As of 6 February 2014, Kunene Region reported 479 suspected Cholera cases, and 15 deaths (7 facility deaths and 8 community deaths). Case Fatality Rate: 3.3%.
Nearly 40% of reported cases were among children below 15 years of age (22% were among under 5 children)
WHO, CDC, Namibian Red Cross Society (NRCS) and UNICEF joined hands with MoHSS in Cholera Outbreak Response Team
Sporadic Cholera suspected cases reported from Omusati, Oshana and Ohangwena
Household food security situation has weakened and fragile in regions as most depleted their last season’s harvest and now dependent on the market and drought relief food.