Lucy Hillier posted an update in the group Ebola, West Africa, 2014 2 days, 17 hours ago
ACAPS LIBERIA Ebola Assessments Compilation – Drop box folder
ACAPS Sierra Leone Ebola Assessments Compilation – Drop box folder
ACAPS just published a new Thematic Note:
Ebola Outbreak in West Africa – Mapping of Assessment and Identification of Gaps, 22 April 2015
* This paper reviews all of the assessments on Liberia and Sierra Leone made available to the Ebola Needs Analysis Project (ENAP), between December 2014 and 20 March 2015.
* Food, education and health…[Read more]
Lucy Hillier joined the group Mediterranean Migrant Crisis 2 days, 17 hours ago
UNICEF Blog: Avoiding Ebola – how this Chiefdom in Sierra Leone did it
Lucy Hillier and Peter Ventevogel are now connected 3 days, 8 hours ago
Lucy Hillier posted an update in the group Africa 1 week, 1 day ago
Are you following the xenophobic violence events in South Africa? If so please also join and contribute to the Xenophobic Violence South Africa group. http://mhpss.net/groups/regions-and-countries/africa/xenophobic-violence-south-africa-2010/
Lucy Hillier is reading resource “ Report on the SAHRC Investigation into Issues of Rule of Law, Justice and Impunity arising out of the 2008 Public Violence against Non-Nationals” from group Refugee integration and settlement processes 1 week, 1 day ago
The scale of violence and displacement in May 2008 went far
beyond any precedent in South Africa’s democratic history.
Yet the 2008 mobilisation against non-nationals can only
properly be understood within the country’s…
Lucy Hillier posted an update in the group Africa 1 week, 3 days ago
ACAPS 14th April 2015 – Kenya: Following Al Shabaab’s attack on Garissa University, Kenyan officials said they had asked UNHCR to repatriate almost 350,000 refugees from Dadaab camp, though UNHCR said it had not received any official request. The Central Bank of Kenya has closed 13 Somali remittance firms based in Nairobi.
Read more on the ACAPS…[Read more]
Lucy Hillier posted an update in the group Xenophobic Violence South Africa 1 week, 3 days ago
14th April 2015 – Several dead as xenophobic violence boils over in Durbanhttp://mg.co.za/article/2015-04-14-several-dead-as-xenophobic-violence-boils-over-in-durban
Lucy Hillier posted an update in the group HIV and AIDS 1 week, 3 days ago
Mental Health Problems Affecting People Who Have HIV and AIDS in Malawi: A Review
Chorwe-Sungani, G. , Sefasi, A. and Pindani, M. (2015) Mental Health Problems Affecting People Who Have HIV and AIDS in Malawi: A Review. Open Journal of Nursing, 5, 189-194. doi: 10.4236/ojn.2015.53023.
Malawi is located in the southern part of Africa…[Read more]
Lucy Hillier posted an update in the group Ebola, West Africa, 2014 1 week, 3 days ago
ACAPS published a new Monthly Overview on the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa for March:
* The already weak health systems have been overwhelmed by the crisis, leading to an increase of non-Ebola related mortality.
* Currently 1,235,000 people are in need of immediate assistance to protect livelihoods and prevent malnutrition (IPC Phase…[Read more]
April 2015- New study: Investigating the psychosocial determinants of child health in Africa: The Drakenstein Child Health Study
1-8 April Kenya: An Al Shabaab attack on Garissa University left 147 dead and 79 injured. The Kenyan Government ordered the recruitment of 10,000 more police, and sent fighter jets to bomb Al Shabaab bases in Somalia. In Dadaab refugee camp, Garissa, suspected Al Shabaab stormed the premises of an NGO, killed one person and injuring three.
Lucy Hillier posted an update in the group Apoio Psicossocial Moçambique 1 month ago
ACAPS just published a new Briefing Note:
Mozambique: Cholera Epidemic, 19 Mar 2015
* As of 18 March, almost 6,000 cases of cholera, including 47 deaths, have been registered in five provinces, mainly in the north of the country, since first reported in December. Over 13–15 March, 353 new cases and three deaths were recorded countrywide.
Lucy Hillier posted an update in the group Africa 1 month ago
Lucy Hillier posted an update in the group Emergencies/crisis briefs 1 month ago
11-17 March 2015 Cameroon: The number of people internally displaced in the north has almost doubled since 10 February, to 117,000. This brings the number of displaced in Cameroon to an estimated 412,700, including 66,000 fleeing Boko Haram violence in Nigeria and the rest from the Central African Republic.
Lucy Hillier posted an update in the group Central African Republic (CAR) Crisis/La crise en République centrafricaine 1 month ago
Lucy Hillier added resource “ Ebola Outbreak in West Africa Lessons Learned from Quarantine – Sierra Leone and Liberia” to Africa 1 month ago
Ebola Outbreak in West Africa – Lessons Learned from Quarantine: Sierra Leone and Liberia, 19 March 2015
* Self-imposed quarantine has proved less problematic.
Vanuatu NDMO Situation Report no. 21 from Vanuatu Cyclone Response 2015
Disaster Mental Health Handbook: Disaster Services from Natural Disasters
The CDAC Network: Typhoon Haiyan Learning Review: Communicating with Communities Initiatives and Coordination in the Response to Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines from Philippines 2013 Typhoon Response
Facilitation Manual: Psychological First Aid During Ebola Disease Outbreaks from Ebola, West Africa, 2014
CBR Project Training Retreat this August from Psychosocial Support of Staff
Jeux d’expression from Child friendly spaces
How to conduct a case study from Terre des hommes
IASC MHPSS Guidelines, What should Health Actorss know? Arabic from MHPSS support during and after the Arab spring movement
Global Tool Kit: Orientation and Training Materials from Global Tool Kit
Activators Guide Working With Adolescents14-17yrs (Arabic) from Psychosocial Care & Protection of Children