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WHO Appeals For $22.35M To Prevent Cholera Epidemic In War-Torn Yemen

VOA News: War-torn Yemen Faces Threat of Cholera Epidemic “The World Health Organization warns that war-torn Yemen is facing the threat of a cholera epidemic. The WHO is urgently appealing for $22.35 million to prevent the deadly disease from spreading throughout the country. The World Health Organization reports 340 suspected…

U.N. SG Ban Promises Additional Aid To Haiti Following Hurricane Matthew; U.N. Deputy Chief Outlines New Approach To Cholera Outbreak

Deutsche Welle: U.N. chief examines Haiti destruction amid cholera controversy “While visiting victims of Hurricane Matthew, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon described the destruction by the storm as ‘heartbreaking,’ expressing disappointment at scant emergency aid reaching the struggling nation…” (10/16). New York Times: Cholera Deepens Haiti’s Misery After Hurricane “…A week…

Cholera Outbreak Threatens Haiti As Nation Begins Recovery From Hurricane Matthew

Los Angeles Times: In Hurricane Matthew’s wake, Haiti is left to face an old foe: cholera “…The waterborne disease was a scourge even before Hurricane Matthew roared across the Tiburon Peninsula eight days ago. Cholera was inadvertently brought to the country in the wake of the disastrous 2010 earthquake by…

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