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Yemen: Cholera Outbreak - Situation Report as of 15 January 2017

Key Figures

 As of 11 January 2017, 15,658 suspected cholera cases have been reported in 156 districts.

 A total of 180 out of 841 cases have tested positive for Vibrio Cholera, serotype Ogawa.

 Overall, the epidemic curve shows a declining trend from week 51 onwards, while the attack rate remains high in some high risk districts.

 Health response is underway through 26 Diarrhea Treatment Centres (DTC) in 24 districts; while WASH partners are undertaking response in 29 districts.

 An additional $3 million is being allocated through the 2017 HPF reserve allocation to address outstanding gaps.

Operation(s)/ Webspace(s): 
Organization(s): 
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs
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Original Publication Date: 
15 Jan 2017
Document type: 
Situation Report
Location(s): 
Yemen
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Yemen: Cholera Outbreak - Oct 2016