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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...
22 Sep 2011 description
GLIDE n° EP-2011-000098-TCD 22 September 2011 This bulletin is being issued for information only and reflects the current situation and details available at this time. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is seeking funding through the existing country...
30 Aug 2011 description
report IRIN
DAKAR, 30 August 2011 (IRIN) - Cholera has killed at least 1,200 people this year in the countries surrounding Lake Chad - Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria; the illness, linked primarily to poor sanitation and lack of potable water, has struck some 38,800 people in the region this year and...