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Amid cholera outbreak in north-east Nigeria, UN steps up aid, warns pregnant women most vulnerable

New York, Sept 27(Just Earth News): Large-scale displacement and a health system in tatters as a result of persistent violence by the Boko Haram terrorist group have left many – most worryingly, pregnant women and their unborn babies – vulnerable to cholera in the wake of an outbreak in August, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has warned.

Cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen spreading at ‘unprecedented’ speed, UN warns

New York, May 19(Just Earth News): As war-torn Yemen grapples with heavy rains, a collapsed healthcare system and crippled economy, a resurgent cholera outbreak has spread with “unprecedented” speed and taken medical professionals by surprise, the World Health Organization warned on Friday.

Amid fears of cholera outbreak in Iraq, UN agencies support government-led response

New York, Nov 7 (Just Earth News/IBNS): With the cholera spreading further in Iraq, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), which is providing assistance Iraqi health authorities, has on Friday urged accelerated action to shield communities and families from the outbreak, which has already infected more than 2,000 people across the country.