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08 Jun 2015 description
report ACT Alliance
Significant numbers of people have been displaced and are accommodated temporarily in areas where water, food supply and sanitation access are poor due to crowded conditions.
01 Apr 2015 description
The outbreak that started in June 2014 has spilled over to 2015. Greater Accra region continues to record cases each week. WHO stresses the need to halt the outbreak before the onset of the rainy season.
20 Oct 2014 description
report UN Children's Fund
With almost 21,000 cases, Ghana has a new record number, and the outbreak has already spread along the coast to Togo and Benin. The situation in Lake Chad Basin is of concern as well.
25 Aug 2014 description
Nine districts out of 16 have recorded cholera cases to date. Accra metro and Dadekotpon are the most affected districts, accounting for 87 per cent of cases.
01 Feb 2013 description
Currently 310 cases of cholera have been registered. Most of the infected persons are women, children.
07 Sep 2012 description
Accra, Ghana, 6 September, 2012 — The United Nations in Ghana has received a grant of US$312.440 (Three hundred and twelve thousand four hundred and forty dollars) to boost a joint UN system humanitarian response to the cholera outbreak in five regions of the country. Since January 2012, about...
22 May 2012 description
Introduction This paper investigates the challenges of resolving the protracted Liberian refugee situation in Ghana. Despite the restored stability in Liberia and the unfavourable living conditions in exile, as of 2011, there were still about 11,000 Liberian refugees in the Buduburam refugee...
01 Nov 2011 description
report ACT Alliance
Geneva, 31 October 2011 1. Brief description of the emergency A heavy rain in Ghana has resulted to flooding in various parts of the country killing more than 70 people and displacing 280,000 people (UN OCHA assessment 27th Oct 2011). A five hour downpour of rain was experienced in Accra and its...
25 Jul 2011 description
25 Jul 2011 17:42 Source: Reuters // Reuters Authorities say illegal miners divert river course Floods kill 5, displace 100,000 (Releads with President Mills, additional quotes) By Kwasi Kpodo ACCRA, July 25 (Reuters) - Ghana President John Atta Mills pledged on Monday to fight illegal mining...