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05 Nov 2012 description
CHF 119,598 has been allocated from the IFRC’s Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) to support the National Society in delivering immediate assistance to 1,160 persons (200 households) directly and 1,819,507 persons indirectly. Unearmarked funds to repay DREF are encouraged. Summary: This...
31 Oct 2012 description
report IRIN
KAMPALA, 31 October 2012 (IRIN) - Uganda's Ministry of Health is facing serious financial and health system constraints as it battles to contain an outbreak of Marburg haemorrhagic fever that has killed eight people in the country's southwest. According to the Uganda Virus Research...
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...
27 Oct 2012 description
report New Vision
By Goodluck Musinguzi Another person has died of the Marburg viral disease in the southwestern district of Kabale, bringing the total number of such deaths to seven. Lydia Rusanyuka died Saturday morning at Rushoroza health center three after spending less than a week under medical care inside the...