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#Cholera

# cholera - Friday 21 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 21st 2017, 4:26 PM 9,264 Views 21 Comments

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

# cholera - Sunday 25 June, 2017

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

Yemen is facing the worst cholera outbreak in the world

Jun 25th 2017, 7:59 AM 9,880 Views 11 Comments

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

# cholera - Saturday 27 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 27th 2015, 10:30 AM 5,929 Views 5 Comments

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

# cholera - Saturday 24 May, 2014

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

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

May 24th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,847 Views 29 Comments

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

# cholera - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

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

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

Oct 1st 2013, 1:00 PM 20 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.

# cholera - Saturday 12 January, 2013

Column: Haiti - Three years on from devastation
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: Haiti - Three years on from devastation

Jan 12th 2013, 1:00 PM 26 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.

# cholera - Monday 15 October, 2012

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

Foreign Affairs committee members visit Sierra Leone

Oct 15th 2012, 12:33 PM 2,446 Views 10 Comments

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

# cholera - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Flash flooding displaces thousands in Niger
# Cholera
# Cholera

Flash flooding displaces thousands in Niger

Aug 21st 2012, 2:11 PM 2,091 Views 0 Comments

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

# cholera - Friday 11 May, 2012

Haiti 'unprepared' for cholera resurgence
# Haiti
# Haiti

Haiti 'unprepared' for cholera resurgence

May 11th 2012, 7:15 AM 916 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.

# cholera - Thursday 12 April, 2012

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

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.

# cholera - Thursday 30 June, 2011

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

UN peacekeeping force 'brought cholera to Haiti'

Jun 30th 2011, 10:26 AM 360 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.

# cholera - Wednesday 29 June, 2011

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

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 - Sunday 12 December, 2010

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

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.

# cholera - Tuesday 16 November, 2010

Haitian protests blame UN peacekeepers for cholera
# Haiti
# Haiti

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.

# cholera - Monday 15 November, 2010

Haiti cholera epidemic death toll hits 900
# Haiti
# Haiti

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.

# cholera - Sunday 14 November, 2010

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

Ireland pledges more aid and supplies to Haiti

Nov 14th 2010, 12:16 PM 450 Views 0 Comments

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

# cholera - Tuesday 9 November, 2010

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

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.

# cholera - Sunday 7 November, 2010

# cholera - Thursday 4 November, 2010

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

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 - Tuesday 26 October, 2010

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

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 - Monday 25 October, 2010

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

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.

# cholera - Sunday 24 October, 2010

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

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 - Friday 22 October, 2010

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

Cholera outbreak strikes over 1,500 people in Haiti

Oct 22nd 2010, 10:04 PM 180 Views 0 Comments

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