WHO Grade 3 Emergencies [to 11 February 2017]
Iraq – No new announcements identified.
The Syrian Arab Republic – No new announcements identified.
Nigeria – See measles immunization campaign announcement above.
South Sudan –
:: WHO partners with South Sudan’s Government to strengthen disease surveillance and outbreak response to save lives
03 February 2017, Juba, South Sudan – The deteriorating security situation in South Sudan, along with disruption of health services, increased population displacement, overcrowding and poor environmental conditions, led to more frequent disease outbreaks.
:: Read the latest cholera situation report pdf, 994kb 3 February 2017
WHO: Urgent health needs in Yemen
8 February 2017 – WHO has deployed medical teams to provide urgently needed health services for internally displaced persons in Yemen. Roughly 22,000 people are affected by intense fighting in Al-Mokha city. More than 8000 people have fled to neighbouring regions to escape, while thousands more remain trapped and caught in the crossfire.
:: Yemen Emergency Response Plan 2017
:: Launch of UN appeal ‘Life-saving assistance needed in Yemen’
: Q&A: Malnutrition and emergencies
WHO Grade 2 Emergencies [to 11 February 2017]
Cameroon – No new announcements identified.
Central African Republic – No new announcements identified.
Democratic Republic of the Congo – No new announcements identified.
Ethiopia – No new announcements identified.
Libya – No new announcements identified.
Myanmar – No new announcements identified.
Niger – No new announcements identified.
Ukraine: Health needs soar as fighting flares in eastern Ukraine
3 February 2017 — A large shipment of WHO interagency emergency health kits is on its way to help meet immediate health needs in response to the recent intensification of fighting and shelling in the eastern part of Ukraine. Thousands of civilians are living in subzero temperatures and many others are injured and urgently in need of life-saving medical care. The emergency health kits will address the health needs of over 300 000 patients for 3 months in Ukraine. Further suffering and loss of life can be expected if preventive and emergency response measures are not taken immediately.
UN OCHA – L3 Emergencies
The UN and its humanitarian partners are currently responding to three ‘L3’ emergencies. This is the global humanitarian system’s classification for the response to the most severe, large-scale humanitarian crises.
:: Iraq: Mosul Humanitarian Response Situation Report No. 19 (30 January – 5 February 2017) [EN/KU]
:: Statement by UNICEF Regional Director Geert Cappelaere on reports of children killed and injured in Syria 10 Feb 2017
:: Syrian Arab Republic: Aleppo Situation Report No. 15 (4 February 2017) [EN/AR]
:: Yemen Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 20 | As of 31 January 2016
:: 2017 Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan (YHRP)
:: Yemen: UN and Partners Appeal for $2.1 BLN to Provide Life-saving Assistance to 12 million People in 2017 [EN/AR]
:: Yemen: Escalating Conflict – Yemen’s Western Coast Flash Update | 07 February 2017
:: Statement by the Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Jamie McGoldrick, on the Situation in DHUBAB and MOKHA Areas