UNOCHA Warns Of Increasing Number Of Cholera Cases In Yemen
Associated Press: U.N. warns of spike in cholera, displacement in Yemen
“A United Nations humanitarian agency said on Monday that Yemen has witnessed a sharp spike in the number of suspected cholera cases this year, as well as increased displacement in a northern province…” (3/25).
The Guardian: Early rains prompt surge in Yemen cholera cases
“…Almost a third of the 124,493 cases documented between 1 January and 22 March were children under fifteen. Increasing rates of malnutrition among Yemen’s children have left them more prone to contracting and dying from the disease. … Early rains could be to blame for the recent increase in suspected cases of the disease, according to UNOCHA…” (McVeigh, 3/25).
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