POLIO Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC)

Emergencies

POLIO
Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC)
https://polioeradication.org/polio-today/polio-now/this-week/

Polio this week as of 16 March 2022

Summary of new WPV and cVDPV viruses this week (AFP cases and ES positives):
– DR Congo: three cVDPV2 cases
– Nigeria: one cVDPV2 case

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Disease Outbreak News (DONs)
No new reports identified.

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WHO/OCHA Emergencies

Editor’s Note:
WHO has issued a single situation report on Ukraine [5 March 2022 Emergency in Ukraine – Situation Report 1] which we featured in last week’s edition. Ukraine has not yet been listed in the omnibus inventory on WHO emergencies below.

Health emergencies list – WHO
“The health emergencies list details the disease outbreaks, disasters and humanitarian crises where WHO plays an essential role in supporting countries to respond to and recover from emergencies with public health consequences.”
Afghanistan crisis
Measles vaccination campaign kicks off in Afghanistan to fight ongoing outbreak: around 1.2 million children in 24 provinces to get vaccinated 14 March 2022

Crisis in Northern Ethiopia [Last apparent update: 1 June 2021]

Ebola outbreak, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2021 [Last apparent update: 17 Aug 2021]

Ebola outbreak outbreak, N’Zerekore, Guinea, 2021 [Last apparent update: 17 Aug 2021]

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic [See COVID above]

Ebola outbreak, Equateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2020
[Last apparent update: 17 Aug 2021]

Ebola outbreak, North Kivu, Ituri, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2018 – 2020
[Last apparent update: 17 Aug 2021]

Ebola outbreak, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2018 [Last apparent update: 24 July 2018]

Yemen crisis [Last apparent update: 12 February 2021]

Syria crisis [Last apparent update: 18 June 2021]

Somalia crisis [Last apparent update: 24 March 2018]

Nigeria crisis [Last apparent update: 1 Oct 2021]

Ebola outbreak, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2017 [Last apparent update: 17 Aug 2021]

Zika virus disease outbreak, 2015-2016[Last apparent update: 24 Jan 2020]

Ebola outbreak: West Africa, 2014-2016 [Last apparent update: 17 Aug 2021]

Iraq crisis [Last apparent update: 9 Jan 2008]

South Sudan crisis [Last apparent update: 23 Sep 2020]

Avian influenza A (H7N9) virus outbreak [Last apparent update: 13 September 2021]

Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS-CoV) outbreak [Last apparent update: 8 July 2019]

Influenza A (H1N1) virus, 2009-2010 pandemic [Last apparent update: 10 Aug 2010]

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UN OCHA – Current Emergencies
Current Corporate Emergencies
Afghanistan
No new updates identified.

Northern Ethiopia
Ethiopia – Northern Ethiopia Humanitarian Update Situation Report, 17 March 2022
HIGHLIGHTS
With the Meher planting season a month away, only 4,000 tonnes of improved seed (of 49,000 tonnes required) is available in Tigray.
Thanks to the batch received through UNHAS, 117,870 animals were vaccinated during the reporting period, and 2.93 million vaccinated since 7 July 2021 in Tigray (24% of target).
Only 5 of 100 large rubber tents required in Jara IDP site in North Wollo Zone, Amhara are in place. Additional plastic sheets also required for 150,000 IDPs to be relocated there.
11 schools are sheltering IDPs in Afdera and Kori woredas in Afar and an additional 198 schools remain closed due to insecurity, impacting more than 48,000 children.

Ukraine
Ukraine: Humanitarian Impact Situation Report (As of 3:00 p.m. (EET) on 18 March 2022)
:: Now in its fourth week, the ongoing military offensive has already caused 2,149 civilian casualties, including 816 killed, according to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). The actual figures are likely much higher as fierce clashes continue across the country.

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Emergencies

POLIO
Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC)
https://polioeradication.org/polio-today/polio-now/this-week/

Polio this week as of 16 March 2022

Summary of new WPV and cVDPV viruses this week (AFP cases and ES positives):
– DR Congo: three cVDPV2 cases
– Nigeria: one cVDPV2 case

 

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Disease Outbreak News (DONs)
No new reports identified.

 

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WHO/OCHA Emergencies

 

Editor’s Note:
WHO has issued a single situation report on Ukraine [5 March 2022 Emergency in Ukraine – Situation Report 1] which we featured in last week’s edition. Ukraine has not yet been listed in the omnibus inventory on WHO emergencies below.

Health emergencies list – WHO
“The health emergencies list details the disease outbreaks, disasters and humanitarian crises where WHO plays an essential role in supporting countries to respond to and recover from emergencies with public health consequences.”
Afghanistan crisis
Measles vaccination campaign kicks off in Afghanistan to fight ongoing outbreak: around 1.2 million children in 24 provinces to get vaccinated 14 March 2022

Crisis in Northern Ethiopia [Last apparent update: 1 June 2021]

Ebola outbreak, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2021 [Last apparent update: 17 Aug 2021]

Ebola outbreak outbreak, N’Zerekore, Guinea, 2021 [Last apparent update: 17 Aug 2021]

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic [See COVID above]

 

Ebola outbreak, Equateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2020
[Last apparent update: 17 Aug 2021]

Ebola outbreak, North Kivu, Ituri, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2018 – 2020
[Last apparent update: 17 Aug 2021]

Ebola outbreak, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2018 [Last apparent update: 24 July 2018]

Yemen crisis [Last apparent update: 12 February 2021]

Syria crisis [Last apparent update: 18 June 2021]

Somalia crisis [Last apparent update: 24 March 2018]

Nigeria crisis [Last apparent update: 1 Oct 2021]

Ebola outbreak, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2017 [Last apparent update: 17 Aug 2021]

Zika virus disease outbreak, 2015-2016 [Last apparent update: 24 Jan 2020]

Ebola outbreak: West Africa, 2014-2016 [Last apparent update: 17 Aug 2021]

Iraq crisis [Last apparent update: 9 Jan 2008]

South Sudan crisis [Last apparent update: 23 Sep 2020]

Avian influenza A (H7N9) virus outbreak [Last apparent update: 13 September 2021]

Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS-CoV) outbreak [Last apparent update: 8 July 2019]

Influenza A (H1N1) virus, 2009-2010 pandemic [Last apparent update: 10 Aug 2010]

 

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UN OCHA – Current Emergencies
Current Corporate Emergencies
Afghanistan
No new updates identified.

Northern Ethiopia
Ethiopia – Northern Ethiopia Humanitarian Update Situation Report, 17 March 2022
HIGHLIGHTS
With the Meher planting season a month away, only 4,000 tonnes of improved seed (of 49,000 tonnes required) is available in Tigray.
Thanks to the batch received through UNHAS, 117,870 animals were vaccinated during the reporting period, and 2.93 million vaccinated since 7 July 2021 in Tigray (24% of target).
Only 5 of 100 large rubber tents required in Jara IDP site in North Wollo Zone, Amhara are in place. Additional plastic sheets also required for 150,000 IDPs to be relocated there.
11 schools are sheltering IDPs in Afdera and Kori woredas in Afar and an additional 198 schools remain closed due to insecurity, impacting more than 48,000 children.

Ukraine
Ukraine: Humanitarian Impact Situation Report (As of 3:00 p.m. (EET) on 18 March 2022)
:: Now in its fourth week, the ongoing military offensive has already caused 2,149 civilian casualties, including 816 killed, according to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). The actual figures are likely much higher as fierce clashes continue across the country.

 

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