IOM South Sudan: Weekly Ebola Virus Disease Preparedness Update 1 (30 Dec 2019 – 5 January 2020)

Weekly Overview

? Lasu and Tokori FMPs remain temporarily inactive due to security concerns. DTM continues to operate 22 additional EVD-dedicated FMPs on the borders with DRC, Uganda and CAR, of which six are operated in cooperation with DTM Uganda on the Ugandan side of the border.

? IOM continued to support IPC/WASH activities at the 15 PoEs (Yei Airstrip, SSRRC, Kaya, Salia Musalla, Morobo, Bazi, Kerwa, Pure, Khorijho, Khor kaya, Bori, Berigo, Nimule river docking, Nimule ground crossing, and Juba International Airport), as well as seven health facilities (Yei state hospital,

Kaya PHCC, Rhodoba PHCU, Panyume PHCC, Kerwa PHCC, Khorijho PHCU and Morobo PHCC).

? IOM participated in a joint OCHA-led mission to Lasu on 3rd January and conducted a community Engagement meeting during this mission, reaching a total of 80 individuals (30 men and 50 women, inclusive of two persons with disability).

? IOM continued with EVD screening at the 17 PoEs it supports in Yei River, Jubek, Wau and Torit states. 17 PoEs were operational in this epidemiological week out of the 20 IOM supported PoEs. A total of 56,331 inbound travelers were screened through the 17 PoEs supported by IOM.

Source: International Organization for Migration