Humanitarian situation in Yemen "remains catastrophic", despite Stockholm deal - UN relief chief
More than 24 million people, 80 per cent of the population, need assistance, including 10 million people "just a step away from famine", Mark Lowcock told UN SC
4.49 million Internally Displaced persons (IDPs) (OCHA, April 2018)
7,900,000 children in need of humanitarian assistance (OCHA, Jan.2018)
2,000,000 children are suffering from Severe Acute malnutrition (DRC Cluster Nutrition, May 2018)
24,550 cases of cholera reported since January 2018 (Ministry of Health, September 2018)
UNICEF Appeal 2018 US$ 268 million UNICEF’s Response with Partners
41% of required funds available
As of 1 January 2019, a total of 608 EVD cases, including 560 confirmed and 48 probable cases (Table 1), were reported from 16 health zones in the two neighbouring provinces of North Kivu and Ituri (Figure 1), of which 10 health zones reported at least one confirmed case in the last 21 days (12 December 2018 - 1 January 2019). Over this period, 103 confirmed cases were reported from 10 health zones, the majority of which were concentrated in major urban centres and towns in Beni (12), Butembo (13), Mabalako (13), Katwa (22), Komanda (21), and Oicha (10), which remain the main hotspots of this outbreak. As of 1 January 2019, no new cases were reported among healthcare workers, leaving the number of affected healthcare workers at 54, including 18 deaths.
Depuis le début de l’épidémie, le cumul des cas est de 613, dont 565 confirmés et 48 probables. Au total, il y a eu 371 décès (323 confirmés et 48 probables) et 212 personnes guéries.
122 cas suspects en cours d’investigation.
4 nouveaux cas confirmés, dont 2 à Butembo et 2 à Katwa.
1 nouveau décès de cas confirmé à Butembo.
4 nouvelles personnes guéries, dont 3 sorties du CTE de Butembo et 1 du CTE de Mabalako.
Pre-Publication draft version. Lat reviewed on 7th July 2017