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    # 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 9,263 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 9,875 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 5,928 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 4,845 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 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.

    # 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 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.

    # 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 2,445 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 2,090 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 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.

    # 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 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.

    # 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 447 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

    The 9 at 9: Sunday
    # 9 At 9
    # 9 At 9

    The 9 at 9: Sunday

    Nov 7th 2010, 8:59 AM 824 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.

    # 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 179 Views 0 Comments

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

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