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16 Oct 2018 description

On 10 October, one anesthetist from AMDA Indonesia partook in three surgical operations in Palu, a city severely devastated by the quake. Meanwhile, the joint team of Japanese medical personnel and local doctors saw nine patients at Anutapura Hospital whose symptoms include crush injuries and abscess.

16 Oct 2018 description
report ALIMA
  1. Contexte et justifications.
    L’organisation Humanitaire Internationale (ONG) ALIMA a démarré depuis le 01 avril 2018 un projet de réponse aux urgences dans les préfectures de la Kémo et de Nana Grebizi, région sanitaire N°4 en république Centrafricaine.
    L'Action vise à réduire la morbidité et la mortalité des populations vulnérables affectées par des chocs humanitaires (épidémies, pics de violences et déplacements de population). Le projet s'articulera autour des axes suivants :
16 Oct 2018 description
report Save the Children

New report highlights alarming lack of oversight of Afghan child returns from Europe

As EU leaders prepare to meet in Brussels this Thursday to discuss migration, a new report from Save the Children reveals that European states returning thousands of children and adults to Afghanistan are failing to provide appropriate reintegration support. In particular, children are being returned to a dangerous environment where they face threats including violent attacks and recruitment by armed groups.

16 Oct 2018 description
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SMART Rapide dans les quartiers à Alindao centre Sous-Préfecture d’Alindao- Préfecture de la Basse-Kotto
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SMART Rapide sur le site des déplacés d’AFAPS Sous-Préfecture d’Alindao- Préfecture de la Basse-Kotto
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SMART Rapide sur le site des déplacés de PK3 à Alindao Sous-Préfecture d’Alindao- Préfecture de la Basse-Kotto
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SMART Rapide sur le site des déplacés Elim à Alindao Sous-Préfecture d’Alindao- Préfecture de la Basse-Kotto

Résumé Exécutif

Réalisée par l’équipe d’évaluation Nutrition RRM-ACF Du 28 juillet au 1 er août 2018

Introduction et contexte

L’évaluation nutritionnelle SMART Rapide a eu lieu dans les quinze quartiers se trouvant dans la ville d’Alindao. La ville d’Alindao fait partie de la Préfecture de la Basse-Kotto située à l’Est de la République Centrafricaine.

16 Oct 2018 description


  • 18 new cases were reported on 14th October 2018 from 3 LGAs (Gujba, Gulani and Damaturu).

  • 0 death was reported.

Epidemiological Summary:

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  • 55 additional suspected cases of cholera were reported on the 14th October 2018 in Borno State

  • No new death was reported

Epidemiological Summary

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Key Highlights

  • From 07 August to 26 September, IOM identified an increase of 13,355 displaced households. The largest increases being within Amanat Al Asimah , Al Hudaydah and Taizz Governorates.

  • Provided hot meals to 32,280 beneficiaries to date since the crisis began in June in Al Hudaydah. Currently four kitchens are operational, preparing hot meals for IDPs every day.

16 Oct 2018 description
report REACH Initiative


Continued insecurity along roads and a lack of adequate access to food across South Sudan’s greenbelt region in Central and Eastern Equatoria States have caused humanitarian needs to worsen over the second quarter of 2018. Many areas in these states are largely inaccessible to humanitarian actors due to insecurity. As a result, only limited information is available on the humanitarian situation outside of a few large towns and displacement sites.

16 Oct 2018 description

Seoul, 16 October 2018 – In response to large-scale flooding and landslides that hit southwestern parts of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, the European Union is providing EUR 100 000 (KRW 131,000,000) in humanitarian aid funding to assist the most affected communities. This aid will benefit a total of 24 000 people in some of the worst-hit areas of North and South Hwanghae provinces.

16 Oct 2018 description

On 07 October, the team of one doctor and two nurses from Japan arrived in Makassar, Indonesia to join the relief work in Palu, Central Sulawesi for the catastrophic earthquake that struck the region on 28 September. After having a meeting with Dr. A. Husni Tanra (Chairperson of AMDA Indonesia) about further relief activities, the doctor and one of the nurses left for disaster-hit Palu City to join AMDA Indonesia’s medical team. The other nurse stayed in Makassar as a liaison to coordinate the relief work.

16 Oct 2018 description
report UN News Service

Le Directeur général de l’Organisation mondiale de la santé (OMS), Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, a convoqué un Comité d’urgence du Règlement sanitaire international concernant la flambée de maladie à virus Ebola au Nord-Est de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC).

Le Comité se réunira ce mercredi 17 octobre à Genève pour déterminer si cette flambée constitue une urgence de santé publique de portée internationale et quelles recommandations devraient être formulées pour gérer cette épidémie.

16 Oct 2018 description

The Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) builds field Clinic to provide primary health care for refugees in the location affected by the earthquake and tsunami in Central Sulawesi.

One point located at the region affected quite badly And the region epicenter of the earthquake is in the village Tompe, District Sirenja, West Coast Donggala.

This location, reported a number of health facilities damaged and no berpungsi again, one of them community health service centers (Puskesmas) Tompe affected and suffered considerable damage.

16 Oct 2018 description

Indian Red Cross Society has been on the ground and responding to the unprecedented floods that Kerala faced in August. According to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), as on August 24th, 417 people have died and over 54.11 lakh people were affected,12.47 lakh of whom had to seek shelter in 5,645 relief camps.

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I. Status of Affected Families / Persons

A total of 769,172 families or 3,204,763 persons were affected in 6,093 barangays, 488 cities/municipalities, and 31 provinces in Regions NCR, I, II, III, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, and CAR (see Table 1; Annex A for details).

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report UN Children's Fund

Kabul, 15 October 2018 – The Government of Afghanistan in collaboration with UNICEF and partners joined hundreds of millions of people today in celebrating the annual Global Handwashing Day, emphasizing the importance of handwashing with soap as an effective, simple, and affordable way to prevent disease and save lives.

16 Oct 2018 description
report MERCY Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, 10 October 2018…With the assets for the Field Hospital arriving in Palu today, MERCY Malaysia will focus on the setting up of the medical facilities within the coming week. Sibalaya Utara, located 31 km away from Kota Palu, has been identified as the site for the Field Hospital as it is among the worst-hit areas.