Yemen: Acute Watery Diarrhea/Cholera Outbreak - Situation Report #2 (9 - 14 May 2017)

Situation Overview

• The number of acute watery diarrhoea (AWD)/ suspected cholera cases has increased dramatically and the outbreak expanded to 18 out of 22 governorates.

• Sana’a City is the most affected area, with more than 4000 suspected cholera cases. Cases have been reported across all districts and neighborhoods.

• From 27 April to 14 May 2017, a total of 11,046 suspected cholera/AWD cases were reported from 18 governorates, including Sana’a (13%), Amanat Al-Asimah (38%), Amran (9%), Dhamar (4%),
Al-Mahweet (5%), Ibb (6%), Al-Dhale’a (3%), Hajjah (9%), Al-Hudaydah (1%), Taiz (3%), Abyan (2%),
Raymah (1%), Aden (1%) Sa’adah (1%) and Al-Bayda (4%) governorates.

• Out of the total reported cases, 124 deaths were reported.

• A total of 208 cholera cases have been confirmed by laboratory testing.