Emergencies

Emergencies

POLIO
Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC)

Polio this week as of 25 March 2020
:: The COVID-19 emergency means that many aspects of the polio eradication programme will be affected. In light of the situation, the Polio Oversight Board (POB) has come up with a set of recommendations for polio eradicators…[See Milestones above for detail]

Summary of new viruses this week (AFP cases and ES positives):
:: Afghanistan: four WPV1 positive environmental samples
:: Pakistan: two WPV1 cases and six WPV1 positive environmental samples
:: Central African Republic: one cVDPV2 positive environmental sample
:: Angola: two cVDPV2 cases
:: Cameroon: one cVDPV2 case and three cVDPV2 positive environmental samples
:: Chad: five cVDPV2 cases and two cVDPV2 positive environmental samples
:: Côte d’Ivoire: two cVDPV2 positive environmental sample
:: Ethiopia : three cVDPV2 cases
:: Malaysia: one cVDPV1 case
:: Ghana: two cVDPV2 positive environmental samples

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WHO Grade 3 Emergencies [to 28 Mar 2020]

Democratic Republic of the Congo
:: Ebola Outbreak in DRC 85: 24 March 2020
[See Ebola above for detail]

Mozambique floods
:: World Health Organization: Five cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Mozambique 26 March 2020

Nigeria – No new digest announcements identified
Somalia – No new digest announcements identified
South Sudan – No new digest announcements identified
Syrian Arab Republic – No new digest announcements identified
Yemen – No new digest announcements identified

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WHO Grade 2 Emergencies [to 28 Mar 2020]
Niger
:: Niger : Table ronde des PTF pour le financement du plan global de réponse à la pandé…
26 mars 2020

Afghanistan – No new digest announcements identified
Angola – No new digest announcements identified
Burkina Faso [in French] – No new digest announcements identified
Burundi – No new digest announcements identified
Cameroon – No new digest announcements identified
Central African Republic – No new digest announcements identified
Ethiopia – No new digest announcements identified
HIV in Pakistan – No new digest announcements identified
Iran – No new digest announcements identified
Iraq – No new digest announcements identified
Libya – No new digest announcements identified
Malawi – No new digest announcements identified
Measles in Europe – No new digest announcements identified
MERS-CoV – No new digest announcements identified
Myanmar – No new digest announcements identified
occupied Palestinian territory – No new digest announcements identified
Sudan – No new digest announcements identified
Ukraine – No new digest announcements identified
Zimbabwe – No new digest announcements identified

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WHO Grade 1 Emergencies [to 28 Mar 2020]

Chad – No new digest announcements identified
Djibouti – No new digest announcements identified
Kenya – No new digest announcements identified
Mali – No new digest announcements identified
Namibia – viral hepatitis – No new digest announcements identified
Tanzania – No new digest announcements identified

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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. 
Syrian Arab Republic
:: Recent Developments in Northwest Syria – Situation Report No. 11 – As of 27 March 2020
:: Syrian Arab Republic: COVID-19 Update No. 03 – 25 March 2020

Yemen – No new digest announcements identified

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UN OCHA – Corporate Emergencies
When the USG/ERC declares a Corporate Emergency Response, all OCHA offices, branches and sections provide their full support to response activities both at HQ and in the field.
CYCLONE IDAI and Kenneth – No new digest announcements identified
EBOLA OUTBREAK IN THE DRC – No new digest announcements identified

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