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17 May 2018 description

A. SITUATION ANALYSIS

Description of the disaster

Hepatitis E virus is probably the leading cause of viral hepatitis in the world. The global burden of Morbidity Study (WHO, 2010) estimated that at least 20.1 million people are infected globally by the virus genotypes 1 and 2 every year, out of which only 3.4 million people reported the disease, resulting in 70,000 deaths and 3,000 new-borns baby deaths.

12 Feb 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

▪ UNICEF supported the Ministry of Humanitarian Action and Disaster Relief for the NFI assistance to 500 displaced households in Blabrine and IRC for 5 households in Assaga, bringing UNICEF overall NFI support in 2017 in the Diffa region to 3,584 families with IRC and 1,000 with the Ministry of Humanitarian Action and Disaster Relief.

30 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

In 2018, an estimated 2.3 million people, including 1.2 million children, will be affected by one or more of the crises impacting the Niger, including food insecurity, malnutrition, population displacement, disease outbreaks and natural disasters.3 In the Diffa Region, an estimated 419,000 people will suffer the humanitarian consequences of the three-year conflict and resulting population displacement,4 and more than 87,000 people located in the two regions bordering Mali may become internally displaced if the security situation continues to deteriorate.5 More than 227,015 people who have …

17 Jan 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Direct attacks by Boko Haram resulted in violence against local communities (village chiefs, civilians, including young boys and girls reported to have been attacked or abducted).

12 Jan 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 54 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key ongoing events, including:
- Chikungunya in Kenya
- Cholera in Malawi
- Cholera in Zambia
- Suspected Rift Valley fever in South Sudan
- Humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

05 Jan 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 53 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

31 Dec 2017 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 52 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

  • Humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Cholera in Zambia
  • Listeriosis in South Africa

For each of these events, a brief description followed by public health measures implemented and an interpretation of the situation is provided.

27 Dec 2017 description

POPULATION TOTALE 21M

DANS LE BESOIN 2,3M

PERSONNES CIBLÉES 1,8M

BUDGET (US$) 338M

PARTENAIRES HUMANITAIRES 175

PRÉFACE PAR LA COORDONNATRICE HUMANITAIRE

Le document que vous tenez entre les mains est le fruit ultime de beaucoup d’efforts et de réflexions communs qui ont conduit à l’adoption d’une stratégie d’interventions et d’objectifs globaux spécifiques en vue d’une réponse adéquate aux besoins humanitaires du Niger en 2018.

24 Dec 2017 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 51 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

  • Declaration of the control of cholera outbreak in Borno State, Nigeria
  • Hepatitis E in Namibia
  • Humanitarian crisis in Central African Republic
  • Cholera in South Sudan

21 Dec 2017 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Le nombre de personnes dans le besoin est passé de 1,9 million en 2017 à 2,3 millions en 2018.

  • Près de 6 000 personnes dans la région de Diffa passent en phase de crise, selon les résultats du cadre harmonisé d’analyse de la vulnérabilité alimentaire.

  • Une moyenne hebdomadaire de 6 000 migrants sortants enregistrée en 2016 contre une moyenne mensuelle de 5 500 migrants sortants en 2017.

  • Près d’une trentaine d’écoles toujours fermées dans la région de Diffa où l’insécurité reste une menace

18 Dec 2017 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 49 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

Influenza A H1N1 pdm09 in Ghana Listeriosis in South Africa
Plague in Madagascar
Cholera in Zambia
Cholera in Tanzania
Humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

15 Dec 2017 description
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Highlights

 Attacks by Boko Haram continued in the Diffa region on several villages. 11 people including 4 women and 4 children were arrested by Defense and security forces under suspicion of association with the violent extremist group.

 UNICEF continued the planned NFI assistance to victims of floods, in support to the government, for 680 households of 22 villages of Maradi region. UNICEF overall NFI response to floods reached 5,330 households (36,152 people).

11 Dec 2017 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 50 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

  • Declaration of end of Marburg virus disease outbreak in Uganda
  • Influenza A H1N1 in Ghana
  • Listeriosis in South Africa
  • Cholera in Zambia
  • Dengue fever in Senegal
  • Humanitarian crisis in South Sudan.

08 Dec 2017 description

Regional Overview

Introduction

2018 will mark the fifth year of the Nigerian refugee crisis with 218,000 Nigerian refugees expected to be living in and outside of camps with host communities in Cameroon, Chad and Niger. The overall Nigerian refugee population size has fluctuated in 2017, with new arrivals, departures to Nigeria and pendular movements between countries of asylum and Nigeria, owing to the prevailing insecurity and sub-standard living conditions in the country of origin.

04 Dec 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Continued armed group attacks result in displacement and insecurity across the region

  • Multiple food security analyses anticipate that many households in northeastern Nigeria will face an elevated risk of acute food insecurity through mid-2018

  • Transport delays continue to disrupt humanitarian distributions to northeast Nigeria

KEY DEVELOPMENTS