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Posted on 10/25/2013 - 16:49
15 August 2013: Nearly 10,000 refugees have fled the political and security crisis in Nigeria for neighbouring Cameroon. Most have sought shelter in Mayo Tsanaga, Mayo Sava, Logone and Chari in northern Cameroon, areas that already struggle with poverty, scarce...



Posted on 10/25/2013 - 16:47
11 July 2013: Two cases of yellow fever have been reported in the Littoral region of Cameroon. Yellow fever is a highly transmissible disease with a mortality rate that, in unvaccinated populations, may exceed 50 per cent. Yellow fever cannot be treated, but it can be...



Posted on 10/25/2013 - 16:44
19 September 2013: On 25 July 2013, the Tanzanian government announced that all “illegal aliens” had to leave the country by 11 August 2013. The order affected thousands of Burundians who had migrated to Tanzania due to economic or political reasons over...



Posted on 10/25/2013 - 16:41
14 August 2013: For the first time since 2007, a case of wild poliovirus was reported in Somalia on 9 May 2013. Since that case was confirmed in May, an additional 31 polio cases have been reported in the South Central zone of Somalia. Another six polio cases have been...



Posted on 10/22/2013 - 10:44
September 2013, Khartoum, Sudan: A boy stands in flood water in Khartoum's Soba Kangour neighbourhood. Tens of families were affected by the floods that struck in August and September. Credit: OCHA Almost 70,000 families were affected by floods that washed across...