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13 Nov 2018 description

DENGUE

Dengue 2 : épidémie en cours ou circulation active aux Samoa Américaines, Réunion et France Dengue 1 : France

FIEVRE TYPHOÏDE

Epidémie à Fidji

WEST NILE

Circulation en France

13 Nov 2018 description

Faits marquants intervenus depuis la diffusion de la carte précédente sur PacNet, le 5 novembre 2018 :

Vanuatu : L’épidémie d’oreillons a été déclarée éteinte.. ‒ Source: communication personnelle avec les autorités sanitaires le 9 novembre 2018. ‒ L’alerte ne figure plus sur la carte.

Autres informations utiles (cas importés/personnes ayant séjourné dans un ou plusieurs États et Territoires insulaires océaniens) :

12 Nov 2018 description

Highlights/updates since the last map was sent on PacNet on 5 November 2018

The mumps outbreak in Vanuatu has been declared over. – Source: personal communication with country officials on 9 November 2018. – The alert has been removed from the map.

Additional information of relevance (e.g. imported cases with travel history to Pacific Island countries and territories):

09 Nov 2018 description

New Zealand will contribute a further NZ$1.5 million (US$1 million) to the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), which provides essential humanitarian relief and services for 5.7 million Palestinian refugees.

Funding will go towards UNRWA’s emergency appeal for Palestine, providing essential basic services such as health care and education, particularly in Gaza.

There are significant unmet humanitarian needs for Palestinian populations, particularly in Gaza, and this contribution brings New Zealand’s total support to UNRWA in 2018 to NZ$3.9 million.

09 Nov 2018 description

New Zealand will contribute a further $2 million in humanitarian assistance to help people affected by the ongoing conflict in Syria.

This brings New Zealand’s total humanitarian support to the Syrian conflict to $29.2 million since 2011.

Humanitarian agencies provide a lifeline for people living in extremely difficult conditions inside Syria, but the challenge is enormous.

08 Nov 2018 description

DENGUE

Dengue 2 : Epidémie en cours ou circulation active aux Samoa Américaines, Nouvelle-Calédonie, Réunion et France

Dengue 1 : France

FIEVRE TYPHOÏDE

Epidémie à Fidji

WEST NILE

Circulation en France

07 Nov 2018 description

Highlights/updates since the last map was sent on PacNet on 29 October 2018

  • The DEN-2 outbreak in New Caledonia has been declared over. – Source: Bulletin Épidémiologique and personal communication with country officials, Direction des Affaires Sanitaires et Sociales de Nouvelle-Calédonie, 5 November 2018. – The alert has been removed from the map.

05 Nov 2018 description
  • Ethiopia hosts 905,831 refugees and asylum seekers within its borders, including the 36,185 who arrived since the start of 2018.

  • The Government of Ethiopia has committed to address the concerns of refugees, including a pledge to grant local integration to those who have lived in the country for 20 years and above.

  • Resettlement remains the chief durable solution for refugees in Ethiopia, but limited quotas mean that only 3,240 refugees will be referred to resettlement countries in 2018.

HIGHLIGHTS

05 Nov 2018 description
  • Out of 905,831 registered refugees in Ethiopia, 65,750 are in need of resettlement in 2018.

  • UNHCR Ethiopia’s resettlement submissions target for 2018 was 4,240 individuals to the USA, New Zealand, Sweden and Canada, which was revised downwards to 3,240 individuals.

  • To date, 2,136 refugees were referred to the RSC for onward submission to resettlement countries, 1,907 refugees have been submitted and 608 have departed.

HIGHLIGHTS

30 Oct 2018 description

At 31 August 2018, there were 1303 people in immigration detention facilities, including 1227 in immigration detention on the mainland and 76 in immigration detention on Christmas Island.

A further 413 people were living in the community after being approved for a residence determination and 16,673 were living in the community after grant of a Bridging Visa E

24 Oct 2018 description

The office of Immigration Minister Ian Lees Galloway has confirmed New Zealand's offer to resettle refugees from Australian offshore detention is for 150 per year.

Read more on Radio New Zealand International

18 Oct 2018 description

by Michael Taylor | @MickSTaylor | Thomson Reuters Foundation
Thursday, 18 October 2018 11:00 GMT

By Michael Taylor

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Weeks after a powerful 2016 earthquake sent glass and masonry toppling from buildings in New Zealand's capital, work began on how the "lifelines of the city", such as water supplies, could be protected in the event of a similar or bigger disaster.

17 Oct 2018 description

DENGUE 2

Epidémie en cours ou circulation active aux Samoa Américaines, Nouvelle-Calédonie et Réunion

FIEVRE TYPHOÏDE

Epidémie à Fidji

WEST NILE

Circulation en France

17 Oct 2018 description

Australia's prime minister Scott Morrison is said to be considering allowing asylum seekers and refugees detained on Nauru into New Zealand.

Read more on Radio New Zealand International.

16 Oct 2018 description

At 31 July 2018, there were 1345 people in immigration detention facilities, including 1172 in immigration detention on the mainland and 173 in immigration detention on Christmas Island.

A further 386 people were living in the community after being approved for a residence determination and 17,029 were living in the community after grant of a Bridging Visa E.

10 Oct 2018 description
report HALO Trust

CLEARING A PATH TO STABILITY

Ambassador Bradley Sawden from New Zealand visited The HALO Trust programme in Fallujah on 29 September to see the work being done to make the city safe from improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and other dangerous debris left behind by recent conflict.

09 Oct 2018 description

Faits marquants intervenus depuis la diffusion de la carte précédente sur PacNet, le 1 octobre 2018 :

  • Tonga : L’épidémie de dengue de type 2 a été déclarée éteinte.. ‒ Source: communication personnelle avec les autorités sanitaires le 8 octobre 2018. ‒ L’alerte ne figure plus sur la carte.

05 Oct 2018 description

HON KRIS FAAFOI

Work on a weather station is underway to help Tokelau build its knowledge of and resilience to climate change, Civil Defence Minister Kris Faafoi announced today.

“The weather station will help Tokelau forecast and record changes in the weather,” Kris Faafoi said.

“Over time the data on temperatures, rainfall and wind will help us identify and address the impacts of climate change on Tokelau.”