IOM South Sudan: Weekly Ebola Virus Disease Preparedness Update 3 (13 – 19 January 2020)

Weekly Overview

? DTM continues to operate 22 additional EVD-dedicated FMPs on the borders with DRC, Uganda and CAR, of which 4 are operated in cooperation with DTM Uganda on the Ugandan side of the border. After the revision process, two FMPs, Panjala and Busia, were de-prioritized and subsequently closed at end of December 2019, while Lasu and Tokori FMPs remained inactive as a result of security constrains and will be permanently closed by the end of the month.

? 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 continued with active screening in 17 PoE out of the 20 IOM supported PoEs, namely: Yei air strip, Yei SSRRC, Kaya, Okaba, Khorijo, Pure, Bazi, Salia Musala, Khor Kaya (Busia), Kerwa, Birigo, Bori, Nimule PoE, Nimule river docking side, Nimule air strip, Wau and Juba International airport.

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs