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31 Dec 2010 description

This document is for humanitarian health actors working at national and sub-national level in countries facing emergencies and crises. It applies to Health Cluster partners, including governmental and non-governmental health service providers.

31 Dec 2010 description

Faits marquants

- Réouverture de la route Burhale-Shabunda aux 4X4, en territoire Shabunda

- Le sud des territoires de Fizi et Shabunda toujours difficiles d'accès suite aux conditions sécuritaires

- Pour la première fois en trois ans, une équipe conjointe d'évaluation couvre l'entièreté des Hauts Plateaux d'Uvira

31 Dec 2010 description

HIGHLIGHTS

- An outbreak of yellow fever has been confirmed in northern Uganda; 189 cases with 48 deaths reported as of the end of December 2010

- Over 300 households in Napak and Moroto districts have been affected by fire outbreaks

- Flooding and waterlogging destroyed more than 19,000 acres of crops in Pader in November 2010

31 Dec 2010 description

Evènements clés

=B7 Près de 10 millions de personnes affectées par la crise alimentaire en 2010

=B7 Première visite africaine du Chef de l'action humanitaire

=B7 Plus de 1,9 million de personnes touchées par les inondations en Afrique de l'Ouest et du Centre

=B7 Près de 58 000 cas de cholera reportés en Afrique de l'Ouest et du Centre

=B7 Plus de 20 000 personnes affectées de la méningite en 2010

=B7 FCFA 184 milliards reçus pour l'action humanitaire en 2010

=B7 FCFA 219 milliards requis pour faire face aux besoins humanitaires en 2011 en Afrique …

31 Dec 2010 description

The British Government today unveiled landmark plans to tackle malaria and prevent deaths during pregnancy and childbirth in a move that could save an unprecedented number of lives.

The first of two new Frameworks for Results provides a comprehensive strategy for how British aid money will deliver the Coalition Government's commitments to help halve malaria deaths in at least ten hot spots in Africa and Asia.

The second Framework sets out how the UK will help to save the lives of at least 50,000 women and 250,000 newborns and enable at least 10 million couples to access family …

31 Dec 2010 description

After losing her eldest daughter to malaria, Anne-Marie has received life-saving bednets to protect her family

A disease that kills

Angelique Mukashyaka wanted to be a singer. A happy, sociable girl, she enjoyed school and sang in her church choir in the village of Masaka, Rwanda.

But at the age of 13, Angelique's future was snatched away from her. An illness that began with a fever and headache worsened until she could not walk or even speak - she was in the grip of malaria.

Each year, some 863,000 people around the world lose their lives to malaria.

31 Dec 2010 description

DATE: 31 December 2010, 5:00 PM

Situation Overview

- Landslides and flooding occurred in the provinces of Albay, Sorsogon and Catanduanes as a result of moderate to heavy rains since early morning of 29 December 2010 due to tail-end of a cold front

- As of today, improved weather condition is prevailing in the following Bicol provinces: ALBAY -sunny & partly cloudy; CAMARINES NORTE- Cloudy with intermittent rainshowers; CAMARINES SUR - Cloudy; CATANDUANES - sunny & partly cloudy; MASBATE - rainy; and SORSOGON- cloudy.

- All national roads affected by flooding and …

31 Dec 2010 description

This report covers the period 1 July to 31 December 2010.

Programme summary:

Red Cross National Societies are community-based organizations.

31 Dec 2010 description

DATE: 31 December 2010, 11:00 AM

Source: MDRRMCs and PDRRMCs through OCDRC V

Situation Overview

  • Landslides and flooding occurred in the provinces of Albay, Sorsogon and Catanduanes as a result of moderate to heavy rains since early morning of 29 December 2010 due to tail-end of a cold front

31 Dec 2010 description

Impending Drought Situation

The harsh dry season continues to affected many parts of Somalia, including Somaliland and Puntland. According to media reports, the impending drought situation has already had severe impact on the lives of people and livestock, particularly in Hobyo District, Mudug Region.

According to field reports, humanitarian conditions in Bay, Bakool and Gedo regions also continue to deteriorate and predictions are that the situation will worsen without humanitarian interventions.

31 Dec 2010 description
report Save the Children

As thousands of children are forced to flee their homes to escape violence in Cote d'Ivoire, Save the Children warns that the situation could deteriorate rapidly.

"Children will suffer most if the political situation is not resolved quickly," said Guy Cave, Save the Children's Country Director in Cote d'Ivoire. "Around 20,000 people have already left their homes to seek safety in neighbouring Liberia and many more could become homeless within Cote d'Ivoire.

31 Dec 2010 description

Period covered by this update: 1 January - 30 November 2010

Revised Appeal target (current):

2010 from CHF 1,944,234.07 to CHF 1,943,733.50

2011 from CHF 2,706,101.10 to CHF 2,705,711.10

Appeal coverage: 66%

Appeal history:

This Emergency Appeal for Syria was launched on 17 December 2009 with starting date as of 1 January 2010.

31 Dec 2010 description

In April 2009, the ICRC launched an emergency assistance operation to improve the nutritional situation in Zimbabwe prisons. Therapeutic feeding programmes for acutely malnourished prisoners and general food distributions to prevent further malnourishment allowed malnutrition rates to drop sharply. For over a year, the ICRC has continued to work with Zimbabwe Prison Service (ZPS) to improve the diet of prisoners and ensure monitoring of the situation.

31 Dec 2010 description

Key Points

275,762 Zimbabweans register as South Africa ends "Special Dispensation on Zimbabwe.

$415 million CAP 2011 launched.

Cholera continues to spread.

31 Dec 2010 description

Key Highlights

X Outbreak of Yellow Fever (YF) confirmed in Uganda

X Suspected outbreak of Plague reported in Tanzania

31 Dec 2010 description

Executive Summary

Aung San Suu Kyi once famously said, "We must hope for the best, but prepare for the worst". As this report is being written the first elected government for 20 years is being formed in Burma following the November General Election. The convening of parliament, new and more complex political structures plus the freedom of Aung San Suu Kyi herself, all offer hope of reconciliation and change; of a more constructive relationship with the international community, increasing humanitarian space and resolution of decades of conflict.

31 Dec 2010 description
report UN Children's Fund

In this issue:

End-of-2010 Letter from UNICEF-Iraq Repre-sentative, Sikander Khan (2)

Advocating for Targeted Investments in Iraq's Most Deprived Children to Accelerate MDG Attainment with Equity (4)

Iraq Celebrates the 21st Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child; Sever-al Governorates Commit to Establish Child Rights Committees (5)

Nationwide Polio Drive Reaches Over Five Million Children to Keep Iraq Polio Free (7)

Thousands of Students Celebrate Global Handwashing Day; Improve their Health and Well-Being by Learning to Wash Their Hands (8)

Solid …