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09 Dec 2016 description

This report is produced by Office of the UN Resident Coordinator in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 1 November to 30 November 2016. The next issue will be published around 31 December 2016.

Highlights

  • Joint Rapid Assessment Reveals Disturbing Trend in Kunene Region

  • Namibia organises Information Management Scoping Mission

  • SBPP Expert Deployed to DDRM

  • Mauritius Hosts Africa Regional Platform on DRR

Situation Overview

03 Nov 2016 description

This report is produced by Office of the UN Resident Coordinator in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 1 October to 31 October 2016. The next issue will be published around 30 November 2016.

Highlights

  • African Union visits Namibia on Drought Response

  • US OFDA Mission in Namibia on Drought Situation

  • Weather and Climate-Related Disasters Double

  • Namibia Celebrates International Day for Disaster Reduction.

10 Aug 2016 description

This report is produced by Office of the UN Resident Coordinator in collaboration with humanitarian partners. It covers the period from 23 July to 5 August 2016. The next report will be issued on or around 19 August.

Highlights

  • Namibia CADRI Mission completed.

  • Namibia to host the Africa Drought Conference on 15-19 August 2016.

  • SADC launches USD 2.4 billion appeal for 40 million affected in the region.

26 Feb 2014 description

Highlights

  • 32 cases recorded in the capital city, Windhoek, with 2 fatalities, since 5 February, 2014.

  • 7 new cases in Opuwo District, Kunene and 2 cases in Okahandja district, Otjozondjupa, with one fatality.

  • National case fatality rate is 3.5%; Windhoek is 6.3%.

18 Feb 2014 description

Highlights

• Since November 2013, Namibia has been experiencing a cholera outbreak, which was mainly confined to the northern regions. 518 cases have been recorded nationally with 17 fatalities.

• On 11 February 2014 the first recorded cases of cholera were recorded in the capital, Windhoek, in the Katutura Areas, Khomas Regional Council.

• Fourteen (14) suspected or confirmed cases of cholera in Windhoek, since Tuesday 11th February 2014.

• One death has been recorded in the Katutura area.

24 May 2013 description

Highlights

  • On 17 May 2013 the President on Namibia declared a national drought emergency and called for assistance from the international community.

  • An estimated 330,925 people have now been classified as food insecure – 14 per cent of Namibia’s total population of 2.324 million.

  • The Government of Namibia is already responding to the situation, and has announced an emergency allocation N$200 million (US$20.7 million).