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report Government of Peru

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Río Huallaga continúa en alerta roja y podría ocasionar inundación en zonas urbanas en los próximos días

El río Huallaga continúa en estado de alerta roja en la estación H- Yurimaguas, siendo su tendencia creciente en promedio para los próximos días. Esta situación podría ocasionar inundaciones de nuevas zonas urbanas de la provincia de Alto Amazonas (Loreto); específicamente en las zonas bajas de Yurimaguas, Lagunas y Santa Cruz, alertó el SENAMHI.

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17 November 2017 | MOSCOW/ GENEVA - Today 75 ministers agreed to take urgent action to end tuberculosis by 2030. The announcement came at the first WHO Global Ministerial Conference on Ending Tuberculosis in the Sustainable Development Era: A Multisectoral Response, which brought together delegates from 114 countries in Moscow. President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation opened the Conference, together with UN Deputy Secretary General, Amina J Mohammed and Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of WHO.

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Cholera is a waterborne disease which thrives in environments lacking proper sanitation and hygiene, therefore outbreaks often happen in conflict settings when access to safe water is limited.

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Los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible, incluyen un objetivo (ODS 6) que busca la universalidad del servicio de saneamiento y el fin de la defecación al aire libre, prestando especial atención a las necesidades de las mujeres y las niñas y a las personas en situaciones vulnerables

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Cox’s Bazar – IOM, the UN Migration Agency, is harnessing solar energy to power its remote health posts in Cox’s Bazar’s giant Kutupalong and Balukali makeshift settlements, which are now home to an estimated 440,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar.

Violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State has forced over 620,000 refugees to flee to Bangladesh since August 25th, bringing the total number of people seeking safety in the Cox’s Bazar settlements to over 833,000.

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report PAX

The bombing of Eastern Ghouta has intensified in the last two days. An area under siege for four years is now on the brink of disaster. Civilians are suffering from malnutrition, lack of access to medical care, and violence.

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Kampala, 17 November 2017:- The World Health Organization (WHO) has donated 10 motorcycles to Uganda’s Ministry of Health (MoH) to enhance Marburg Virus Disease (MVD) contact tracing, active case search as well as disease and death surveillance in Kween and Kapchorwa districts. The Motorcycles worth USD 32,000 will eventually be used to strengthen the community disease surveillance system in the two districts when the current outbreak response activities come to an end.

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Polio this week as of 15 November 2017

  • New on polioeradication.org: Polio infrastructure helping to stop malaria in Nigeria, and Innovations in reverse cold-chain building resilience for disease surveillance in Sudan.

  • Underlining their commitment to a polio-free world for all future generations, Italy has provided €4.5 million to deliver polio vaccines in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

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report REACH Initiative

BACKGROUND

Since 30 July 2017, the eastern Libyan city of Derna has been subject to tight military encirclement.
The closure of access points has made it difficult to supply markets, banks and health facilities, which has led to a deteriorating humanitarian situation for those remaining in the city. On 30 October, the ongoing conflict briefly escalated as airstrikes hit the mahalla (neighbourhood) of El-Fataih.1

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report UN Children's Fund

Le 20 novembre, des célébrités et des dirigeants s’uniront aux enfants du Tchad et à l’UNICEF pour donner la parole aux plus défavorisés

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Contents

701 Global routine vaccination coverage, 2016

707 Progress in rubella and congenital rubella syndrome control and elimination – worldwide, 2000–2016

Sommaire

701 Couverture de la vaccination systématique dans le monde, 2016

707 Progrès réalisés pour combattre et éliminer la rubéole et le syndrome de rubéole congénitale dans le monde, 2000-2016

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report Save the Children

Since 25 August, more than 600,000 Rohingya have crossed into Bangladesh, fleeing large-scale violence and human rights abuses in Rakhine state, Myanmar. This new wave of Rohingya refugees adds on to a pre-existing Rohingya community in people in total. The Rohingya refugees this influx, as well as previous waves, are living in spontaneous settlements (most recent arrivals), makeshift camps (previous waves), in registered camps (those Rohingya that have been registered as refugees) and in host communities.

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report REACH Initiative

Background

Following the beginning of the conflict in South Sudan in 2013, the town of Wadakona, Manyo County, has been contested by various armed actors until March 2015, when it fell under government control.

Since then, spillovers of fighting in closeby areas of Manyo County has reached Wadakona on occasions, further triggering displacement. In February 2017, fighting reached Wadakona and remaining civilians were evacuated to Renk.1 Most recently, in June 2017, fighting took place in the nearby towns of Ghabat, Kuek and Kola.

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Geneva/Sana'a (ICRC) – With imports of fuel and other essential goods at a standstill for the past ten days, three Yemeni cities had to stop providing clean water in recent days, putting close to one million people at risk of a renewed cholera outbreak and other water-borne diseases.

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11,055 Refugees and IDPs received nonfood items assistance from UNHCR across South Sudan in October 2017.

4,350 Tree seedlings planted across South Sudan in October.

3,308 Refugee children attended child friendly space and community centres in October 2017.

Working with Partners

  • UNHCR works closely with the Government of South Sudan to deliver assistance and protection services to refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs).

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Humanitarian Coordinator welcomes President Kiir's order on free, unimpeded and unhindered movement of humanitarians in the country.

  • The current harvest season provides meagre respite to hunger crisis as conflict persists.

  • Heavy fighting in Nimni,
    Guit County, forces several aid workers to flee for their safety and abandon critical life-saving aid response.

  • More than 17,300 IDPs in Kajo-keji flee to new safe locations due to fighting between armed actors.

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This report is published under the coordination of the National Office for Risk and Disaster Management (BNGRC), with input from all relevant Ministries and the Humanitarian Country Team, which includes the United Nations System in Madagascar. It covers the period until 13 November 2017.

Highlights

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infographic UN Children's Fund
  • 11.4 million children are at risk of of malnutrition, water shortages, lack of health services, child protection violations and disruption to their education

  • 758,000 children under-five are at risk of death and irreversible damage without access to critical nutrition

  • 7.6 million children are in need of water

  • At least 3.4 million children are at risk of dropping out of school

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report Save the Children

November 12th marked World Pneumonia Day. Save the Children has launched a global campaign to stop the disease in its tracks, with the publication of our flagship report Fighting for Breath. In a series of blogs, we take a close look at the challenges and successes of countries around the world in beating pneumonia.