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06 Nov 2015 description
The last major event in 1997-1998 resulted in significant health impacts across multiple WHO regions, including the Pacific, Central and South America, and across Africa.
28 Jul 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
21 Jul 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
14 Jul 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
07 Jul 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
06 Jul 2015 description
The WHO-led Global Task Force aims to end cholera deaths by strengthening international collaboration and increasing coordination to prevent the 3 situations where cholera usually occurs.
30 Jun 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
19 May 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
30 Apr 2015 description
In Mozambique, the number of new cholera cases remains high with 292 reported over the past week. Zimbabwe registered five new cases, following a month with no new confirmed cases.
27 Apr 2015 description
IOM's Displacement Tracking Matrix highlights water access and quality as a challenge at the majority of sites assessed.
17 Apr 2015 description
96 new cholera cases were reported this week, as the outbreak continues to spread to new areas. The response is ongoing, with 129,000 people vaccinated in the first round of a two-round campaign.
15 Apr 2015 description
Extra efforts have been made to communicate with and gain the support of local leaders, especially those from communities where volunteers were attacked and killed in 2009.
14 Apr 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
10 Apr 2015 description
In Malawi, a total of 329 cases have been confirmed since the outbreak began 8 weeks ago, with half recorded in the past two weeks. Mozambique registered 372 new cases this week.
31 Mar 2015 description
The weekly Global Overview aggregates information from a range of sources and provides the latest updates on and a ranking of current humanitarian crises.
25 Mar 2015 description
report IRIN
While water and sewerage systems have markedly improved since the last cholera outbreak, it remains a question whether the authorities are ready and better able to cope with a new outbreak.
20 Mar 2015 description
Since 13 March, 843 new cases and four deaths have been reported country-wide. With with two new districts reporting cases in Zambezia Province, the risk of new and worsening outbreaks remains high.
04 Mar 2015 description
A new temporary site has been created at Bereu in Chikwawa after 191 households were displaced by secondary flooding.
27 Feb 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund
UNICEF Malawi is on high alert following a cholera outbreak in the southern border areas, where highly-populated camps for people displaced by the floods are located.
24 Feb 2015 description
A total of 3,478 cholera cases has been recorded in Mozambique, and new cases continue to be reported in Nampula, Niassa and Tele. In Malawi, 24 cases have been confirmed.