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18 Nov 2017 description

Highlights
- Since week 8 2017, Hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection was confirmed in 8 LGA of Borno, with transmission still ongoing in Rann Kala Balge.
- A response mechanism has been activated in Rann, Kala Balge.

18 Nov 2017 description

Highlights
- The cumulative number of cholera cases and deaths are 5,336 and 61 respectively (CFR: 1.1%). Of the total reported cases, 2,682 were from Jere LGA, 1,758 were from Monguno LGA, 736 were from Dikwa LGA, 82 were from Guzamala LGA, 58 were from MMC LGA, and 20 were from Mafa LGA. Of the 431 samples tested by RDT, 354 (82%) were RDT positive and of the 381 samples cultured, 175 (46%) were culture positive.

18 Nov 2017 description

Highlights
- 1 additional case reported today.
- No death reported.
- No cases reported from Dikwa, MMC and Mafa in more than the duration of two incubation periods.

Epidemiological Summary

17 Nov 2017 description
report European Union

We managed to get more control over the Central Mediterranean route with arrivals in August down by 81% compared to the same month last year. In doing so, we have drastically reduced the loss of life in the Mediterranean.
- European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, State of the Union Address, 13 September 2017

17 Nov 2017 description
report ALIMA

When ALIMA and its partners, Keoogo and SOS Médecins BF, came to Zalissa’s village in central Burkina Faso, the 37-year-old mother of four, who also cares for her 20-month-old niece, had only a vague understanding of what malnutrition is. She had no idea how to tell if her kids were properly nourished or not.

“I thought that malnutrition was due to becoming pregnant at a young age,” Zalissa said.

17 Nov 2017 description

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • Augmentation des incidents limitant l’accès humanitaire

  • Des milliers de déplacés en raison des violences

  • Révision à la hausse de l’appel de fonds pour répondre aux besoins humanitaires au Mali en 2017

CHIFFRES CLÉS

Personnes Déplacées Internes (PDI) (rapport CMP, octobre 2017) 58 594

Réfugiés maliens dans les pays voisins (rapport CMP, octobre 2017) 142 436

Retournés (rapport CMP, octobre 2017) 498 170

17 Nov 2017 description

Polio this week as of 15 November 2017

  • New on polioeradication.org: Polio infrastructure helping to stop malaria in Nigeria, and Innovations in reverse cold-chain building resilience for disease surveillance in Sudan.

  • Underlining their commitment to a polio-free world for all future generations, Italy has provided €4.5 million to deliver polio vaccines in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

17 Nov 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Le 20 novembre, des célébrités et des dirigeants s’uniront aux enfants du Tchad et à l’UNICEF pour donner la parole aux plus défavorisés

Vidéo à télécharger ici

17 Nov 2017 description

Berlin / Abuja - The Government of the Federal Republic of Germany and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have announced that they will join forces to promote stabilization efforts in the Lake Chad Basin. Under the proposed initiative, titled “Integrated Regional Stabilization of the Lake Chad Basin”, Germany will grant UNDP EUR 6,000,579 million for the implementation of a series of projects aimed at restoring livelihoods and stability to crisis-affected communities.

17 Nov 2017 description

Porte-parole: Mme Myriam Dessables

Bonjour et bienvenue à toutes et à tous, chers confrères journalistes, chers auditrices et auditeurs de la radio de la Paix, MIKADO FM, qui nous suivent fidèlement pour ce point de presse bimensuel.

16 Nov 2017 description
report Inter Press Service

By Fekitamoeloa Katoa ‘Utoikamanu

Fekitamoeloa Katoa ‘Utoikamanu is UN High Representative for Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States.

16 Nov 2017 description

(N'djamena, 16 November 2017): The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mr. Mark Lowcock, has approved the allocation of US $ 11 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for humanitarian action in Chad. The funds provided will help meet the vital needs of 147,000 people, including returnees and refugees from the Central African Republic and their host communities, in four southern regions of the country.