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

Jul 21st 2017, 4:26 PM 9,263 Views 21 Comments

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

Yemen is facing the worst cholera outbreak in the world
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Yemen is facing the worst cholera outbreak in the world

Jun 25th 2017, 7:59 AM 9,875 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Jun 27th 2015, 10:30 AM 5,928 Views 5 Comments

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

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

May 24th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,843 Views 29 Comments

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

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

Oct 1st 2013, 1:00 PM 17 Views 13 Comments

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.

Column: Haiti - Three years on from devastation
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Column: Haiti - Three years on from devastation

Jan 12th 2013, 1:00 PM 25 Views 2 Comments

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

Foreign Affairs committee members visit Sierra Leone
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Foreign Affairs committee members visit Sierra Leone

Oct 15th 2012, 12:33 PM 2,445 Views 10 Comments

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

Flash flooding displaces thousands in Niger
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Flash flooding displaces thousands in Niger

Aug 21st 2012, 2:11 PM 2,090 Views 0 Comments

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

Haiti 'unprepared' for cholera resurgence
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Haiti 'unprepared' for cholera resurgence

May 11th 2012, 7:15 AM 914 Views 4 Comments

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

GOAL warns that Haiti could face second cholera outbreak
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GOAL warns that Haiti could face second cholera outbreak

Apr 12th 2012, 3:04 PM 965 Views 1 Comment

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

UN peacekeeping force 'brought cholera to Haiti'
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UN peacekeeping force 'brought cholera to Haiti'

Jun 30th 2011, 10:26 AM 359 Views 1 Comment

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

Death toll rising amid cholera epidemic in Cameroon
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Death toll rising amid cholera epidemic in Cameroon

Jun 29th 2011, 2:37 PM 271 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Dec 12th 2010, 4:45 PM 758 Views 0 Comments

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

Haitian protests blame UN peacekeepers for cholera
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Haitian protests blame UN peacekeepers for cholera

Nov 16th 2010, 3:12 PM 154 Views 0 Comments

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

Haiti cholera epidemic death toll hits 900
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Haiti cholera epidemic death toll hits 900

Nov 15th 2010, 5:14 PM 226 Views 0 Comments

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

Ireland pledges more aid and supplies to Haiti
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Ireland pledges more aid and supplies to Haiti

Nov 14th 2010, 12:16 PM 447 Views 0 Comments

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

Haiti on alert as cholera hits the capital
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Haiti on alert as cholera hits the capital

Nov 9th 2010, 7:31 PM 314 Views 0 Comments

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

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The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nov 7th 2010, 8:59 AM 823 Views 1 Comment

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.

Haiti on alert as cholera continues to spread
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Haiti on alert as cholera continues to spread

Nov 4th 2010, 2:04 PM 425 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Oct 26th 2010, 3:56 PM 302 Views 0 Comments

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

Cholera kills 1,500 - this time in Nigeria
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Cholera kills 1,500 - this time in Nigeria

Oct 25th 2010, 3:58 PM 138 Views 0 Comments

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

350 dead as cholera outbreak reaches Haitian capital
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350 dead as cholera outbreak reaches Haitian capital

Oct 24th 2010, 10:41 AM 196 Views 0 Comments

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

Cholera outbreak strikes over 1,500 people in Haiti
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Cholera outbreak strikes over 1,500 people in Haiti

Oct 22nd 2010, 10:04 PM 179 Views 0 Comments

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