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24 Sep 2017 description
report Government of Peru

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 Puno: Ministerio de Defensa entrega 5 toneladas de ayuda humanitaria a afectados por heladas

El Ministerio de Defensa hizo entrega esta mañana de cinco toneladas de ayuda humanitaria consistente en abrigo y víveres de primera necesidad, recolectadas por América Televisión y Canal N, en el distrito de Arapa, provincia de Azángaro, departamento de Puno, en el marco del Plan Multisectorial de Heladas y Friaje.

24 Sep 2017 description

SANTO DOMINGO.-Enfocado en evitar brotes de enfermedades luego del paso del huracán María por territorio, el Ministerio de Salud a través de su Comité de Operaciones de Emergencias en Salud (COES) coordina la intervención inmediata en zonas afectadas por inundaciones y con mayor cantidad de personas en albergues, temporales.

24 Sep 2017 description

La ayuda, consistente en palas, picos, barretas, guantes de carnaza, entre otros materiales, fue llevada desde la Ciudad de México por brigadas de la STPS

Boletín No. 1009

Tetela del Volcán, Morelos, a 22 de septiembre de 2017

24 Sep 2017 description

Trabaja permanentemente una Red Especializada de Atención Psicológica, coordinada por el Instituto Nacional de Psiquiatría Ramón de la Fuente Muñiz.

Una Red Especializada de Atención Psicológica, coordinada por el Instituto Nacional de Psiquiatría Ramón de la Fuente Muñiz (INPRFM), atiende de manera permanente a la población de los estados afectados por el sismo del pasado 19 de septiembre. Hasta el Momento solo en la Ciudad de México se han brindado más de seis mil consultas en esta área médica.

24 Sep 2017 description

Directorate of refugee and repatriation of Paktia province with co-operation of fighting on natural events office on Tuesday 19 September 2017 which displaced from districts of Gomal and Argon distributed to 80 families, and to every family 50kg wheat, 25kg rice, and 10kg oil.

24 Sep 2017 description
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September 23rd, 2017 ― Doha: Qatar Red Crescent Society's (QRCS) mission in Yemen has provided medical equipment and consumables to health facilities in four Yemeni governorates.

Under a multi-sector humanitarian programme, the $95,238 worth of medical supplies are estimated to serve more than 83,000 patients visiting five health centers in Taiz, Sana'a, Ibb, and Al-Hudaydah.

These include ultrasound devices, blood pressure monitors, medical microscope, blood test machines, test tubes, delivery room equipment, waiting room seats, and other medical aid.

24 Sep 2017 description

Nearly three thousand tri forces and civil defence personnel will be deployed for the country wide dengue prevention week being carried out from the 20th to 26th September, Ministry of Defence said.

The National Mosquito Eradication Week is being implemented by the Dengue Control Unit of the Health Ministry and the Presidential Task Force on Dengue Control.

24 Sep 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Earthquake toll rises to at least 305 deaths and more than 2,600 injuries; majority recorded in Mexico City

  • DART, including USAR specialists, supports coordination and emergency interventions in affected areas

  • GoM reports sufficient health response capacity, with 98 percent of health facilities in Mexico City operating normally

KEY DEVELOPMENTS

24 Sep 2017 description
report The Global Fund

Le partenariat du Fonds mondial a sauvé 22 millions de vies

GENÈVE – Selon un rapport publié aujourd’hui, les programmes soutenus par le Fonds mondial de lutte contre le sida, la tuberculose et le paludisme ont sauvé 22 millions de vies. Ce document donne à voir une forte hausse du nombre de personnes qui reçoivent un traitement contre le VIH, qui ont eu un diagnostic et suivent un traitement contre la tuberculose et qui ont une moustiquaire imprégnée d’insecticide destinée à prévenir le paludisme.

24 Sep 2017 description
report World Bank

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announces US$200 million pledge to the GFF to scale up life-saving services—the first of investors’ expected contributions to GFF Trust Fund in the replenishment

23 Sep 2017 description

Arrangements are being made to have doctors and nurses from Barbados travel to Dominica to provide much-needed assistance.

This is according to Dr. Brian Charles, who is in Dominica to provide primary assessments for the health care services and the hospital there, and to work alongside the Barbadian military personnel. Dominica remains in a state of emergency after it was devastated by a category five Hurricane Maria on September 18.

23 Sep 2017 description

Este boletín se publica sólo para información; refleja la situación actual y los detalles disponibles en este momento.

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23 Sep 2017 description

This bulletin is issued for information purposes only; it reflects the current situation and the available information at the moment.

Situation

23 Sep 2017 description
report ALIMA

In northern Cameroon, families have been fleeing violent conflict between the military forces and the Islamist group Boko Haram. Many children suffering from malnutrition are admitted daily into the nutritional department of the Mokolo district hospital supported by ALIMA. Since May 2016, almost 4,500 malnourished children have been treated free of charge by the NGO.

At the hospital, families and medical staff share how the conflict has affected their lives.

23 Sep 2017 description

Este reporte es elaborado por la Oficina del Coordinador Residente en México y compilado por OCHA en base a la información disponible. Cubre el periodo del 19 al 21 de septiembre del 2017.

Resumen

  • El 19 de septiembre a las 13:14 hrs. se registró sismo con magnitud de 7.1 grados Richter con epicentro a 12 km al Sureste de Axochiapan (Estado de Morelos) en los límites de Puebla y Guerrero.

  • Hasta el día de hoy a las 5:30 hrs., se han registrado 34 réplicas (la de mayor intensidad 4.0 grados Richter).

23 Sep 2017 description

Geneva/Panamá, 21 September 2017 — A global Red Cross emergency team is on its way to the Caribbean island of Dominica as reports from the ground indicate widespread damage in the wake of Hurricane Maria.

The 12-person Field Assessment and Coordination Team (FACT) is made up of experts from around the world and will serve as a frontline for Red Cross support to the battered island. Maria made landfall on Dominica on 19 September, knocking out all communication.