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Statement from UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake and WHO Director-General Margaret Chan on the cholera ... - World Health Organization

NEW YORK/GENEVA, 24 June 2017 – The rapidly spreading cholera outbreak in Yemen has exceeded 200 000 suspected cases, increasing at an average of 5000 a day. We are now facing the worst cholera outbreak in the world. In just two months, cholera has ...and more »

UNICEF statement on Saudi contribution to Yemen cholera response - UNICEF (press release)

NEW YORK/AMMAN, 23 June 2017 – “UNICEF welcomes the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's announcement of a contribution to the cholera response in Yemen by WHO and UNICEF. “Children make up half of the suspected cholera cases and one quarter of related deaths ...and more »

The images Saudi Arabia doesn't want you to see - CNN

(CNN) Batool Ali is six years old, though you would never guess that from her huge, haunted eyes and emaciated frame. Ribs jutting out over her distended belly, Batool weighs less than 16 kilograms (35 pounds). She is one of nearly half a million ...and more »

The horrors of Yemen's spiralling cholera crisis - BBC News

Children dying in hospital hallways. Four sick people crammed into one bed. Patients connected to intravenous drips while sitting in their cars because the hospital is over capacity. Welcome to the Yemeni healthcare system in 2017. The bizarre and ...and more »

UN: Yemen faces world's worst cholera outbreak - Aljazeera.com

WHO says more than 1,300 people have died and as many as 300,000 could become infected by the end of August. 25 Jun 2017. Yemen is facing the "world's worst cholera outbreak", with about 1,310 people dying from the disease since late April, according ...and more »

Saudis, at War in Yemen, Give Country $66.7 Million in Cholera Relief - New York Times

The newly elevated crown prince of Saudi Arabia, who as defense minister has led the country's bombing and blockades of Yemen, showed his charitable side on Friday with a $66.7 million donation to fight the cholera outbreak in that country. The ...and more »

Yemen faces world's worst cholera outbreak - UN - BBC News

Yemen is now facing the worst cholera outbreak anywhere in the world, the United Nations has warned. A statement by Unicef and the World Health Organization says the number of suspected cholera cases in the war-torn country has exceeded 200,000. So far ...and more »

EU scales up its assistance against cholera outbreak in Yemen - EU News

The European Commission is scaling up its response to an unprecedented cholera outbreak in Yemen with an additional €5 million, bringing total EU support for efforts to tackle the disease to €8.8 million. “The cholera outbreak in Yemen continues to ...and more »

Yemen Now Faces 'The Worst Cholera Outbreak In The World,' UN Says - NPR

Seized by violence and teetering on the edge of famine, Yemen is grappling with another danger that threatens to outpace them both: cholera. "We are now facing the worst cholera outbreak in the world," international health authorities said in a ...and more »

Yemen cholera cases could jump to 300000 by September: UN - Medical Xpress

A cholera outbreak in war-ravaged Yemen will probably have infected more than 300,000 people by September, up sharply from the current tally of nearly 193,000 cases, the United Nations said Friday. "Probably at the end of August we will reach 300,000 ...and more »