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Epidemic disasters covered by ReliefWeb in the last 12 months.

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: Dengue Outbreak - Oct 2020
Status
Past disaster

In its latest official bulletin dated 20 October, the Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment has confirmed an increase in reported cases of dengue infection in the country with 1,155 laboratory confirmed cases of dengue fever recorded and six...

Saint Lucia: Dengue Outbreak - Aug 2020
Status
Past disaster

On 26 August, St. Lucia’s Ministry of Health and Wellness declared an outbreak of dengue fever . The Syndromic Surveillance report for epidemiological week 42 (dated 22 October 2020) indicated 801 confirmed cases on the island with a further 333 suspected...

Yemen: Polio Outbreak - Aug 2020
Status
Ongoing

A polio outbreak has been declared in Yemen following 15 reported cases of vaccine derived poliovirus type 1 (cVDPV1) in the first weeks of August 2020. The cases were detected in different districts of Sa’ada Governorate, in the north-west of the country...

Sudan: Polio Outbreak - Aug 2020
Status
Ongoing

The Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) declared, on 9 August, an outbreak of polio in Sudan, following the confirmation of two cases of vaccine-derived poliovirus in South Darfur and Gedaref states. While laboratory tests are still ongoing, positive...

DR Congo: Ebola Outbreak - Jun 2020
Status
Past disaster

The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) announced today that a new outbreak of Ebola virus disease is occurring in Wangata health zone, Mbandaka, in Équateur province. The announcement comes as a long, difficult and complex Ebola outbreak...

Zimbabwe: Malaria Outbreak - Mar 2020
Status
Past disaster

Zimbabwe is undergoing a surge of malaria cases since epidemiological week 10 (week ending on 8 March 2020). In week 15 (week ending on 12 April) a total of 35 311 malaria cases and 25 deaths were reported. Of the reported cases 3 359 cases (9.5%) were from...

Central African Republic: Measles Outbreak - Jan 2020
Status
Ongoing

On 24 January, the Ministry of Health declared a national epidemic of measles. More than 3,600 cases were registered and 53 persons have died so far between February 2019 and January 2020. Several cases are reported in northern and central provincial towns...

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SITUATION AT A GLANCE 189 Reported Deaths in Latin America due to Eta and Iota UN – Nov. 24, 2020 6.8 MILLION Estimated People Affected by Eta and Iota in Central America UN – Dec. 1, 2020 404,500...

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