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05 Feb 2013 description
100 families affected by cases of Ebola are identified in a timely manner and provided with essential items support to re-build their livelihoods.
23 Nov 2012 description
Previous haemorrhagic fever outbreaks have resulted in depletion of the health care service delivery systems budget and given rise to a fear of further outbreaks
19 Nov 2012 description
The Global Overview is a weekly update that provides a snapshot of current humanitarian priorities and recent events. The Global Overview collates information from a wide range of sources, including Reliefweb and media sources, and displays this information in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
29 Oct 2012 description
HIGHLIGHTS Localized heavy rain showers impact Somalia and Kenya Food security in the region has improved as harvests start to reach the markets DRC Crisis: more than 772,450 people have been displaced in North Kivu since January 2009 Ethiopia: number of severely malnourished children declines...
15 Oct 2012 description
Highlights Rains continue to pound much of region Great Lakes crisis unabated Burundi, Eritrea suffer from “extremely alarming” hunger Food security expected to improve in Ethiopia as primary harvest starts Flooding affects tens of thousands in central Somalia Oxfam warns Somalia’s food...
04 Oct 2012 description
4 OCTOBER 2012 - The Ministry of Health (MoH), Uganda has declared today, the end of the Ebola haemorrhagic fever (EHF) outbreak in Kibaale district. The last case was confirmed on 3 August 2012 and was discharged from the hospital on 24 August 2012. This is double the maximum incubation period (21...
13 Sep 2012 description
The Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) emergency response to an outbreak of Ebola in Uganda has come to an end. The MSF team handed over the Ebola treatment center it set up in Uganda’s western Kibaale district to the Ugandan Ministry of Health (MoH). After the outbreak was...
31 Aug 2012 description
HIGHLIGHTS Over 240,000 people affected by flooding in eastern Africa 70 people killed by intercommunal clashes in Kenya Ebola outbreak under control in Uganda as a new strain kills 11 people in DRC Over 600,000 people have been displaced by fighting in DRC since January A sixth camp in Dollo Ado,...
06 Aug 2012 description
report Monitor-Uganda
By Nicholas Kalungi & Dan Wandera, Ronald Tumusiime, Sarah Tumwebaze & Stephen Otage (email the author) Posted Monday, August 6 2012 at 01:00 The Ministry of Health yesterday said the country is not yet free from Ebola and asked the public to adhere to the recommended preventive...
30 Jul 2012 description
The situation: According to the Ministry of Health of Uganda, the first case of Ebola was reported in Kagadi hospital on July 7, 2012 and since then, there have been 27 confirmed cases in total, the last two new cases within the last 48 hours. As of this morning (July 30th, 2012), there are 7...
29 Jul 2012 description
This bulletin is being issued for information only and reflects the current situation and details available at this time. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is not seeking funding or other assistance from donors for this operation. The situation A...