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21 Sep 2017 description

A. Situation analysis

Description of the disaster

Guinea experiencing a measles outbreak, officially declared on February 8, 2017. A response plan was put in place by the National Health Security Agency (NHSA) and partners. It was decided to target children from 6 months to 10 years in 31 health districts. The reasons for the choice of these zones to respond are as follows:

21 Sep 2017 description
report Radio Dabanga

At least 24 people have died of cholera across Darfur this week, with reports continuing to reach Radio Dabanga of new infections in the region.

Eight people died of cholera and 13 others have been infected in Murnei locality of West Darfur until Tuesday.

A sheikh from camp Murnei for displaced persons told Radio Dabanga that five deaths occurred after the patients were transferred to the camp’s isolation centre on Saturday, while another three died on Sunday.

21 Sep 2017 description

Trauma. Childbirth. Anxiety. Disease.

These are some of the priority health needs of the more than 420,000 vulnerable people who have sought refuge in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, after fleeing their homes in Myanmar’s Rakhine state beginning late August. Over 388,000 of them – mostly women, children and the elderly – now reside in a series of makeshift and spontaneous settlements wedged between the Bay of Bengal and the swollen Naf river.

21 Sep 2017 description

1,355,764 Total refugees and asylum-seekers in country (as of 31 August 2017)

1,021,903 Total S.Sudan refugees and asylum-seekers in country (as of 31 August 2017)

340,103 S.Sudan new arrival in country (1 Jan - 18 Sept 2017)

61% Of population are children under 18

82% of the Population are women and children <18

3% Of the population are eldery

51% Of all South Sudan refugees are in Uganda

21 Sep 2017 description
report Save the Children

Save the Children is standing by ready to respond to Hurricane Maria, expected to make landfall in the Dominican Republic in the coming hours.

Wednesday, 20 September 2017 - 10:22pm

Alba Rodriguez, Save the Children Country Director in Dominican Republic says:

21 Sep 2017 description
report UN Population Fund

This study reviews the laws, policies and related frameworks in 23 countries in East and Southern Africa that create either impediments to, or an enabling environment for, adolescent sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights (SRHR). The assessment resulted in the development of a harmonized regional legal framework, which translates international and regional legal provisions into useful strategies. It gives recommendations based on applicable core legal values and principles, gleaned from a range of conventions, charters, political commitments, guidelines and declarations.

21 Sep 2017 description

Con motivo del sismo ocurrido este 19 de septiembre, la Coordinación Nacional de Protección Civil informa que al momento se reportan 230 fallecidos. Dicha cifra se encuentra en constante modificación.

21 Sep 2017 description

Se atiende de manera coordinada a la población afectada por el sismo.

La capacidad de respuesta en unidades médicas de instituciones públicas de salud está garantizada, para atender a la población afectada por el sismo del pasado 19 de septiembre, y por indicaciones del Presidente Enrique Peña Nieto, se brinda atención universal y gratuita a quien haya sufrido daños en su salud por esta causa.

21 Sep 2017 description

En conferencia de prensa, el Secretario de Salud, José Narro, dio a conocer las medidas implementadas en todo el sector.

El sector público y privado de Salud cuenta con la capacidad para responder a la demanda de atención, como consecuencia de las afectaciones por el sismo de 7.1 en la escala de Richter, que se registró el 19 de septiembre, aseveró el Secretario de Salud, doctor José Narro Robles.

21 Sep 2017 description

The “Quick” Municipal Protection Profile aims to provide a snapshot of the basic demographics, absorptive capacity and general situation of host municipalities affected by the Marawi Crisis. This may be used as a starting point for information and analysis that can help humanitarian agencies, policy makers and other stakeholders concerning their emergency response.

Displacement

  • 9,787 DISPLACED PERSONS (1,736 FAMILIES)

  • 1 ACTIVE EVACUATION CENTER

  • 474 (96 FAMILIES)
    INSIDE EVACUATION CENTERS

21 Sep 2017 description

HIGHLIGHTS

The displaced population continues to face prevailing protection concerns. These include, among others:

  1. Inclusion and exclusion concerns after the data cleansing on the general registry of IDPs.

  2. Observed tension among IDPs due to inequitable distribution and dwindling of humanitarian assistance.

  3. IDPs continue to fear for their safety.

INCIDENT BACKGROUND

21 Sep 2017 description
report Cruz Roja Mexicana

Ciudad de México a 20 de septiembre de 2017.- Cruz Roja Mexicana continúa trabajando en el rescate y atención a heridos tras el sismo de 7.1 que se registró la tarde de ayer. En el Hospital de Polanco ingresaron ayer 43 personas, de los cuales tres están en situación grave.

21 Sep 2017 description
report Government of Peru

Medida se da por 90 días calendario a fin de adoptar acciones necesarias por el alto riesgo de enfermedades diarreicas y parasitarias

21 Sep 2017 description

19 September 2017, Juba – As part of its efforts to ensure the delivery and utilization of quality comprehensive emergency obstetrics and newborn care services in hospitals in South Sudan, the World Health Organization (WHO) with support from the Government of Canada through the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) has inaugurated the newly constructed fully-equipped maternity complexes in Aweil, former Northern Barh el Ghazal State and Kuajok, former Warrap State.

21 Sep 2017 description
report World Bank

La Fondation Bill & Melinda Gates annonce une promesse d’engagement de 200 millions d’US$ au GFF pour l’expansion de services vitaux—la première des contributions attendues des investisseurs pour le Fonds Fiduciaire du GFF dans le cadre du réapprovisionnement

21 Sep 2017 description
report UN Children's Fund

Más de 3 millones de personas han tenido afectaciones en el suministro de agua y 2.262 centros educativos han resultado dañados tras el paso del Huracán Irma por la isla.

UNICEF pondrá énfasis en apoyar a los 142.557 niños y niñas de los 8 municipios de las 6 provincias de la isla más afectadas

21 Sep 2017 description

Central Mexico was hit by a massive earthquake with a magnitude 7.1 on 19th September around 1.14pm local time. National Civil Protection reports that 226 people were killed in five states.

According to the local cooperator, they felt strong jolt at the time the quake hit in the Mexico City which is 120 km away from epicenter. Even about 6 hours after earthquake, there is a blackout in a wide range of Mexico City.

21 Sep 2017 description

A. Situation Analysis

Description of the Disaster

Starting in early January 2017, floods, landslides and mudslides caused by heavy rainfall in different locations caused damage to several communities in the Jujuy province.

21 Sep 2017 description

Highlights

  • Although many people have returned to their homes, thousands of people remain evacuated due to the partial or total destruction of their homes as a result of the strong winds of Hurricane Irma.

  • About 500 schools as well as with other public institutions continue to serve as shelters for people affected by the hurricane.

  • Over 200,000 birds in the poultry sector are reported dead, according to the Ministry of Agriculture.

21 Sep 2017 description

Resumen

  • Aunque muchas personas han regresado a sus hogares, miles permanecen evacuadas por la destrucción parcial o total de sus viviendas debido a los fuertes vientos del huracán Irma.

  • Cerca de 500 escuelas junto a otras instituciones públicas se mantienen como refugios para personas damnificadas.

  • Más de 200,000 aves murieron en el sector avícola a consecuencia del paso del huracán Irma, reporta el Ministerio de Agricultura.