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UNICEF Niger Situation Report, 28 October 2013

Situation Report
Originally published



· As of 23 October, UNICEF, in collaboration with partners supported 7,572 households affected by floods in the areas of Dosso, Ouallam, Niamey, Kollo, Zinder, Tillaberi and Agadez with the provision of NFI kits valued at US$682,115.

· As of today, according to the Humanitarian Coordination Cell (CCH), humanitarian needs have been covered.

· As of 29 September, 303,829 children under five have been admitted into therapeutic centres for severe acute malnutrition (SAM) while another 403,285 have been receiving treatment for moderate acute malnutrition (MAM). Nutritional status is still under control but fragile given the increasing food prices observed due to, amongst others, political insecurity in neighbouring Mali and Nigeria and the beginning of the lean season.

· As of 20 October, a cumulative number of 562 cholera cases, including 11 deaths (with a case fatality rate of 1.96 percent) have been reported since the beginning of the epidemics on 10 May.