Emergencies

Emergencies

POLIO
Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC)

Polio this week as of 26 May 2020
Summary of new viruses this week (AFP cases and ES positives):
:: Afghanistan: three WPV1 positive environmental samples and five cVDPV2 positive environmental samples
:: Pakistan: two WPV1 cases and four WPV1 positive environmental samples
:: Niger: three cVDPV2 cases
:: Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo): one cVDPV2 case
:: Ethiopia: four cVDPV2 cases
:: Ghana: three cVDPV2 cases
:: Togo: one cVDPV2 case
:: Côte d’Ivoire: four cVDPV2 positive environmental samples

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WHO Grade 3 Emergencies [to 30 May 2020]

Democratic Republic of the Congo
:: Ebola Outbreak in DRC 94: 26 May 2020
[See Ebola above for detail]

Somalia
:: WHO intensifies support to improve case management in Somalia as COVID-19 cases soar
20 May 2020

Yemen
:: Health care workers, a fragile health system and the looming spectre of COVID-19 in Yemen
27 May 2020

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

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WHO Grade 2 Emergencies [to 30 May 2020]
Sudan
:: Training health workers to fight COVID-19 in Sudan 28 May 2020

Angola – No new digest announcements identified
Afghanistan – 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
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
Niger – No new digest announcements identified
occupied Palestinian territory – 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 30 May 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
:: Humanitarian Update Syrian Arab Republic – Issue 11 | 30 May 2020
:: Recent Developments in Northwest Syria – Flash Update – As of 29 May 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
:: 29 May 2020 Ethiopia: Floods impact thousands of people

:: EBOLA OUTBREAK IN THE DRC – No new digest announcements identified

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