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09 Sep 2009 description

As of September 09, 2009, 17H30 GMT, 23 countries have officially reported 8102 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including 40 deaths.

03 Sep 2009 description

As of September 03, 2009, 17H30 GMT, 22 countries have officially reported 5559 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including 28 deaths.

The breakdown of confirmed cases and deaths by country is given in the table below.

Country
Cumulative total
Newly confirmed since August 31
Cases
Deaths
03 Sep 2009 description

1.0 SUMMARY

October to March constitutes the main rainfall season over most of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) region. From October to December 2009, most of the western parts of conterminous SADC will have an increased chance of receiving normal to below-normal rainfall with the exception of extreme west of Angola, northern Mozambique, bulk of Malawi and eastern parts of Zambia which are expected to receive above-normal rainfall. The eastern part of conterminous SADC is likely to have an increased chance of receiving normal to above-normal rainfall.

02 Sep 2009 description

As of September 02, 2009, 17H30 GMT, 22 countries have officially reported 5547 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including 28 deaths.

The breakdown of confirmed cases and deaths by country is given in the table below.

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Cumulative total
Newly confirmed since August 31
Cases
Deaths
02 Sep 2009 description

Kigali, 2 September 2009 -- The World Health Organization has proposed measures for strengthening the capacity of Member States in the African Region for outbreak preparedness and response in the context of the current global Pandemic H1N1 2009.

The proposals are contained in a report presented by the WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Luis Sambo, to the WHO Regional Committee for Africa taking place in Kigali, Rwanda.

Among the measures suggested by Dr Sambo are mitigating the potential impact of the pandemic on populations and health systems; raising awareness of health issues …

01 Sep 2009 description

As of September 01, 2009, 17H30 GMT, 22 countries have officially reported 5515 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including 27 deaths.

27 Aug 2009 description
report UN General Assembly

Sixty-fourth session
Item 72 (a) of the provisional agenda
Strengthening of the coordination of humanitarian and
disaster relief assistance of the United Nations, including
special economic assistance: strengthening of the coordination

27 Aug 2009 description

As of August 27, 2009, 17H30 GMT, 21 countries have officially reported 3872 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including 11 deaths.

The breakdown of confirmed cases and deaths by country is given in the table below.

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Cumulative total
Newly confirmed since August 26
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Deaths
27 Aug 2009 description

This report covers the period 1 January to 30 June 2009

In brief

Programme purpose: To increase the capacity of the International Federation to assist National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to reduce the number of deaths, injuries and impact from disasters through the provision of timely and adequate financial support for disaster response from the Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF).

Programme summary:

During the first six months of the year, the DREF allocated a total of CHF 7,484,779 in 49 different allocations to 32 Red Cross Red Crescent National Societies.

26 Aug 2009 description

As of August 26, 2009, 17H30 GMT, 20 countries have officially reported 3867 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including 11 deaths.

The breakdown of confirmed cases and deaths by country is given in the table below.

Country
Cumulative total
Newly confirmed since August 25
Cases
Deaths
25 Aug 2009 description

As of August 25, 2009, 17H30 GMT, 20 countries have officially reported 3852 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including 11 deaths.

The breakdown of confirmed cases and deaths by country is given in the table below.

Country
Cumulative total
Newly confirmed since August 24, 2009
Cases
Deaths
23 Aug 2009 description

As of August 23, 2009, 17H30 GMT, 20 countries have officially reported 3843 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including 11 deaths.

22 Aug 2009 description
report UN General Assembly

Soixante-troisième session
Point 42 de l'ordre du jour provisoire*
Rapport du Haut-Commissaire des Nations Unies
pour les réfugiés, questions relatives aux réfugiés,

21 Aug 2009 description
report Inter Press Service

By Thalif Deen

STOCKHOLM, Aug 21 (IPS) - The widespread water scarcity in the African continent, impacting on the lives of nearly 300 million people, may be aggravated further by several new threats, including climate change, transboundary disputes and the negative fallout from military conflicts.

Par Granstedt, general secretary of the Association of European Parliamentarians for Africa (AWEPA), points out that the African continent has contributed least to the emissions causing climate change, but is hardest hit by their effects.

"We need to develop common strategies to …

19 Aug 2009 description

As of August 19, 2009, 17H30 GMT, 20 countries have officially reported 3276 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including 11 deaths.

The breakdown of confirmed cases and deaths by country is given in the table below.

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Cumulative total
Newly confirmed since August 18
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Deaths
18 Aug 2009 description

As of August 18, 2009, 17H30 GMT, 20 countries have officially reported 3255 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including 11 deaths.

The breakdown of confirmed cases and deaths by country is given in the table below.

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Cumulative total
Newly confirmed since August 17
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Deaths
14 Aug 2009 description

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11 Aug 2009 description

As of August 11, 2009, 17H30 GMT, 16 countries have officially reported 1469 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including three deaths.

The breakdown of confirmed cases and deaths by country is given in the table below.

Cumulative total
Newly confirmed since August 10
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Cases
07 Aug 2009 description

As of August 07, 2009, 17H30 GMT, 15 countries have officially reported 595 laboratory confirmed human cases of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 including one death.