Mozambique To Begin Cholera Vaccination Campaign In Cyclone Aftermath; UNFPA Urges Help For Women Affected By Storm

Reuters: Mozambique to start cholera vaccinations next week after cyclone
“Mozambique will start a cholera vaccination campaign next week in areas ravaged by Cyclone Idai, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday, after five confirmed cases were detected…” (Eisenhammer et al., 3/28).

U.N. News: ‘Race against time’ to help women who bore brunt of Cyclone Idai: U.N. reproductive health agency
“As the full extent of destruction caused by Cyclone Idai across southern Africa continues to be assessed, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said on Wednesday it was in ‘a race against time’ to protect women who bore the brunt of the storm as they tried to save their households and livelihoods…” (3/27).

Additional coverage of the response to Cyclone Idai is available from Al Jazeera, The Guardian, NPR, U.S. News & World Report, VOA News (2), and Washington Post.

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