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29 May 2014 description
A new study is the first to show that this particular oral cholera vaccine provides protection very quickly, and lends support to its use in control of future outbreaks.
11 Feb 2014 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
04 Feb 2014 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
28 Jan 2014 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
21 Jan 2014 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
14 Jan 2014 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
17 Dec 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
09 Dec 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
02 Dec 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
25 Nov 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
18 Nov 2013 description
Viet Nam has been affected by both Cyclone Podul and Typhoon Haiyan over the past ten days. At least 41 people have been killed in rains triggered by Podul, adding to the 14 people killed during Haiyan.
30 Oct 2013 description
Many of the 2 million Nigerians who were displaced by the 2012 floods have returned their homes in floodplains, exposing them to the risk of displacement, disease outbreaks and loss of livelihoods.
28 Oct 2013 description
The Global Overview collates information from a range of sources and displays it in a manner that allows for quick comparison of different humanitarian crises.
26 Oct 2013 description
report UN Children's Fund
As of August 2013, a total of 17,964 children with Severe Acute Malnutrition were admitted to 495 UNICEF-supported Community Management of Acute Malnutrition sites across Northern Nigeria.
15 Oct 2013 description
The population is at risk of waterborne diseases as wells are contaminated by flooding. The health and hygiene training that volunteers received during the 2012 floods is paying off as IFRC mobilizes returning volunteers.
18 Sep 2013 description
The latest humanitarian bulletin for West and Central Africa highlights the crisis in Northeast Nigeria and analyses the effects of rain deficits and floods in the region.
11 Sep 2013 description
In August, heavy seasonal rains caused flooding in Benin, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, and Senegal. So far the extent of flooding and subsequent damage is significantly lower than last year.
27 Aug 2013 description
report IRIN
Heavy rains have unleashed floods in parts of Nigeria, testing the country's emergency preparedness one year after its worst flooding in decades. 35,000 people have been affected.
16 Aug 2013 description
report IRIN
More than 700 people have been sickened by cholera in Guinea-Bissau. Isolated health centres, insufficient medical personnel and detrimental traditional beliefs have contributed to the prevalence.
06 Aug 2013 description
More virulent than the ones traditionally found on the continent, this same strain was responsible for more than 8,000 deaths in Haïti and has touched down in West Africa in recent years.