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22 Oct 2017 description



Gender-based violence (GBV) represents a major cause of psychological morbidity worldwide, and particularly in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Although there are effective treatments for common mental disorders associated with GBV, they typically require lengthy treatment programs that may limit scaling up in LMICs. The aim of this study was to test the effectiveness of a new 5-session behavioural treatment called Problem Management Plus (PM+) that lay community workers can be taught to deliver.

22 Oct 2017 description

**Development on the 2018 HNO/HRP **

Inside this issue:

Development on the 2018 HNO/ HRP

Cluster Objectve 1: Deliver quality lifesaving interventions for acutely malnourished girls, boys and pregnant and lactating women

Cluster Objectve 2: Contribute to prevention of malnutriton by enhancing BSFP, micronutrient support, deworming and IYCF

Cluster Objective 3: Strengthen capacity of natonal authorites and local partners, to ensure effective, decentralised nutrition

22 Oct 2017 description

20 October 2017-Mbabane: The Ministry of Health, with support from the World Health Organisation (WHO) conducted a sensitisation workshop for technical officers as well as senior officials on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

22 Oct 2017 description

19 October, 2017, Juba: The Ministry of Health of the Republic of South Sudan with support from the World Health Organization (WHO), held a two-day consultative multi stakeholder meeting from 18-19 October, 2017 in Juba for the development of an integrated Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, Adolescent Health and Nutrition (RMNCAH & N) strategic plan for South Sudan.

22 Oct 2017 description

Today the national taskforce for poliovirus containment in the laboratory met as part of the country’s efforts to maintain its polio free status. The committee members discussed findings from a field mission reviewing all biomedical laboratories for possible wild poliovirus infectious material while encouraging the destruction of all unneeded materials. The Ministry aims to strengthen its surveillance system by developing an inventory of all laboratories that retain material which may have potential infectious material.

22 Oct 2017 description


o This Reserve Allocation Strategy is issued by the Humanitarian Coordinator (HC), in consultation with the Clusters and Advisory Board of the IHF, to set the IHF funding priorities for the Hawiga Response Plan.

o A total amount of up to USD 20 million is available for this allocation. This allocation strategy paper outlines the allocation priorities and rationale for the prioritization.

o This allocation paper also provides strategic direction and a timeline for the allocation process.

22 Oct 2017 description

La Coordinación Nacional de Protección Civil dio a conocer el aviso de término de la Declaratoria de Emergencia que se emitió a través del boletín de prensa 343/17 en el estado de Oaxaca, por la presencia de lluvia severa e inundación fluvial.

22 Oct 2017 description

La Coordinación Nacional de Protección Civil emitió una Declaratoria de Emergencia en el estado de Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, por la presencia inundación fluvial ocurrida del 11 al 15 de octubre de 2017.

La Coordinación Nacional de Protección Civil de la Secretaría de Gobernación emitió hoy una Declaratoria de Emergencia en el estado de Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, para los municipios de Álamo Temapache, Ángel R. Cabada, Catemaco, Santiago Tuxtla y Tempoal, por la presencia inundación fluvial ocurrida del 11 al 15 de octubre de 2017.

22 Oct 2017 description

Over 11 million Yemeni children are in need of humanitarian assistance as a result of the devastating conflict that has ravaged the country since March 2015. Facing the largest food security crisis in the world and an unprecedented cholera outbreak, deprived of access to basic WASH, health and nutrition services, children are unable to fulfil their potential. Every 10 minutes, at least one child dies of preventable causes like malnutrition, diarrhea, and respiratory tract infections.

22 Oct 2017 description

KINSHASA, 20 OCTOBRE 2017. Devant la multiplication des épidémies d'ampleur grandissante qui surviennent régulièrement en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC), - huit épisodes de la maladie à virus Ebola depuis 1976, des dizaines d'épidémies de choléra, de rougeole, de fièvre jaune etc.

22 Oct 2017 description

MOGADISHU, 21st October, 2017 (WAM) -- The second UAE medical team has arrived in the Somali capital Mogadishu to supervise the implementation of directives given the UAE leadership to provide medical treatment for 100 of victims of the recent terrorist bombing in Mogadishu.

Upon its arrival, the medical team assessed the medical condition of the injured and a number of cases were admitted to the Sheikh Zayed Hospital in Mogadishu for urgent medical treatment .

22 Oct 2017 description

During the last 10 month of the year 2017, 161941 suspected dengue cases have been reported to the Epidemiology Unit from all over the island. Latest Disease Trends,

Approximately 42.92% of dengue cases were reported from the Western province. The highest numbers of dengue cases were reported during the 29 week of 2017.

22 Oct 2017 description
report European Union

Bujumbura, 20/10/2017 - 11:17 - UNIQUE ID: 171020_4

22 Oct 2017 description


  • As of 17 October 2017, cumulative number of new arrivals in all sites of Ukiah, Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar and Ramu: 589 000 1 , including 46 000 in host communities, 313 000 in Kutupalong Balukhali and 161 000 in new spontaneous sites.

  • By end of 8th day of the Oral Cholera Vaccine campaign, 700 487 people were vaccinated, reaching 106% of the total estimated target population. No immediate adverse events from immunization were reported.

22 Oct 2017 description

These dashboards reflect selected aggregate achievements of 3RP regional sectoral indicators on the humanitarian and resilience responses of more than 240 partners involved in the 3RP Inter-Agency Appeal in Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey. Indicators are regionally aggregated and targets are based on full funding of the 3RP 2017 and an expected population of 4.7 million refugees by end-2017.

22 Oct 2017 description

Key highlights

  • Four (4) new cases of cVDPV2 were reported this week— three (3) from Mayadeen district and one (1) from Boukamal district, Deir Ez-Zor governorate.

  • The total number of confirmed cVDPV2 cases is 52.

  • The second immunization round for Raqqa concluded on 13 October.
    According to administrative data, a total of 144,414 children aged 0-59m were vaccinated with mOPV2. The numbers of children reported vaccinated represented 96% of a revised estimated target calculated according to updated micro-plans.

22 Oct 2017 description


Cette fiche fournit un aperçu des conditions dans le site de El Hadji Mainari, situé à 8 km du chef-lieu de la commune de Gueskerou dans la région de Diffa.

Les informations présentées ici sont basées sur une cartographie des infrastructures et des entretiens avec des informateurs clés effectués en septembre 2017.

Cette fiche fait partie d’une série pour informer la réponse humanitaire au Niger. Tous les produits sont disponibles ici.

22 Oct 2017 description

The International Development Secretary Priti Patel has called for the international community to act now and not forget the millions of people displaced by increasing levels of violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Ms Patel’s call came as she announced vital lifesaving support for hundreds of thousands of victims of political insecurity and increasing levels of violence in the DRC.

The crisis has forced 3.8 million people to flee their homes, resulting in widespread malnutrition, disease and suffering in many regions of the DRC.