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24 Sep 2018 description

Situation update

  • No new cases of cVDPV2 or cVDPV3 have been confirmed this week. The last reported case in this outbreak was cVDPV2, from Fanole IDP camp in Kismayo district, Lower Juba region with a date of onset of paralysis on 30 July 2018.

  • The total number of cVDPV cases remains seven (7): four cVDPV2, two cVDPV3 and one case with a coinfection of cVDPV2 and cVDPV3.

24 Sep 2018 description

La situation humanitaire du mois d’août au Burundi demeure stable et s’inscrit dans la continuité d’une amélioration relative observée depuis le début de l’année 2018, notamment en matière de sécurité alimentaire, de nutrition et de mouvements de populations. Le nombre de personnes en insécurité alimentaire a diminué de 35 pour cent, passant de 2.6 millions de personnes en juillet 2017 à 1,7 million en avril 2018. Cette diminution est principalement liée à l’amélioration de la production agricole au cours de la saison 2018A.

24 Sep 2018 description

In Numbers

35,421 refugees received food assistance

170,000 households targeted for Food for Assets

41,921 children, adolescents and adults treated for acute malnutrition

880,929 children received school meals

Operational Updates

Refugee Programme

24 Sep 2018 description

POINTS SAILLANTS

• Depuis septembre 2017, plus de 47.000 Burundais réfugiés en Tanzanie ont été rapatriés ;

• 87% des enfants rapatriés en âge d’être scolarisés n’ont pas intégré le système éducatif l’année 2017-2018 ;

• Trois quarts des rapatriés sont dépourvus de documents administratifs ;

• 6 enfants sur 10 de moins de 5 ans sont affectés par la malnutrition chronique.

CHIFFRES CLES

Pop. dans le besoin 3,6 millions
H (6) F E 0,85M 0,88M 1,87M

24 Sep 2018 description

In Numbers

US$6.6 m six months (June - November 2018) net funding requirements

276,250 people targeted in 2018

Operational Updates

24 Sep 2018 description

I. Allocation Overview

A) Introduction/Humanitarian Situation

  1. The UN Humanitarian Coordinator (HC) has launched this standard allocation for US $3.5 million in order to support the implementation of the Jordan Response Plan (JRP) by releasing resources to partners and to respond to critical funding gaps in Jordan.

24 Sep 2018 description

Key Highlights

  • A total of 18,616 (4,896 men, 6,262 women, 3,729 boys, and 3,729 girls) IDPs and other conflict - affected Yemenis and 480 migrants (337 men, 62 women, 53 boys, and 28 girls) were provided with healthcare assistance across Yemen, including MHPSS and health promotion sessions.

  • A total of 1,044 migrants were provided direct assistance during the reporting week, including food, NFIs, accommodation, healthcare, and awareness raising orientation.

24 Sep 2018 description

Reliable and better notification of maternal deaths is essential for the successful diagnosis of barriers to care and formulation of targeted interventions to get to zero maternal deaths. Indeed, maternal and perinatal death surveillance can provide a better scope for planning and prevention of maternal and perinatal deaths.

24 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Kabul, Afghanistan, 23 September 2018 - The European Union (EU) is contributing Euros 25 million in support of Afghan children on the move and ending polio.

The four-year grant will enable UNICEF and partners to better reintegrate children on the move, and to provide them with a protective environment. It will also support UNICEF, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Government of Afghanistan in their endeavor to eradicate polio.

24 Sep 2018 description

by Saleem Shahid

QUETTA: More than 2.5 million children under the age of five will be administered drops during a three-day anti-polio campaign to be launched across Balochistan on Monday (today).

Balochistan Emergency Operation Centre Coordinator Syed Faisal Ahmed said here on Sunday that vitamin-A drops would also be given to the children.

24 Sep 2018 description

As is known, K1 Britannia Foundation took a leading role in the immediate relief efforts post Hurricanes Irma & Maria, with relief work continuing in the form of material and construction help until June of this year. Having been involved in such an active way post-Irma, the foundation evaluated its role with partners during this time and realized that its job in disaster relief & crisis management is not over but has merely just begun. With key partners such as the cruise lines, the foundation has expanded its disaster relief focus and activities both on St.

23 Sep 2018 description

Highlights

  • 28 new cases were reported on September 21, 2018 from 5 LGAs (Gujba, Gulani, Damaturu, Fune and Potiskum)

  • 0 death was recorded.

Epidemiological Summary

23 Sep 2018 description

Highlights

 96 additional suspected cases of cholera were reported on the 22nd of September 2018 in Borno State

 2 new deaths reported from Jere and Chibok LGAs

Epidemiological Summary

23 Sep 2018 description

By Mary Joy Evalarosa

James Dean Dait, 22, was on duty as a Philippine Red Cross volunteer when Typhoon Mangkhut hit very early on 15 September. Just hours before it made landfall, he had attended a pre-disaster meeting at the Ilocos Norte chapter on the northwestern tip of Luzon where the Red Cross team discussed how they would respond do the category 4 typhoon, the world’s strongest so far in 2018.

23 Sep 2018 description

Summary of the current revision

This Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA) is being further revised from the December 2017 revision in order to accelerate the implementation of the plan, and, based on actual needs, is proposing an extension of operational timeframe by an additional two months from the planned end date of October 2018 to December 2018 so as to give time for finalization of activities. Sectoral and organizational development support will be pursued in 2019 through the IFRC country operational plan.

A. Situation analysis

23 Sep 2018 description

This Emergency Appeal seeks a total of 5,425,000 Swiss francs on a preliminary basis to enable the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) to support to the Nigerian Red Cross Society (NRCS) to deliver assistance and support to some 300,000 people for 9 months in 10 flood-affected states in Nigeria. CHF 500000 DREF loan has been allocated to start the operation.