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26 Sep 2018 description

Highlights:

  • 61 suspected Measles reported mainly from Deir Ezzor, Hassakeh and Raqqa.

  • A decline in Typhoid suspected cases in Aresha camp with 30 reported cases.

Completeness & Timeliness of Reporting

  • The overall completeness of reporting was 85 %; (1073 out of total 1265 EWARS sentinel sites). 14 governorates have reported this week.

  • Timeliness of reporting was 84%.

26 Sep 2018 description

1,050 Cameroonian refugees were voluntarily relocated to Adagom settlement (Cross River state) with support from UNHCR and its partners.

UNHCR facilitated a training on International refugee protection for 36 Government security officials in Ogoja (Cross River state).

370 Cameroonian refugees and 40 host community members were trained on Entrepreneurship and business skills in Adagom and Anyake refugee settlements.

KEY INDICATORS

26 Sep 2018 description
report ACT Alliance

On the morning of Tuesday 4th September 2018, the high density suburbs of Harare in Zimbabwe, were hit by a cholera outbreak. The Government of Zimbabwe has since declared the epidemic a state of emergency after cholera and typhoid spread fast killing 28 people in 2 weeks and infecting over 7,000.

26 Sep 2018 description

Highlights:

  • 119 new cases with no deaths were reported from Fufore LGA

  • 1 case reported from an IDP camp in Pariya ward of Fufore LGA.

  • No new case was reported from Mubi North, Mubi South and Maiha LGAs.

  • Total case count now stands at 2224 with 34 deaths. CFR is 1.5%

Epidemiological summary

26 Sep 2018 description

Highlights:

  • 21 new cases were reported on September 24, 2018 from 5 LGAs (Gujba, Gulani, Damaturu, Fune and Potiskum)

  • 0 death was reported.

Epidemiological Summary:

26 Sep 2018 description
  1. Assessment Finding and Recommendation in brief:

Security context of Uruzgan, Ghazni provinces and Pato district of Daikundi province is highly volatile.

26 Sep 2018 description

Highlights

a. Based on Situation Report Number 42 from the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council ( NDRRMC ) of the Philippines, a total of 561,255 families / 2,398,630 people were affected in 5,032 barangays, 4cities/municipalities, and 31 provinces in in Regions I, II, III, Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), National Capital Region (NCR), CALABARZON, and MIMAROPA.

The number of temporarily displaced people further decreased to around 23,269 people / 5,610 families inside and outside evacuation centres .

26 Sep 2018 description

Situational Analysis

Description of the disaster

Mayon Volcano is in Albay province in the Bicol region, around 300 km southeast of the Philippine capital, Manila. On 13 January 2018, Mayon heightened activities, generating steam and ash. As the day progressed, more phreatic eruptions occur, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHILVOLCS) raised Mayon from alert level I (abnormal) until alert level IV (hazardous eruption imminent).

26 Sep 2018 description

About This Issue

Worsening ambient air quality due rising air pollution levels is fast emerging as one the greatest health risks faced by Indian citizens.

26 Sep 2018 description

Highlights

Yemen remains the world’s largest humanitarian crisis. Some 22.2 million people - 75 per cent of the population - are in need of humanitarian assistance. 17.8 million people are food insecure and 8.4 million people do not know how they will obtain their next meal.

26 Sep 2018 description
report Human Rights Watch

(Beirut) – The Houthi armed group in Yemen has frequently taken hostages and committed other serious abuses against people in their custody, Human Rights Watch said today. Houthi officials should stop taking hostages, free everyone arbitrarily detained, end torture and enforced disappearances, and punish those responsible for abuses.

26 Sep 2018 description

In response to the typhoon and monsoon that struck the Philippines since mid-September, AMDA decided to send one coordinator to organize relief activities in the affected regions. The AMDA personnel will leave Japan on 26 September (local time) as plans had been discussed with several local counterparts that requested AMDA’s assistance.

1) Relief activities for Typhoon Mangkhut (Ompong):

26 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

The 2017/2018 winter period was the fifth consecutive year wherein the main planting season for wheat (October-February) has been compromised due to drought. In 2018, more than two thirds of the country – some 20 provinces – are affected by severe rain deficit and limited snowfall in winter season, negatively affecting water availability and impacting both rain fed and irrigated agricultural lands, and pastures. Due to the drought, nearly 50,000 people from affected provinces have been displaced to Herat and Qalai Naw.

26 Sep 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

During the second half of 2017, renewed violence in Rakhine State, Myanmar, drove an estimated 687,000 Rohingya, including 371,000 children, across the border into Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.

5These refugees are highly vulnerable, living in overcrowded camps and many have experienced severe psychosocial trauma. Existing basic services, especially water and sanitation services are overwhelmed leading to unsanitary conditions and increased risk of disease outbreaks.