPRK

17 Oct 2003 description

This report includes:

25 Aug 2003 description

Washington, DC, August 25, 2003 (PAHO) - A study published in the Pan American Journal of Public Health said that larval control programs to reduce dengue epidemics that costs $2.50 per person should be considered as cost-effective.

08 May 2003 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in 178 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org

29 Apr 2003 description
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As part of the Program of Prevention, Emergency and Rehabilitation (PER), the Risk Management Network in which World Vision actively participates, held a vital meeting to revise the proposed Law of Prevention and Mitigation of Risks and Disasters in El Salvador.

21 Jan 2003 description
report World Vision

Salvadorian children are not only suffering from dengue, but increasing cases of vomiting and diarrhoea. Health authorities are carrying out studies to confirm whether the Rotavirus (a virus that remains in water and air) is causing the sickness.

18 Dec 2002 description

Embajada de la Rep=FAblica de El Salvador, Brasilia, D.F., Brasil - La Embajada de El Salvador en Brasil, informa que la Rep=FAblica Federativa del Brasil colocó a disposición del Gobierno de El Salvador, 400,000 comprimidos, en concepto de donativo, para el combate del dengue, siendo estos:

1. Cloro quina compuesto - 150 mg - 200,000 comprimidos;

07 Nov 2002 description

Washington, DC, November 7, 2002 (PAHO) -- Dengue has become a major international public health problem, with a dramatic expansion in recent decades. The mosquito that transmits dengue is found in nearly 100 tropical countries. Every year, there are between 50 and 100 million new infections, with 250,000 to 500,000 cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever, which can be fatal. In view of the difficulties and the expenditures faced by countries with national programs to fight the mosquito, a vaccine against dengue would offer a possible speedy solution to control the problem globally.

05 Nov 2002 description

Actualizado al 5 de Noviembre 2002

Departamento
Casos
Francisco Morazán
1064
Cortés
505
La Paz
71
Choluteca
50
Olancho
106
Valle
6
El Paraiso
24
21 Oct 2002 description

Un programa de capacitación que incluye medidas de prevención y respuesta ante las emergencias ocasionadas por fenómenos naturales pondrá en marcha la Comisión Permanente de Contingencias, COPECO, en las comunidades vulnerables de La Mosquitia así lo informó el Comisionado Nacional de este organismo Luis Gómez a los miembros de los Comités de Emergencia Municipal de Brus Laguna, Puerto Lempira y Mocoron, luego de una visita que realizó a esa área del país.

16 Oct 2002 description


The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in 178 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org
Appeal Target: CHF 990,225
Beneficiaries/target groups (if available):
Period covered: 1 May - 31 August 2002
Last Programme Update (no. 1) issued 21 June 2001

IN BRIEF

09 Oct 2002 description

Actualizado al 09 de Octubre 2002

Casos sospechosos de dengue hemorrágico seg=FAn departamento

MUERTOS

Francisco Morazán: 11
Cortes: 2
Choluteca: 1
Santa Bárbara: 1
Copán: 1

30 Sep 2002 description

HEALTH EMERGENCY IN THE REPUBLIC OF COTE D'IVOIRE
Since fighting began (19 September 2002) between rebel forces and the Government of the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, more than 270 people have been killed, approximately 300 wounded, and hundreds displaced. In a recently held inter-agency coordination meeting -- lead by WHO -- the following main points of intervention were identified and included in a common Contingency Plan:

  • Improve access to health care for IDPs;

  • Management of wounded;
  • Promotion of hygiene in the IDP camps;
30 Sep 2002 description

The Federation's mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity. It is the world's largest humanitarian organization and its millions of volunteers are active in 178 countries. For more information: www.ifrc.org
Appeal Target CHF 3,890,674 Revised to CHF 2,816,156
Period covered: I May - 31 August 2002
Last Programme Update (no. 1) issued 14 June 2002

IN BRIEF

Appeal coverage: 84% (Revised budget)

20 Aug 2002 description
report ActionAid

Ayuda en Acción mantiene las campañas de sensibilización y prevención para evitar un rebrote de la epidemia

12 Aug 2002 description

Baltimore, August 9, 2002 - Heavy rains and sanitation problems across Honduras have led to the proliferation of the mosquito Aedes aegypti, which transmits dengue fever. This year has seen more than 16,000 reported cases of the disease - with the potentially lethal hemorrhagic strain occurring in almost 1400 people. In July, the government of Honduras declared a state of emergency. Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is working with local officials on interventions to assist in combating the outbreak.