Yemen – Cholera Outbreak (UN, ICRC, MSF) (ECHO Daily Flash of 31 May 2017)

  • The cholera epidemic is raging with more than 55 000 cases and 500 fatalities since 27 April.

  • Airlifts of drugs and supplies in response to the outbreak continue. Over the last seven days, five cargo planes chartered by humanitarian organizations landed in Sana’a to deliver much needed chlorine, IV fluids and antibiotics.