Guinea

UNICEF Guinea Ebola Situation Report, 25 November 2015

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Situation Report
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  • In the past two weeks, no Ebola case was reported in Guinea.
    Thus, the total number of confirmed cases remains at 3,351 out of which 749 children.

  • Guinea will be declared Ebola Free if no case is reported on 29 December 2015. As of 25 November 2015, the countdown is at day 9 over 42.

  • The closing ceremony of the micro-containment in Tana district of Kaliyah, Forécariah, was held on 13 November 2015 and was led by the Prime Minister who called for the continuation ofsocial mobilization and surveillance activities.

  • Following UNICEF advocacy efforts, the First Lady of Guinea agreed to become a national nutrition ambassador to support the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) efforts.

  • In coordination with the Ministry of Education (MoE), UNICEF deployed 11 tents in Télimélé prefecture to ensure that children have access to education as classes resumed since 9 November 2015, after a devastating storm hit the area. Six tents are temporary learning spaces while the school reconstruction is ongoing, three tents are supplementary spaces and two tents for a school waiting repairs as recently hit by a tornado/storm