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#Cholera

From TheJournal.ie The world's largest ever outbreak of cholera looks like it's about to get even worse Yemen

The world's largest ever outbreak of cholera looks like it's about to get even worse

Yemen’s rainy season could accelerate the outbreak, agencies have warned.

From TheJournal.ie Yemen is facing the worst cholera outbreak in the world Yemen

Yemen is facing the worst cholera outbreak in the world

One quarter of the people who have died in this outbreak were children.

From TheJournal.ie 'There is truly no reason to die from cholera but 9,000 people have since 2010' Haiti

'There is truly no reason to die from cholera but 9,000 people have since 2010'

And there’s been a 190% increase in the disease in Haiti this year.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland sends €2 million to South Sudan as 4 million people face starvation Civil War

Ireland sends €2 million to South Sudan as 4 million people face starvation

A second ceasefire in the country has collapsed and both rebels and government forces are blocking the paths of UN peacekeepers.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Full, unimpeded access for all doctors is immediately needed in Syria Opinion

Column: Full, unimpeded access for all doctors is immediately needed in Syria

It is unacceptable that medical staff are being denied access to the world’s worst humanitarian crisis since the Cold War, writes Irish-Libyan doctor Dr Fatima Hamroush.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Haiti - Three years on from devastation Read Me

Column: Haiti - Three years on from devastation

The recovery from the 2010 earthquake has slowed but there are strong grounds for optimism, says Concern Worldwide Regional Director, Bríd Kennedy.

From TheJournal.ie Foreign Affairs committee members visit Sierra Leone Sierra Leone

Foreign Affairs committee members visit Sierra Leone

During their visit, they will review Ireland’s development programme and Irish Aid’s work in the country.

From TheJournal.ie Flash flooding displaces thousands in Niger Cholera

Flash flooding displaces thousands in Niger

Plan Ireland has said that children are at risk of waterborne diseases because of their weaker immune systems

From TheJournal.ie Haiti 'unprepared' for cholera resurgence Haiti

Haiti 'unprepared' for cholera resurgence

The onset of the rainy season means an increase in cholera, but the country is not prepared for this, Médecins Sans Frontières has said.

From TheJournal.ie GOAL warns that Haiti could face second cholera outbreak Haiti

GOAL warns that Haiti could face second cholera outbreak

It’s rainy season on the earthquake-stricken island – and the charity warns that cholera cases are already on the up again.

From TheJournal.ie UN peacekeeping force 'brought cholera to Haiti' Haiti

UN peacekeeping force 'brought cholera to Haiti'

The disease has killed more than 5,500 people and sickened more than 363,000 others since it was discovered in October.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll rising amid cholera epidemic in Cameroon Cameroon

Death toll rising amid cholera epidemic in Cameroon

Almost 8,000 people have been diagnosed with the disease so far as aid organisations struggle to contain the outbreak.

From TheJournal.ie Cholera-ravaged Haiti 'so full of joy', says Palin Sarah Palin

Cholera-ravaged Haiti 'so full of joy', says Palin

The likely Republican candidate for president travels to Port-au-Prince as part of an evangelical humanitarian delegation.

From TheJournal.ie Haitian protests blame UN peacekeepers for cholera Haiti

Haitian protests blame UN peacekeepers for cholera

Demonstrations against Nepalese peacekeepers turn violent, as UN soldiers open fire and complain of political bias.

From TheJournal.ie Haiti cholera epidemic death toll hits 900 Haiti

Haiti cholera epidemic death toll hits 900

The epidemic is only going to get worse, say outbreak experts.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland pledges more aid and supplies to Haiti Haiti This post contains images

Ireland pledges more aid and supplies to Haiti

Ireland pledges a further €500,000 and much-needed humanitarian supplies to the devastated Caribbean country.

From TheJournal.ie Haiti on alert as cholera hits the capital Haiti This post contains images

Haiti on alert as cholera hits the capital

The death toll reaches 544 as authorities fear that the infection in Port-au-Prince could spread to refugee camps.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Government backbenchers up in arms over proposed pension cuts; most people prefer higher tax to water and property charges; and Burma heads to the polls for first national election in 20 years.

From TheJournal.ie Haiti on alert as cholera continues to spread Haiti This post contains videos

Haiti on alert as cholera continues to spread

442 people have now been declared dead and 6,742 hospitalised as the pandemic reaches new areas.

From TheJournal.ie Cholera deaths slow in Haiti - but agencies remain on high alert Haiti

Cholera deaths slow in Haiti - but agencies remain on high alert

Even as the death rate falls, the UN warns that the spread of cholera in the devastated country has not come to an end.

From TheJournal.ie Cholera kills 1,500 - this time in Nigeria Cholera

Cholera kills 1,500 - this time in Nigeria

As Haiti crosses its fingers that its own outbreak stays away from refugee camps, Nigeria succumbs to an epidemic.

From TheJournal.ie 350 dead as cholera outbreak reaches Haitian capital Haiti

350 dead as cholera outbreak reaches Haitian capital

Almost 350 people have now been declared dead after the virus was carried into the capital city – and possibly onto camps.

From TheJournal.ie Cholera outbreak strikes over 1,500 people in Haiti Haiti This post contains videos

Cholera outbreak strikes over 1,500 people in Haiti

Disease concerns cause Irish charity to delay sending workers due to participate in re-building projects.