26 Oct 2011 description
Central African Republic: Floods destroy houses, infrastructure; rapid spread of cholera feared
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent (IFRC) Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) is a source of un-earmarked money created by the Federation in 1985 to ensure that immediate financial support is available for Red Cross and Red Crescent emergency response. The DREF is a vital...
11 Oct 2011 description
report — UN Children's Fund
DAKAR/GENEVA, 11 October 2011 – UNICEF is calling for a redoubling of efforts to combat cholera outbreaks that are claiming lives and affecting large numbers of people across West and Central Africa. This year has seen more than 85,000 reported cases of cholera, resulting in 2,466 deaths. The...
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