Remaining flood displaced families have relocated to April Hill, a government land allocated for IDPs, or to family-origin provinces. Consequently, the last two remaining centres (at FOPA and Rove Police Club) are now closed.
Water trucking to FOPA and Rove Police club stopped following the closure of both centres in this reporting period but work on sanitation and hygiene promotion in affected communities continues.
Training on Community based management of Severe Acute Malnutrition (C-SAM) at Good Samaritan Hospital was carried out from 5 th – 7 th September for 15 health workers. The training was supported by UNICEF, with OCHA (CERF) funds.
Two measles related deaths in children under three months of age were confirmed with 953 cases being reported following a measles outbreak that started in July 2014.
A mass campaign targeting people aged 6 months to 30 years is ongoing, starting in Honiara, with further campaigns to be conducted in the provinces.