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12 Nov 2018 description

This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 50 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

12 Nov 2018 description

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 Contexte d’insécurité dans la région de Diffa

 Manque d’information sur les connaissances, attitudes et pratiques (CAP) en eau, hygiène et assainissement (EHA) des populations affectées par la crise du lac Tchad :

o Les populations déplacée et hôtes dans les sites qui accueillent des déplacés et qui sont donc recensés par la Direction Régional de l’Etat Civil, des Migrations et des Refugiés (DREC) (« sites DREC »)

12 Nov 2018 description
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Lebanon remains the country which hosts the largest number of refugees relative to its national population. In a country of just four million people, one in five people is a Syrian refugee, one in four people if you take into account the long standing Palestinian refugee population. The perception of Syrian refugees by the Lebanese population is influenced to a large extent by the country’s history. Many Palestinians fled to Lebanon during the 1948 war and settled down in different parts of the country.

12 Nov 2018 description

Juba, 9 November 2018 - To improve immunization outcomes in South Sudan, the Ministry of Health with support from WHO and partners conducted an annual joint appraisal of the country’s immunization programme from 6 to 9 November 2018.

The Joint Appraisal is a multi-stakeholder review of the implementation of the progress and performance of Gavi’s vaccine and cash grant support,

12 Nov 2018 description

Un total de 89 connacionales retornaron este lunes a territorio venezolano procedentes de la República de Chile, luego de solicitar su repatriación voluntaria e incorporación al Plan Vuelta a la Patria.

El proceso de traslado, que significó el primer vuelo desde Chile, comenzó a tempranas horas del domingo en el Aeropuerto Internacional Comodor Arturo Merino Benítez, ubicado en la ciudad de Santiago, el cual fue abordado por 30 mujeres, 28 niños y 31 con información del Ministerio del Poder Popular para Relaciones Exteriores (MPPRE).

12 Nov 2018 description

On November 8, 2013, Super Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines, killing more than 8,000 people and displacing more than four million from their homes. Present in the Philippines since 1985, HI immediately launched an emergency response to assist victims of the disaster which affected more than 15 million Filipinos.

Rehabilitation and psychological support

HI’s teams organized more than 1,500 rehabilitation sessions for people injured in the storm and provided psychological support to more than 800 injured or traumatized individuals.

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The human cost of the active armed conflict in eastern Ukraine is distressing, with 18 civilian casualties (5 killed and 13 injured) in October, according to OHCHR. With a monthly average of more than 1,200 reported security incidents over the past three months, the conflict intensity as well as lethal security risks faced by civilians and humanitarian workers remained high.

12 Nov 2018 description

Asunción, IP.- Una jornada de asistencia se realizó en el predio de Copaco, en la zona del Bañado Norte, donde se acercaron diversos servicios a los damnificados por la crecida del río Paraguay.

Estuvieron presentes dando servicios de cedulación los agentes especializados del departamento de Identificaciones de la Policía Nacional; peluqueros de la institución policial y también del servicio de sanidad.

12 Nov 2018 description

The Consumer Affairs Division of the Ministry of Trade and Industry as part of its mandate to ensure fair pricing in the marketplace has been monitoring the prices of items at supermarkets in Trinidad. A review of supermarket prices prior to, and following the flooding in October 2018 has revealed that the vast majority of prices of items remained the same. During the exercise it was noted that very few price increases were observed but these were determined to be normal changes and not necessarily because of the action by merchants in response to floods.

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The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Ma Zhaoxu (China):

The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest possible terms the terrorist attacks of 9 November 2018, which killed and injured innocent Somalis.

The members of the Security Council expressed their deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims, as well as to the people and Government of Somalia. The members of the Security Council wished a speedy recovery to those injured.

12 Nov 2018 description

La Coordinación Nacional de Protección Civil de la Secretaría de Gobernación dio a conocer hoy el aviso de término de la Declaratoria de Emergencia que se emitió el pasado 22 de octubre de 2018.

La Coordinación Nacional de Protección Civil de la Secretaría de Gobernación dio a conocer hoy el aviso de término de la Declaratoria de Emergencia que se emitió el pasado 22 de octubre de 2018, a través del boletín de prensa 366/18, para el municipio de Las Margaritas del estado de Chiapas, por la presencia de inundación fluvial ocurrida los días 19 y 20 de octubre de 2018.

12 Nov 2018 description

Este fenómeno natural ha disminuido a niveles aceptables.

La Coordinación Nacional de Protección Civil de la Secretaría de Gobernación dio a conocer hoy el aviso de término de la Declaratoria de Emergencia que se emitió el pasado 22 de octubre de 2018, a través del boletín de prensa 367/18, para el municipio de Arriaga del estado de Chiapas, por la presencia de lluvia severa ocurrida el día 19 de octubre de 2018.