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10 Dec 2017 description

Goals

The aim of this rapid Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) needs assessment is to understand the needs of communities affected by Hurricane Maria in Dominica, identify existing services and resources, and generate recommendations to inform the design of International Medical Corps programs.

Background

Country profile

10 Dec 2017 description

Highlights

  • The further reduction in the electricity supply to Gaza has caused a severe impact on the health services, 30 hospitals and 2 health facilities face risk of partial closure as the supply for back-up generators become depleted. An additional 70 primary healthcare facilities are also impacted.

10 Dec 2017 description

Highlights

  • The continued 20-22hour electricity cuts are placing an increasing burden on hospitals and primary healthcare clinics across Gaza. With funding for fuel from the humanitarian pooled fund, released by the UN Humanitarian Coordinator, and from WHO resources, lifesaving services have been sustained. This has directly reduced the mortality risk of 452 newborns, 400 intensive care patients and 658 patients requiring haemodialysis twice or three times a week.

10 Dec 2017 description

News release

6 DECEMBER 2017 | GENEVA - Diphtheria is rapidly spreading among Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, WHO warned today.

More than 110 suspected cases, including 6 deaths, have been clinically diagnosed by health partners, including Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and the International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC).

10 Dec 2017 description
report Government of Peru

Última información

Huánuco: Localidad de Rupa-Rupa soportó las lluvias más intensas del país

10 Dec 2017 description

Mogadishu, Somalia, 10 December 2017—The Federal Government of Somalia’s Ministry of Health with support from the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF today launched a focused 3-day oral polio vaccination campaign targeting 726 699 children under 5 years of age in districts of Banadir and Lower and Middle Shabelle regions.

10 Dec 2017 description

1. COMPLETENESS OF REPORTING

The completeness of reporting of public health centres in Al-Hasakeh governorate remained 100%, where all 99 public health centres continued to report to HeRAMS in 3rd Quarter 2017.

2. FUNCTIONALITY STATUS

10 Dec 2017 description

1. COMPLETENESS OF REPORTING

The completeness of reporting of public health centres in Ar-Raqqa governorate were 100%, where all 73 public health centres continued to report to HeRAMS in 3rd Quarter 2017

2. FUNCTIONALITY STATUS

10 Dec 2017 description

1. COMPLETENESS OF REPORTING

The completeness of reporting of public health centres in Deir-ez-Zor governorate remained 100%, where all 103 public health centres continued to report to HeRAMS in 3rd Quarter 2017.

2. FUNCTIONALITY STATUS

10 Dec 2017 description

1. COMPLETENESS OF REPORTING

The completeness of reporting of public health centres in NES governorates were 100%, where all 275 public health centres continued to report to HeRAMS in 3rd Quarter 2017.

2. FUNCTIONALITY STATUS

10 Dec 2017 description

Myanmar and Bangladesh signed a bilateral “arrangement for return”. UNHCR stands ready to support the voluntary return of all Rohingya refugees in line with international standards.
A steady flow of new refugees continues to cross to safety in Bangladesh from Myanmar’s Rakhine State, with a daily average of 750 new arrivals in November.
UNHCR is supporting the Government of Bangladesh to receive, assist and protect newly arrived refugees and address the needs of host communities.

10 Dec 2017 description
report El País

La estadística de defunciones indica que después del paso del huracán el 20 de septiembre hasta finales de octubre la cifra diaria de fallecimientos se desbordó con respecto a 2016 y 2015

10 Dec 2017 description

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • As of 6 December 2017, the cumulative number of new arrivals in all sites was 626,000. This number includes over 343,000 arrivals in Kutupalong Balukhali expansion site, 237,000 in other camps and settlements, and 46 000 arrivals in host communities.

  • As of 6 December, 354,982 adolescents and children received measles and rubella vaccination. Rapid convenience assessments are being carried out in parallel to the campaign, and based on their results corrective actions will be taken.