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19 Jun 2018 description

HIGHLIGHTS (MAY 2018) OF ADAMAWA STATE HEALTH SECTOR HUMANITARIAN RESPONSE

  • Ongoing Cholera outbreak in Mubi North and Mubi South LGA of Adamawa State

  • NHF capacity building for local NGOs by OCHA

  • Joint supervision and monitoring visit to NYSC host community in Girei LGA and Malkohi host community in Yola South LGAs

  • Updates on the Operational Health Sector Working Group meeting (OHSWG) and MOFCOM Meeting in Mubi North LGA

  • Epidemiological updates of diseases

19 Jun 2018 description
report AlterPresse

P-au-P., 18 juin 2018 [AlterPresse] --- L’épidémie de choléra aurait fait cinq morts dans la deuxième section de Cornillon Grand Bois, dans le département de l’ouest, annonce le député Raymonde Rival.

Selon l’élue de la circonscription Cornillon Grand Bois une trentaine d’autres personnes seraient hospitalisées.

Ce regain de choléra serait constaté dans la zone depuis plus d’une semaine, indique le parlementaire, tout en exhortant le Ministère de la santé publique et la Direction nationale de l’eau potable et de l’assainissement (Dinepa) à y manifester leur présence.

19 Jun 2018 description

Kabul, 15 June 2018 – The lives of a million people are critically affected by drought in Afghanistan. Another 2 million people could be affected in the coming months.

Food insecurity and reduced access to safe water are beginning to take their toll in the 10 worst affected provinces. Currently, more than 20 000 people have already been displaced to the province of Herat in western Afghanistan from neighbouring provinces due to the drought.

19 Jun 2018 description

15,500+
Women and girls received sanitary materials.

10
Classrooms for Soba Secondary School in Ajuong Thok camp completed.

11,000+
Refugees verified in Upper Nile.

KEY FIGURES

INSIDE SOUTH SUDAN

295,933
Refugees in South Sudan as of 31 May 2018.

1.74 million
IDPs in South Sudan including 203,723 in UNMISS Protection of Civilians sites as of 24 May 2018

19 Jun 2018 description

Situation sur Wallis et Futuna au 12/06/18 :

  • Semaine 25 (en cours) du 18/06/18 au 24/06/18 : 2 cas confirmés

  • Semaine 24 du 11/06/18 au 17/06/18 : 7 cas confirmés

171 cas de Dengue confirmés ou probables à Wallis et Futuna en 2017/2018 dont 16 hospitalisations.

Wallis :

  • 162 Cas confirmés ou probables au total en 2017/2018 :

  • 12 Cas importés :

19 Jun 2018 description
report Frontier Post

Monitoring Desk

KABUL: After spending 38 days on the road, a number of Helmand Peace Convoy activists, who walked over 630kms to Kabul city, were on Monday treated by medics after arriving at Abdul Rahman Khan mosque in the capital.

Reporting from the scene, TOLOnews.com journalist Hayatullah Amanat said some of the activitists were in a bad shape when they arrived and were immediately treated by medics.

19 Jun 2018 description

IFRC launches report on labour migration and trafficking

Bangkok / Kuala Lumpur, 19 June 2018 – A major new report on labour migration and trafficking will be launched in Bangkok tomorrow. 

19 Jun 2018 description

This Interview with Naw H--- describes events occurring in Dwe Lo Township, Hpapun District, during the period between 2015 and 2017, including information about drugs, gambling, sexual assault and rape, arbitrary killing, education and health.

18 Jun 2018 description
report UN News Service

Despite challenges brought on by the arrival of the monsoon season this month, United Nations agencies in Bangladesh continue to support nearly one million Rohingya refugees, including thousands of victims of sexual violence.

Members of the mainly-Muslim minority community began fleeing Myanmar’s Rakhine state last August following a military crackdown targeting extremists, during which homes were destroyed, men and boys killed, and countless women and girls raped.

18 Jun 2018 description
report Salesian Missions

(MissionNewswire) The One Hundred Village Schools project launched in South Sudan in 2012 by the Salesian missionary office Don Bosco Nanum, based in Seoul, South Korea, has been a great success. To date, 74 elementary schools have been built and nearly 15,000 children have been impacted. These children are now engaged in education and gaining the foundational skills needed for higher learning.

18 Jun 2018 description
report UN Children's Fund

Highlights

  • Community-based violence in Tillabery region (Abala and Efrakane), at the border with Mali, resulted in the death of over 40 civilians between 26 and 28 April. Community-based tensions intensified due to cross-border movements of non-state armed groups from Mali to the Tillabéri region.

  • Violence against civilians included armed banditry, cattle theft, and the kidnapping of a humanitarian aid worker from an international NGO on 11 April, between Ayorou and Inates;

18 Jun 2018 description

by Anastasia Moloney | @anastasiabogota | Thomson Reuters Foundation
Monday, 18 June 2018 16:40 GMT

By Anastasia Moloney

CUCUTA, Colombia June 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Exhausted but relieved, Yariani Flores lay next to her healthy newborn son, along with four other Venezuelan women who just gave birth in a hospital in Colombia's border city of Cucuta.

18 Jun 2018 description

More than 340.000 Venezuelans have entered Ecuador since the beginning of 2018 (compared to 287,000 arrivals registered for the whole 2017).

In Brazil, 527 Venezuelan nationals had been relocated from border regions to Brazilian cities in the country (Cuiabá, Manaus and São Paulo).

The number of Venezuelans seeking asylum has risen yearly. Between 2014 and 2018, some 185,783 asylum claims have been lodged.

Context

18 Jun 2018 description

This statement is attributable to Pramila Patten, United Nations Under-Secretary General and Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, and Natalia Kanem, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund New York, 18 June 2018

Based on observations from our recent visits to the refugee camps in the Cox’s Bazar District of Bangladesh, we call on the international community to urgently step up its efforts to help all Rohingya refugees in confronting their ordeal.

18 Jun 2018 description
report Rotary

Rotary members have changed the lives of thousands of refugees

By Ryan Hyland

The statistics are staggering. More than 28,000 people are uprooted from their homes each day as a result of war, oppression, and poverty. That’s nearly 20 people per minute. 

By the end of 2016, an unprecedented 65.6 million people, from West Africa to South Asia, have been forcibly displaced, making it the world’s worst migrant crisis in history. 

18 Jun 2018 description

nformamos que la Misión Salvadoreña de Asistencia Humanitaria, llegó a la Ciudad de Guatemala a las 6:30 pm del día jueves 14 de junio de 2018, habiendo sido recibida cálidamente en la Coordinadora Nacional para la Reducción de Desastres –CONRED- por parte de funcionarios de la Cancillería y autoridades de Guatemala, incluyendo el Sub jefe Nacional de CONRED y el Embajador de El Salvador en Guatemala.

18 Jun 2018 description

On 8 June 2018, the Ministry of Health (MoH) for Kenya confirmed an outbreak of Rift Valley fever. The first patient was admitted to a hospital in Wajir County in north-eastern Kenya on 2 June with fever, body weakness, and bleeding from the gums and mouth. The patient reported having consumed meat from a sick animal; the patient died the same day. On 4 June, two relatives of the index patient were admitted. Blood samples were collected and sent to the Kenya Medical Research Institute, one of which was confirmed positive for Rift Valley fever on 6 June.

18 Jun 2018 description

The following document includes 12 thematic maps with information on the following topics:

– Population density
– Cooking fuel source
– Education barriers for girls
– Access to health facilities
– Income source
– Most severe needs
– NFI distribution
– Primary safety concern
– Shelter types
– Community areas cleanliness
– Source of drinking water
– Access to drinking water​

18 Jun 2018 description
report UN Women

More than one million South Sudanese refugees have crossed over the border into Uganda since 2013. Along with immediate assistance, they need long-term support, including therapy to cope with trauma and opportunities to earn a living. UN Women-supported therapy groups in one refugee settlement have helped women come together, heal and discover new beginnings.