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21 Sep 2017 description

A. Situation analysis
Description of the disaster

The disaster and the Red Cross Red Crescent response to date

  • March 2014: Ebola outbreak in Gueckedou and a FACT team is deployed in the country March and April 2014: CHF 250,000 DREF allocated

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:

15 Sep 2017 description

Highlights

  • A contact with the technical services of agriculture and unions of the bean producers of the prefecture of Mali was carried out and is still in process, in order to explore the potential local purchases existing in the region.

Operational Updates

08 Sep 2017 description

Conakry – IOM, the UN Migration Agency this week (05/09) assisted 132 Guinean migrants to return home from Libya. The migrants, including 10 women, 1 infant, 2 children and 1 unaccompanied child, had requested assistance from IOM to return voluntarily to Guinea after living in Libya as irregular migrants in often daunting circumstances.

07 Sep 2017 description

Highlights

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Voluntary repatriation: seven (07) Ivorian families of twenty-five (25) individuals were entered on the departure list. Arrangements are underway to facilitate the departure of these families in safety and dignity during the first fortnight of August.

30 From May to 31 July 2017, thirty (30) new births were regularized and recorded in the database.

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Candidates did the BEPC exam of which 07 girls and all have passed, a success rate of 100%.

08 Aug 2017 description

Conakry – On 3 August, 132 Guinean migrants, including six unaccompanied children, returned voluntarily to Guinea from Libya with the support of IOM, the UN Migration Agency, in collaboration with Guinean and Libyan authorities.

William Lacy Swing, IOM Director General, who was in Libya at the time, saw them off at Tripoli’s Mitiga Airport on Thursday. The returnees arrived in Conakry that same evening.

11 Jul 2017 description

Ce rapport présente les résultats d’une recherche sur l’intégrité de la réponse à la crise Ebola en Guinée ainsi que des éléments de comparaison avec la réponse en Sierra Leone, réalisée dans le cadre du projet CREATE (Collective Resolution to Enhance Accountability and Transparency in Emergencies) mené par Transparency International (TI) en partenariat avec Humanitarian Outcomes (HO) et le Groupe URD.

26 Jun 2017 description

In 2014, Guinea was declared ground zero for the Ebola outbreak, and before it was brought under control in January 2016, there were more than 3,300 confirmed Ebola cases in the country.

23 Jun 2017 description

At the height of the Ebola epidemic, hundreds of students, taxi drivers and shopkeepers volunteered to bury their dead neighbours. A new study finds their actions stopped over 10,000 people from being infected with the disease.

09 May 2017 description

«Le monde est bien mieux préparé s’il devait y avoir une nouvelle flambée d’Ebola», a déclaré aujourd’hui le Dr Margaret Chan, Directeur général de l’Organisation mondiale de la Santé, lors d’un évènement célébrant la contribution des gouvernements et des populations des 3 pays les plus touchés pour endiguer l’épidémie d’Ebola en 2014-2015.

04 May 2017 description

Dr Margaret Chan
Director-General of the World Health Organization

Conakry, Guinea
4 May 2017

Excellencies, honourable ministers, ladies and gentlemen,

I have come here to thank the governments of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, your health care workers, scientists and your people for triumphing over the Ebola outbreak that so severely devastated your countries for so long. I also thank your international partners for their support and collaboration.

07 Apr 2017 description

Moins d’un an après la fin officielle de l’épidémie Ebola, le système de santé guinéen continue de lutter

Conakry, 7 avril – L’organisation humanitaire internationale Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) lance aujourd’hui une large campagne de vaccination contre la rougeole à Conakry, en collaboration avec le ministère de la Santé guinéen. Depuis le début de cette année, 3468 cas ont été confirmés et 14 décès ont été recensés suite à la rougeole dans tout le pays. Conakry et Nzérékoré sont les préfectures les plus affectées.

07 Apr 2017 description

Less than a year after the official end of the Ebola epidemic, the Guinean health system continues to struggle

Friday, April 7, 2017 — Conakry: The international humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders (MSF) is launching today a large scale measles vaccination campaign in Conakry, together with the Guinean Ministry of Health. Since the beginning of the year there have been 3468 confirmed cases and 14 deaths dues to measles in Guinea. Conakry and Nzérékoré are the most affected districts.

27 Mar 2017 description

Highlights

  • The After Action Review of the JICA-funded pilot project to support local purchase and women empowerment in forest Guinea will be launched in March to review lessons learned for scaling up.

Operational Updates

• Food deliveries to school canteens for the first quarter are completed; a total of 531 schools were supported. However, school meals activities were not implemented in February following a prolonged teachers’ strike.

13 Mar 2017 description

Résumé

Dans le présent rapport, soumis en application de la résolution 31/29 du Conseil des droits de l’homme, le Haut-Commissaire décrit la situation des droits de l’homme en Guinée en 2016 et formule des recommandations visant à remédier aux divers problèmes dans ce domaine. Il y fait également état des activités du Bureau du Haut-Commissariat des Nations Unies aux droits de l’homme en Guinée et des résultats obtenus grâce à l’assistance technique fournie par ce dernier.

I. Introduction

10 Mar 2017 description
report ALIMA

N’ZEREKORE, March 10, 2017 – More than 2,100 children have been infected with measles in Guinea since January. The Ministry of Health declared an outbreak of measles on February 8. The outbreak is now affecting 17 health prefectures in Guinea. N’Zérékoré, in the southeastern forest region, is the most affected prefecture, with 675 cases reported between January 1 and March 8.

“We are admitting new children every day,” said Doctor Karim Assani, a pediatrician at the N’Zérékoré Regional Hospital working with ALIMA. “Many of them are severe cases, suffering from complications.”

10 Mar 2017 description
report ALIMA

N'Zerekore, 10 mars 2017 - Depuis janvier, plus de 2100 enfants ont été infectés par la rougeole en Guinée. Le Ministère de la santé a déclaré une épidémie de rougeole le 8 février. L'épidémie touche maintenant 17 préfectures sanitaires en Guinée. Située dans la région forestière du sud-est, N'Zerekore est la préfecture la plus touchée, avec 675 cas signalés entre le 1er janvier et le 8 mars. « Nous admettons de nouveaux enfants chaque jour », explique Dr Karim Assani, pédiatre pour ALIMA à l'hôpital régional de N'Zerekore.