UNMEER (UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response)
:: UN Ebola Crisis Centre: External Situation Report – 3 October 2014
– SRSG Banbury continues his visit in Liberia, including to a treatment facility in Lofa County
– Appointment of Victor Kisob to lead the Ebola Response Liaison office at UN Headquarters in New York
– Numerous new pledges made during the “Defeating Ebola in Sierra Leone” conference held in London yesterday attended by Special Envoy Nabarro; U.K. announces pilot scheme for community healthcare centres in Sierra Leone
– WFP and UNDP raise concerns about the impact of Ebola on West African economies, trade activities and food security
WHO Ebola virus disease – web site
:: Situation report update – 3 October 2014 pdf, 1.78 Mb
:: Liberia: Ebola treatment centre sets a new pace 2 October 2014
:: Liberia: Ebola clinic fills up within hours of opening 29 September 2014
:: International meetings attended by individuals from Ebola virus disease-affected countries
WHO Interim guidance
3 October 2014 :: 12 pages
WHO reference number: WHO/EVD/GUIDANCE/MG/14.1
Download the full version in English
The transmission of Ebola virus disease across country borders remains a risk, and should be taken into account when planning international meetings and large mass gatherings.
This interim guidance is aimed at assisting organizers of international meetings attended by individuals from EVD-affected countries and individuals with a travel history to EVD-affected countries within the previous 3 weeks.
The first part is intended for organizers of international meetings, to safely plan and conduct these events. The second part is addressed to public health authorities directly involved in supporting such international meetings.
:: Democratic Republic of the Congo: D.R. Congo: Humanitarian Fund releases USD 2.5 million to join the Government’s efforts to fight Ebola in Equateur Province 04 Oct 2014
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa, 3 October 2014): The Humanitarian Coordinator in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Moustapha Soumaré, has allocated USD 2.56 million from the Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) to fight the country’s latest outbreak of Ebola in Equateur Province. As of 2 October, the highly contagious viral disease has killed 43 people out of 70 cases in the Boende district, over 1,000 km…
:: Liberia: CERF response to Ebola outbreak, as of 3 October 2014 03 Oct 2014
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone CERF regional response overview (in US$ million) CERF RESPONSE TIMELINE 15.2 US$ million Allocations April–July • At the onset of the emergency, CERF provided three rapid response allocations, totaling $2.3 million, for Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. The majority of funds supported emergency health activities, including training of medical personnel, disease detection and…
:: Democratic Republic of the Congo: Update on the ebola virus disease in DRC, No.13, 29 September 2014–7pm [EN/FR] 30 Sep 2014
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Democratic Republic of the Congo Coordination/ Keys developments
8 health personnel have died of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) since the outbreak of the epidemic. On 28 September, the total number of cases (see table above for details) [had] … an overall lethality rate of around 60%. The latest confirmed case was on 24 September…
UNICEF Watch [to 4 October 2014]
:: Thousands of children orphaned by Ebola: UNICEF
DAKAR/GENEVA/NEW YORK, 30 September 2014 – At least 3,700 children in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone have lost one or both parents to Ebola since the start of the outbreak in West Africa, according to preliminary UNICEF estimates, and many are being rejected by their surviving relatives for fear of infection.
03 Oct 2014
Top United Nations Development officials to visit Ebola-affected countries
UNDP is carrying out a high-level mission to Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Senegal, aiming to boost efforts to contain Ebola outbreak while helping to preserve essential services and livelihoods.
03 October 2014 – Dispatch
Fear of health workers fuels Ebola crisis in Guinea
CONAKRY/NEW YORK – Panic over the Ebola outbreak in Guinea has inflamed distrust of health officials, impeding access to critical health services. UNFPA is reaching out to journalists and community leaders to dispel rumours about the disease and to encourage people to seek proper care – not only for suspected Ebola infections but also for other essential health needs.
UN Ebola Response MPTF [Multi-Partner Trust Fund]
:: Terms of Reference
:: Ebola MPTF Fact-Sheet
:: Frequently Asked Questions
CDC/MMWR Watch [to 4 October 2014]
:: CDC Update on First Ebola Case Diagnosed in the United States, 10-03-2014 – Transcript
Friday, October 3, 2014
CDC hosted a telebriefing to update the investigation of the first Ebola case diagnosed in the United States.
MMWR, October 3, 2014 / Vol. 63 / No. 39
:: Typhoid Fever Surveillance and Vaccine Use — South-East Asia and Western Pacific Regions, 2009–2013
:: Update: Influenza Activity — United States and Worldwide, May 18–September 20, 2014
:: Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak — West Africa, September 2014
:: Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak — Nigeria, July–September 2014
:: Importation and Containment of Ebola Virus Disease — Senegal, August–September 2014