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16 Aug 2018 description

Summary highlight

VDPVs from environm ental samples

➢No new cVDPV2 isolates from environmental samples. The date of collection of most recent positive environmental sample was on 17th May 2018

➢No new cVDPV3 isolate from environmental samples. The date of collection of most recent positive environmental sample for cVDPV3 in Somalia was on 19th April 2018

➢In total, 10 cVDPV2 and seven (7) cVDPV3 viruses have been isolated from environmental samples in 2018 compared to two (2) VDPV2s and 0 VDPV3 in 2017

16 Aug 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS

• A total of 59 new cases AWD/cholera were reported in week 31 compared to 50 cases week 30.

• A total of 21 (36%) cases were reported from flood affected regions of Lower Jubba region

• No new death was reported in week 30 and week 31

• A cumulative total of 6,077cases including 41 deaths have been reported since December 2017

• The new AWD/cholera cases reported in Beletweyne started in December 2017.

• In 2018 new outbreaks were reported in Banadir, kismayo, Jowhar, Bulobarde, Merka, Brava, kurtunwarey and Afgoye

16 Aug 2018 description

De janvier à juin 2018, en étroite collaboration avec la Croix-Rouge Malienne, plus de 20 000 personnes déplacées, réfugiées, retournées et sinistrés ont bénéficié d'une assistance en vivres et en biens essentiels de ménage dans le Nord et le centre du pays. Par ailleurs, nos équipes se sont employées à faciliter l'accès à l'eau et à la santé pour les personnes et leurs animaux victimes des effets combinés du conflit armé ou des situations de violences et de la sécheresse.

16 Aug 2018 description

Inside this issue:

Nutrition Cluster revision of the 2018 YHRP 1

Cluster Objective 1: Deliver quality lifesaving intervention for acutely malnourished girls, bays and pregnant and lactating women 2

Cluster Objective 2. Contribute to prevention of malnutriton by enhancing BSFP, microns:Went support, deworming and IYCF 4

Cluster Objective 3: Strengthen capacity of national authorities and local partners, to ensure effective, decentralised nutrition response 5

16 Aug 2018 description

The UK is working closely with the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the World Health Organisation (WHO) and other partners to tackle the latest outbreak of Ebola in the country.

UK response to the Ebola outbreak in North Kivu, DRC

The UK is working closely with the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the World Health Organisation (WHO) and other partners to tackle the latest outbreak of Ebola in the country.

16 Aug 2018 description

In July, hostilities between armed groups and inter-communal fighting persisted in most of the country. In Western Bahr el Ghazal, fighting was reported between armed groups in Mboro and Bisellia in Wau County. Several IDPs from Wadhalele have arrived in Wau town. Civilians in Nagero were also displaced to Tambura town and Bazia in Western Bahr el Ghazal due to insecurity and conflict. In Central Equatoria an estimated number of 15,000 IDPs were reportedly displaced by conflict in Tore, Yei County. Thirty-seven civilians were abducted in Minyori Payam, Yei County.

16 Aug 2018 description
report Kenya Daily Nation

In Summary

  • On August 1, Beni declared an outbreak of Ebola epicentred in Mangina.
  • The Congolese health ministry said Wednesday the death toll in the east had reached 42 out of 66 probable and confirmed cases.
  • Ebola causes serious illness including vomiting, diarrhoea and in some cases internal and external bleeding.

BENI, DR Congo

First came the war, which developed into a brutal, bloody tussle between militias who abused civilians or killed them.

16 Aug 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Nouvelle épidémie dans le Nord-Kivu (Nord-Est de la RDC)

Yves Willemot

14 août 2018

À peine une semaine après l’annonce, le 1er août, d’une nouvelle épidémie d’Ebola dans le nord-est de la République Démocratique du Congo (RDC), la vaccination contre cette maladie mortelle a commencé dans les deux épicentres de l’épidémie. Plus de 3000 doses de vaccin ont été transférées de Kinshasa, la capitale de la RDC, vers les zones touchées pour permettre une mise en œuvre rapide de la campagne de vaccination.

16 Aug 2018 description

The following syndrome was flagged this week:

  • Acute Fever and Rash: Fiji, Kiribati, French Polynesia

Other Updates:

Dengue

  • Ongoing dengue serotype-2 outbreak in Kiribati. As of 11 August, 2018 there have been 1,756 cases since February 2018; including 217 hospitalised cases and two deaths in children. The outbreak appears to be slowing down.

Source: Dengue-like illness SitRep No 28, Ministry of Health and Medical Services.

16 Aug 2018 description

*9,821 Afghan registered refugees (PoR cardholders) repatriated to Afghanistan from 1 March – 31 July 2018.

*14,682 Afghan refugee births registered from 1 January – 31 July 2018.

*1,368 IDP individuals (228 families) returned to their areas of origin in Pakistan since 1 January 2018.

Working with Partners

16 Aug 2018 description
report Concern Worldwide

Concern’s commitment to leaving no one behind has increasingly taken the organisation to fragile contexts, where the devastating consequences of conflict and resulting levels of human suffering have soared in recent years.

16 Aug 2018 description

1. HIGHLIGHTS

a. Series of moderate and strong earthquakes have rocked cities and regencies in Lombok Island, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) since 29 July 2018; i.e. with the strongest shocks recorded M 7.0 (5 Aug), M 6.4 (29 Jul), and M 6.2 (9 Aug). Although the tremors were also felt in neighbouring province of Bali, only NTB Province declared emergency response status.

16 Aug 2018 description

For the year 2017, 186101 and in the month of July, 2018, 34939 suspected dengue cases were reported to the Epidemiology Unit from all over the island. Latest Disease Trends,

Approximately 35.1% of dengue cases were reported from the Western province. The highest numbers of dengue cases were reported during the 29th week of 2017.

16 Aug 2018 description
report BioMed Central

Anna Myers, Samira Sami, Monica Adhiambo Onyango, Hari Karki, Rosilawati Anggraini and Sandra Krause

Conflict and Health 2018 12:35

https://doi.org/10.1186/s13031-018-0170-0

© The Author(s). 2018

Abstract

Background:

16 Aug 2018 description
report BioMed Central

S. Benjamin Doty, Emily E. Haroz, Namrita S. Singh, Sergiy Bogdanov, Judith K. Bass, Laura K. Murray, Karis L. Callaway and Paul A. Bolton

Conflict and Health 2018 12:34

https://doi.org/10.1186/s13031-018-0169-6

© The Author(s). 2018

Abstract

Background:

16 Aug 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

posté le 14 AOÛT 2018 par YVES WILLEMOT

KINSHASA, 14 août 2018 – L’UNICEF expédie 90 tonnes supplémentaires de fournitures sanitaires, d’eau et d’assainissement pour aider à contenir l’épidémie de maladie à virus Ebola dans l’est de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC).