Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Preparedness Update 27 (1 – 7 July 2019)

WEEKLY OVERVIEWWASH? Set-up of 2 tents for primary and secondary screening, 2 stances of temporary latrines and a waste pit were completed at the Isebi PoE site. Screening will commence once the WASH and Health teams completed the trainings to screeners and casual workers. In addition,Repair of two hand pumps of the borehole was completed at the Isebi and Busia PoE sites to provide safe access to clean water for…

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Preparedness Update 27 (1 – 7 July 2019)

WEEKLY OVERVIEWWASH? Set-up of 2 tents for primary and secondary screening, 2 stances of temporary latrines and a waste pit were completed at the Isebi PoE site. Screening will commence once the WASH and Health teams completed the trainings to screeners and casual workers. In addition,Repair of two hand pumps of the borehole was completed at the Isebi and Busia PoE sites to provide safe access to clean water for…

Food Assistance for Assets (FFA) in Eastern and Central Africa June 2019

What is FFA?The most food insecure people often live in fragile and degraded landscapes and areas prone to recurrent natural shocks and other risks.Food Assistance for Assets (FFA) is one of the WFP's initiatives aimed at addressing most food-insecure people's immediate food needs with cash, voucher or food transfers and improving their long-term food security and resilience.The concept is simple: people receive cash or food-based transfers to address their immediate…

Food Assistance for Assets (FFA) in Eastern and Central Africa June 2019

What is FFA?The most food insecure people often live in fragile and degraded landscapes and areas prone to recurrent natural shocks and other risks.Food Assistance for Assets (FFA) is one of the WFP's initiatives aimed at addressing most food-insecure people's immediate food needs with cash, voucher or food transfers and improving their long-term food security and resilience.The concept is simple: people receive cash or food-based transfers to address their immediate…

Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Preparedness Update 26 (24 – 30 June 2019)

WEEKLY OVERVIEWWASH? This week, the EVD team accessed Isebi Boma, Lujulo County and identified a location for the construction of a PoE. The location had been inaccessible since March 2019 due to insecurity? An assessment of broken down hand pump was done in Isebi. Mobilisation of bohole repaire will commence next week to ensure safe access to clean water for communities living around the PoEs? Two tents were erected at…

DTM South Sudan – Flow Monitoring: EVD Preparedness April 2019

As part of IOM's Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) preparedness activities, DTM operates Flow Monitoring Points (FMPs) on the borders with Uganda (UGA), the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and the Central African Republic (CAR). 21 FMPs were active in April, including three new ones in Yei County (one replacing an existing point) and one in Lainya County. This dashboard highlights key entry routes to South Sudan (SSD) and presents the…

Weekly Update on Ebola Virus Disease (EVD): Preparedness for South Sudan Update #43 (08 July 2019)

1. Highlights of the week Two suspected Ebola virus disease (EVD) alert were reported in Yei on 5 and 6 July 2019. Samples was shipped to Juba National Public Health Laboratory (NPHL) for preliminary testing and sent for confirmation in Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI). Results are expected between 8 and 10 July respectively. On 6 July 2019 the first preliminary test for Ebola conducted at the national Public Health…
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