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19 Jun 2018 description

Situation sur Wallis et Futuna au 12/06/18 :

  • Semaine 25 (en cours) du 18/06/18 au 24/06/18 : 2 cas confirmés

  • Semaine 24 du 11/06/18 au 17/06/18 : 7 cas confirmés

171 cas de Dengue confirmés ou probables à Wallis et Futuna en 2017/2018 dont 16 hospitalisations.

Wallis :

  • 162 Cas confirmés ou probables au total en 2017/2018 :

  • 12 Cas importés :

18 Jun 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Community-based violence in Tillabery region (Abala and Efrakane), at the border with Mali, resulted in the death of over 40 civilians between 26 and 28 April. Community-based tensions intensified due to cross-border movements of non-state armed groups from Mali to the Tillabéri region.

  • Violence against civilians included armed banditry, cattle theft, and the kidnapping of a humanitarian aid worker from an international NGO on 11 April, between Ayorou and Inates;

18 Jun 2018 description

On 8 June 2018, the Ministry of Health (MoH) for Kenya confirmed an outbreak of Rift Valley fever. The first patient was admitted to a hospital in Wajir County in north-eastern Kenya on 2 June with fever, body weakness, and bleeding from the gums and mouth. The patient reported having consumed meat from a sick animal; the patient died the same day. On 4 June, two relatives of the index patient were admitted. Blood samples were collected and sent to the Kenya Medical Research Institute, one of which was confirmed positive for Rift Valley fever on 6 June.

18 Jun 2018 description

Au sommaire
Inondations P.1
Mouvements de populations P.2
Accès humanitaire P.4
Sécurité alimentaire P.6

FAITS SAILLANTS

  • 170 000 personnes menacées par les inondations cette année au Niger

  • Plus de 16 000 PDI dans les régions de Tillabéry et Tahoua

  • Treize zones extrêmement et moyennement vulnérables à l’insécurité alimentaire de plus qu’en décembre 2017

  • La méningite en net recul comparé à 2017

  • Financement humanitaire en baisse cette année

18 Jun 2018 description
report ALIMA

Dakar/Paris, June 8 2018. The medical humanitarian organization ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) will open an Ebola treatment center equipped, for the first time, with biosecure emergency care units, in Itipo in the Equateur Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

18 Jun 2018 description

5 New events

52 Ongoing events

46 Outbreaks

9 Humanitarian crises

  • This Weekly Bulletin focuses on selected acute public health emergencies occurring in the WHO African Region. The WHO Health Emergencies Programme is currently monitoring 55 events in the region. This week’s edition covers key new and ongoing events, including:

Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Measles in Liberia
Hepatitis E in Namibia
Humanitarian crisis in north-east Nigeria
Humanitarian crisis in Cameroon.

18 Jun 2018 description
report ALIMA

Dakar/Paris, 18 juin 2018. L’organisation médicale humanitaire ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) ouvre un centre de traitement Ebola équipé pour la première fois de chambres d’urgence biosécurisées, à Itipo, dans la province de l’Equateur, en République Démocratique du Congo.

18 Jun 2018 description

Abuja, 18th June, 2018 - Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole has assured the African Regional Commission for Certification for Poliomyelitis Eradication (ARCC) meeting in Abuja, Nigeria (18 – 22 June 2018) that Nigeria, indeed Africa, is on the right track to end the scourge of the crippling disease.

18 Jun 2018 description

POINTS SAILLANTS

• Plus de 80 000 burundais affectés par les pluies diluviennes depuis janvier ;

• Malgré une bonne saison agricole 2018A, près de 1,7 million de burundais restent en insécurité alimentaire (IPC3, en crise) ;

• Entre janvier 2016 et mai 2018, la Hotline a reçu 7 370 appels.

CHIFFRES CLES

Pop. dans le besoin 3,6 millions
Population ciblée 2,4 millions
PDI 169 374
Réfugiés congolais 72 212
Réfugiés burundais 413 283
Pers. en insécurité alimentaire 1,7 million

18 Jun 2018 description

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

• 24 735 people have been affected by the Monsoon rains as .

• Several infrastructures in the camps have been damaged including 18 water points, 252 latrines and one health facility.

• The health sector Monsoon and cyclone contingency and response plan is activated.

SITUATION OVERVIEW

• According to the Needs and Population Monitoring (NPM) exercise, there are an estimated 915 000 Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar as of 25 May 2018. Of these, 702 000 are new arrivals since 25 August 2017.

18 Jun 2018 description

Keynotes and Events of Public Health Significance

  • A total of 132 suspected cases of immediately reportable disease and events including 24 deaths were reported 98% and 98% respectively

  • Completeness and timeliness of health facility reports were

  • Ongoing Lassa fever outbreak in three counties

  • Ongoing measles outbreak in five counties

18 Jun 2018 description
report Caritas

Mbandaka, le 12 juin 2018 (caritasdev.cd) : une forte délégation du Réseau Caritas locale a effectué une mission depuis vendredi 1er juin 2018 à Bikoro et Itipo pour évaluer et lancer les travaux d’appui à la riposte contre la Maladie à Virus Ebola (MVE), dans la Province de l’Equateur.

18 Jun 2018 description

In Numbers

  • 7.7 m people in food insecurity and livelihood crisis (15th IPC)

  • 4.6 m people in need of nutrition assistance

  • US$195.2 m seven months (June - December 2018) net funding requirements, representing 63% of total

  • 1,077,425 m people assisted in May 2018

Country Background & Strategy

17 Jun 2018 description
report Voice of America

MBANDAKA, CONGO —

For 25 years, Patrick Matondo has earned a living buying and selling monkeys, bats and other animals popularly known as bush meat along the Congo River. Standing on the riverbank in Mbandaka, a city affected by the deadly new outbreak of the Ebola virus, the father of five said that for the first time he's worried he won't be able to support his family.

"Since Ebola was declared, business has decreased by almost half. It's really, really bad," the 47-year-old said, hanging his head.

16 Jun 2018 description

Conflict in Al Hudaydah threatens ports; sustained imports needed to mitigate risk of Famine

16 Jun 2018 description

OVERVIEW

The Rubber Plantation Transit Centre (TC) in Kutupalong was established to temporarily receive newly arrived refugees in urgent need of life-saving assistance pending their relocation to the Kutupalong settlement. The site was designed in a way to limit the impact on the environment, with the minimum number of trees being cut within the rubber plantation. The trees provide some shaded areas to protect refugees from the sun, and for some space between the tents and shelters.

16 Jun 2018 description

OVERVIEW

Since 25 August 2017, over 711,000* refugees fled Myanmar into Bangladesh. Over the past eight months, UNHCR and partners have been scaling up their response and preparedness eorts in the area of health, including strengthening support to medical and healthcare facilities in refugee-hosting areas with equipment and other immediate needs such as ambulances, hospital tents, medicines, medical supplies, resources, and training. In addition, UNHCR and partners have expanded their response to host communities through supporting government hospitals.

16 Jun 2018 description

In north-eastern Nigeria, armed groups such as Boko Haram factions have now been raging since 2009, clashing with Nigerian armed forces, forcing people to leave their villages. The city of Dikwa, which already hosts 14 Internally Displaced People (IDP) camps, faces a considerable lack of space.

16 Jun 2018 description

. Clashes are continuing just south of Hodeidah city during the Eid al-Fitr festival, one of the most important religious holidays for Muslims. Many people in Hodeidah left their homes yesterday to go to Mosque or visit friends and family, but many are frightened to move far from their homes.

· Fighting is ongoing in several locations near the city's southern outskirts, where Ansar Allah troops are holding a line close to Hodeidah airport. Frontlines elsewhere have shifted inland in response to heavy coalition airstrikes.