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Guinea Guinea
| 22-Oct-2023 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WHO) |

ssd South Sudan
| 09-May-2023 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WHO) |

nigeria Nigeria
| 30-Mar-2023 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

tan Tanzania
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| 22-Mar-2023 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

tan Tanzania
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| 22-Mar-2023 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

tan Tanzania
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| 22-Mar-2023 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

tan Tanzania
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| 22-Mar-2023 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

nigeria Nigeria
| 14-Mar-2023 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (NRCS) |

xx Equatorial Guinea
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| 28-Feb-2023 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

xx Equatorial Guinea
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| 28-Feb-2023 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

Bangladesh Bangladesh
| 21-Feb-2023 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WHO) |

xx Equatorial Guinea
| 16-Feb-2023 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (OCHA) |

ngr Niger
| 15-Feb-2023 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WHO) |

congo kin Congo - Kinshasa
| 13-Jan-2023 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WHO) |

a Argentina
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| 09-Sep-2022 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WHO) |

congo kin Congo - Kinshasa
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| 19-Apr-2022 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

congo kin Congo - Kinshasa
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| 19-Apr-2022 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

congo kin Congo - Kinshasa
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| 09-Sep-2021 | DISEASE | ALERT a | Agency: (WHO) |

Guinea Guinea
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| 22-Aug-2021 | DISEASE | ALERT a | Agency: (OCHA) |

et Ethiopia
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| 21-Jan-2021 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (MSF) |


 

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Country Description Events Persons
Guinea Guinea
Diphtheria Outbreak in Guinea Sparks Concern as Cases Rise
The Ministry of Health in Guinea officially alerted the World Health Organization (WHO) on September 5, 2023, about the ongoing diphtheria outbreak in the Kankan region. The… Full Story

| 22-Oct-2023 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WHO) |

538
a Armenia
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Armenia Grapples with Influx of Displaced Persons via Lachin Corridor
As of September 29, 2023, Armenia is facing a significant humanitarian crisis as the number of displaced persons streaming into the country via the Lachin corridor, specifically… Full Story

| 30-Sep-2023 | DISPLACED - IDP, DISEASE, MEDICAL SUPPORT | ALERT a | Agency: (IFRC) |

100,000
sy Syria
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LOW WATER LEVELS AND INCREASING DROUGHT ARE FELT AMONG COMMUNITIES IN NORTHEAST SYRIA, FACING HUMANITARIAN AND ENVIRONMENTAL DISASTERS.
The water level of the Euphrates river decreased dramatically over the past three weeks and is reported to be at its historical low at Tabqa Dam. The Alouk water station remains… Full Story

| 16-Aug-2023 | WATER: SANITATION, DISEASE | ALERT a | Agency: (OCHA) |

1,000,000
Peru Peru
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Areas Of Peru aAfected by a growing number of Guillain-Barré Syndrome cases
On 26 June 2023, the National Center for Epidemiology, Prevention, and Disease Control (CDC) of Peru issued an epidemiological alert due to an unusual increase in Guillain-Barré… Full Story

| 06-Aug-2023 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WHO) |

231
ssd South Sudan
Outbreak of Hepatitis E Virus in Wau City, South Sudan
On 14 April 2023, the Ministry of Health (MoH) of South Sudan declared an outbreak of the Hepatitis E Virus (HEV) in Wau city, the capital of Western Bahr el-Ghazal state, one of… Full Story

| 09-May-2023 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WHO) |

4,009
nigeria Nigeria
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Diphtheria Outbreak in Nigeria: Over 550 Confirmed Cases Detected in 21 States
Since the beginning of 2023, Nigeria has been hit by a diphtheria outbreak that has affected 21 of its 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory. According to the Nigeria Centre… Full Story

| 07-May-2023 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WHO) |

557
nigeria Nigeria
Diphtheria outbreak
In response to the alarming spread of diphtheria in Nigeria, the European Union (EU) has released a sum of EUR 150,000 for emergency assistance. The funds were released on 28… Full Story

| 30-Mar-2023 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

733
tan Tanzania
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Tanzania Confirms First Cases of Marburg Virus Disease
On 16 March 2023, the Ministry of Health (MOH) of the Republic of Tanzania announced that an unknown disease had claimed the lives of five people in the Kagera region, which… Full Story

| 22-Mar-2023 | DISEASE, VACCINATION PROGRAM | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

2,980,000
nigeria Nigeria
Diphtheria cases in Nigeria growing alarmingly
Diphtheria cases in Nigeria have been increasing at an alarming rate since early 2023, with a significant surge in March. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has… Full Story

| 14-Mar-2023 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (NRCS) |

733
mdg Madagascar
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EU's Humanitarian Assistance in Response to Madagascar's Worsening Food Security Situation
Madagascar, a country located in the Indian Ocean, has been hit hard by a series of disasters that have worsened its food security situation. In 2021, Madagascar experienced its… Full Story

| 11-Mar-2023 | Food Disaster, WATER: SANITATION, DISEASE | ALERT a | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

2,200,000
kenya flag Kenya
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Yellow Fever Outbreak Confirmed in Isiolo and Garissa Counties with 11 Deaths Reported
In July 2022, an outbreak of Yellow Fever was confirmed in Isiolo and Garissa Counties in Kenya. Suspected cases were also reported in ten other counties, including Samburu, Meru… Full Story

| 02-Mar-2023 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

291
xx Equatorial Guinea
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Marburg Virus Disease Outbreak in Equatorial Guinea
Between January 7th and February 6th, 2023, the Ministry of Health of Equatorial Guinea identified a cluster of deaths in two remote districts of the continental region of… Full Story

| 28-Feb-2023 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

4,235
Bangladesh Bangladesh
Nipah Virus Outbreak in Bangladesh
Nipah virus infection outbreaks in Bangladesh are usually seasonal, occurring annually between December and May. The number of yearly cases since the first report in 2001 has… Full Story

| 21-Feb-2023 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WHO) |

11
xx Equatorial Guinea
Equatorial Guinea's First Outbreak of the Marburg Virus
On 13 February, Equatorial Guinea confirmed its first outbreak of the highly infectious and deadly Marburg virus, similar to Ebola. The World Health Organization (WHO) reported at… Full Story

| 16-Feb-2023 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (OCHA) |

200
ngr Niger
Meningitis outbreak in Zinder Region, Niger
From 1 November 2022 to 27 January 2023, 559 cases of meningitis, including 18 deaths (CFR 3.2%), were reported in the Zinder Region of Niger, of which 111 cases were laboratory… Full Story

| 15-Feb-2023 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WHO) |

559
Brazil Brazil
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Brazil – Child mortality – Yanomami indigenous group
In the last month, six children have died from preventable diseases. This increase in child mortality is linked to lack of food, disease outbreaks, acute malnutrition due to the… Full Story

| 19-Jan-2023 | DISEASE | ALERT a | Agency: (DG ECHO) |

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congo kin Congo - Kinshasa
Democratic Republic of the Congo - Epidemics
The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has a very high infectious disease burden and is prone to recurrent epidemics that require emergency support and create additional… Full Story

| 13-Jan-2023 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WHO) |

171,625
SA Saudi Arabia
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Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) - Saudi Arabia
Outbreak at a glance  From 29 December 2021 to 31 October 2022, four laboratory-confirmed cases of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) were reported to WHO by… Full Story

| 21-Nov-2022 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WHO) |

650
a Argentina
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Legionellosis Outbreak
Police officers stand outside Luz Medica hospital, where nine people infected with bilateral pneumonia of unknown origin have been treated, in Tucuman, Argentina, on Sept. 1, 2022… Full Story

| 09-Sep-2022 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (WHO) |

11
congo kin Congo - Kinshasa
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Resurgence of Bubonic Plague in COD Congo Democratic Republic
On 04 April 2022, the Provincial Health Division (DPS) of the province of Ituri declared a resurgence of the Bubonic Plague epidemic in the health zone of Rethy, in the territory… Full Story

| 19-Apr-2022 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (IFRC) |

91,738
sudan Sudan
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Alarming Increase in Cases of Visceral Leishmaniasis (KalAzar)
On 12 February 2022, the Director of Department of Vector Control at the Ministry of Health of Gedaref State, released an appeal statement calling for assistance in control of… Full Story

| 26-Feb-2022 | DISEASE | ALERT a | Agency: (IFRC) |

302
congo kin Congo - Kinshasa
jh
Meinigitis Outbreak
The Democratic Republic of the Congo has declared an outbreak of meningitis in the north-eastern Tshopo Province where 261 suspected cases and 129 deaths—a high case fatality… Full Story

| 09-Sep-2021 | DISEASE | ALERT a | Agency: (WHO) |

261
Guinea Guinea
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FIRST WEST AFRICAN CASE OF DEADLY MARBURG VIRUS
On 9 August, the World Health Organization announced its support to Guinea following a confirmed death from Marburg virus disease, the first recorded case in the country and in… Full Story

| 22-Aug-2021 | DISEASE | ALERT a | Agency: (OCHA) |

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et Ethiopia
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MSF : providing emergency medical assistance in Tigray
In southern Tigray, MSF teams are running mobile clinics and have restarted some services at health centers in the towns of Hiwane and Adi Keyih, alongside staff from the Ministry… Full Story

| 21-Jan-2021 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (MSF) |

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Brazil Brazil
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Virus ripples across Amazon region - JAN 2021
The health system has collapsed in Manaus, the capital of the Brazilian state of Amazonas, with hospitals unable to keep up with the number of new COVID-19 patients and people… Full Story

| 21-Jan-2021 | DISEASE | CLOSED s | Agency: (MSF) |

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Brazil Brazil
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MSF works to prevent spread of COVID-19 among indigenous people in Mato Grosso do Sul
Indigenous communities in Brazil have been especially vulnerable to the new coronavirus COVID-19. In Mato Grosso do Sul, a state in central Brazil which is home to many indigenous… Full Story

| 15-Oct-2020 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (MSF) |

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Jordan Jordan
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UNICEF launches programme to end child labour in Zarqa and Amman
 A new UNICEF programme to end the worst forms of child labour in Zarqa and Amman will help hundreds of children to escape from dangerous working environments and return to… Full Story

| 29-Sep-2020 | DISEASE | ONGOING gg | Agency: (UNICEF) |

400

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