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17 Oct 2017 description

The ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) is a weekly bulletin for epidemiologists and health professionals on active public health threats. This issue of the ECDC Communicable Disease Threats Report (CDTR) covers the period 8-14 October 2017 and includes updates on Legionnaires' disease, influenza, rubella, measles, West Nile fever, chikungunya, cholera and plague.

16 Oct 2017 description

Total Assessments 124

Verified Return Villages 63

Refugee Villages of Origin 79

Background information

16 Oct 2017 description

Total Assessments 521

Verified Return Villages 196

Refugee Villages of Origin 315

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16 Oct 2017 description

Total Assessments 138

Verified Return Villages 31

Refugee Villages of Origin 58

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16 Oct 2017 description

Total Assessments 77

Verified Return Villages 38

Refugee Villages of Origin 57

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16 Oct 2017 description

Total Assessments 173

Verified Return Villages 60

Refugee Villages of Origin 118

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16 Oct 2017 description

Total Assessments 9

Verified Return Villages 4

Refugee Villages of Origin 3

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13 Oct 2017 description
report Mae Tao Clinic

[Mae Sot, 11 October 2017] The Mae Tao Clinic announced today the public launch of its fundraising campaign. The fundraising campaign aims to raise funds for its 2018 operational costs in order to continue its provision of essential health care, education and protection to over 250,000 displaced and vulnerable people from Burma/Myanmar. Since it was founded in 1989, the Mae Tao Clinic has served as a primary health facility along the Thailand-Burma/Myanmar border.

12 Oct 2017 description
report Jungle Aid

Background on Pala U Noi Village

This village has approximately 40 households with 200 residents.  Jungle Aid has been visiting and supporting this village for 6 years.  We have held regular emergency medical clinics, health promotion classes, supported hospital visits, provided basics such as rice and medicines, clothes, shoes, hygiene and stationery, installed water tanks and support access to school for all children under 16 years old.

Over the years’ Jungle Aid has achieved a huge amount:

03 Oct 2017 description

Executive Committee of the High Commissioner’s Programme

Overview of UNHCR’s operations in Asia and the Pacific

A. Situational context including new developments

03 Oct 2017 description

This month, August 12 is a special day, the 85th birthday of present King’s mother and it is also recognized and celebrated as Mother’s Day and therefore, it is celebrated in all the refugees’ camps. It is also the day recognized by ethnic Karen as Martyr Day and many refugees joined the celebration in Karen State, Burma. In Arakan State, Burma, since the beginning of this month, there has been communal violence and till now, more than 400 people reported being killed and hundreds of thousand being displaced. The displacement is really sad news.

02 Oct 2017 description
report Bangkok Post

Hospitals create safe zones as dirty water threatens lives

WRITER: ONNUCHA HUTASINGH

The recent floods have made life miserable for many people in the provinces, particularly patients with kidney disease who have been left scrabbling to find hygienic areas to perform peritoneal dialysis on themselves using portable, lightweight equipment.

But joint efforts and efficient management by various parties has helped ease the plight of patients suffering from failed kidneys.

27 Sep 2017 description

Resumen de la situación

Desde principios de enero de 2016 y hasta finales de julio de 2017, los países de la Región Europea notificaron 14.591 casos confirmados de sarampión; el 64% (n=9.386) de estos casos fueron notificados en 2017.

25 Sep 2017 description
report European Union

The European Union has been at the forefront of the international community’s re-engagement with Myanmar as the country has advanced in making significant reforms and opened up to the world. The EU is firmly committed to supporting Myanmar and its people on its path to democracy, peace and prosperity, thereby also strengthening the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN), the EU’s natural partner in South-East Asia.

19 Sep 2017 description
report Bangkok Post

Writer: Makkawan Wanakul and Chinnawat Singha

Six schools in Chaiyaphum's Muang district were closed and businesses shut their doors on Monday due to flooding caused by tropical depression Doksuri.

The municipal area was inundated, with low-lying areas under water a metre deep. Many shop owners closed up and took the day off.

With many streets impassable for small vehicles, motorists were advised to avoid the downtown area.

18 Sep 2017 description

Total Assessments 172

Verified Return Villages 60

Refugee Villages of Origin 117

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18 Sep 2017 description

Total Assessments 9

Verified Return Villages 4

Refugee Villages of Origin 3

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18 Sep 2017 description

Total Assessments 75

Verified Return Villages 36

Refugee Villages of Origin 55

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