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Avoid Nonessential Travel
- 04/09/2015 Ebola standing travel notice. CDC urges all US residents to avoid nonessential travel to Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone because of unprecedented outbreaks of Ebola in those countries.
Take Enhanced Precautions
- 04/09/2015 As chaos deepens in Yemen, UN expert warns of ‘worst case scenario’ displacement. Over the last two weeks of increased fighting, more than 540 people have been killed, of which 311 are civilians, including 77 children, according to UN humanitarian agencies. At least 513 civilians have been injured, and more than 100,000 have been displaced.
- 04/08/2015 Stronger measures urged to protect people from toxic waste in Kazakhstan. The Central Asian country is known for pollution attributed to the oil and gas industry, metal extraction and processing, uranium and coal production and industrial emission of wastes. Baskut Tuncak, a UN independent expert dealing with human rights and hazardous substances and wastes, said that residents of contaminated areas are struggling everyday with the air they breathe, the water they drink and the food they eat.
- 04/08/2015 Ebola Situation Report. A total of 30 confirmed cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) were reported in the week to 5 April. This is the lowest weekly total since the third week of May 2014.
- 04/09/2015 Ebola data and statistics. Reports 25 532 cases and 10 584 deaths in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
- 04/08/2015 Global Ebola Response Data. Outbreak map and data updated.
- 04/08/2015 UNMEER Situation Report. KEY POINTS: As a contribution to ongoing efforts by the affected countries to design their national EVD recovery strategies, UNDP has published a report on “Recovering from the Ebola Crisis.” NERC Sierra Leone confirm that the child in Kailahun reported to have died of Ebola on 03 April had actually died of other causes. Sensitization campaigns gather pace in Forécariah and Coyah, Guinea.