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DW: Millions of children in conflicts need psychological help: report (9/10). New Humanitarian: Five things to watch after Hurricane Dorian strikes the Bahamas (Parker, 9/10). Reuters: Sudan’s major floods present first challenge for its new leader (Siddig et al., 9/10). Reuters: Four cholera cases confirmed in Sudan, three die of acute watery diarrhea (Abdelaziz/Saba, 9/10). Reuters:…

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Al Jazeera: Hodeidah ‘cholera cases triple after Saudi-UAE offensive’: Report (10/1). Associated Press: India’s sanitation summit overshadows problems that persist (Schmall, 10/1). CBS News: “Nature is potentially the worst bioterrorist,” says Anthony Fauci (Hymes, 9/26). Daily Nation: Marie Stopes defies ban on advert linked to abortion (Mutua, 9/30). Devex: How…

Johns Hopkins Report Recommends Better Epidemic Preparedness, Response To Cholera In Yemen, Other Humanitarian Emergencies

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: Lack of Preparedness and Insecurity Hampered Response to Cholera Epidemic in Yemen “…The new report [from the Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health], ‘Cholera in Yemen: a case study of epidemic preparedness and response,’ calls for better anticipation of and preparedness for epidemics…

Aid Organizations Discuss Food, Humanitarian Crisis In Yemen, Response Efforts

International Rescue Committee: New nutrition analysis confirms children are being starved in Yemen “A new integrated food security and classification (IPC) report shows that 240,000 Yemeni civilians are living in famine condition and 9.8 million are on the brink of famine, a shocking increase of 42 percent … since 2017.…

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Agence France-Presse: Sri Lanka in bold bid to flush out open defecation (3/5). Agence France-Presse: Survivor antibody clears path for new Ebola vaccine (3/4). Agence France-Presse: Niger launches campaign to protect 6 mn children from meningitis (3/5). Al Jazeera: Colombia border hospitals struggle with Venezuelan migrant influx (Grattan, 3/5). CIDRAP…

Drought In Pakistan Triggers ‘Alarmingly High’ Rates of Malnutrition, Disease, IFRC Says

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Disease, hunger “alarmingly high” in drought-hit Pakistan: Red Cross “One of the worst droughts in Pakistan’s history has triggered ‘alarmingly high’ levels of malnutrition and disease in the hardest hit areas where people have been forced to drink salty or contaminated water, the Red Cross said on…

U.N. Should Take ‘Stronger Stance’ On Protecting Health Facilities, WASH Infrastructure In Humanitarian Emergencies, JHSPH Expert Says

World Economic Forum: We must stop turning a blind eye to the world’s health crises Paul Spiegel, director of the Center for Humanitarian Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, discusses the challenges of responding to humanitarian disasters, especially in conflict zones like the Democratic Republic of…

Clean Water, Sanitation Vital To Global Health

USA TODAY: If you’re safe from cholera, thank my dad, a plumber (and thank the ancient Romans) Lindsay Denny, senior public health program associate for the Center for Global Safe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene at Emory University and health adviser for Global Water 2020 “…The singular effectiveness of clean water,…