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Angola: Cholera Emergency Response - Weekly Internal OCHA/ERR Sitrep 12 to 18 March 2017

Highlights

  • Authorities have reported 8 new cholera cases and 2 deaths between 12 and 18 March, mostly on the small islands of north-west Angola, specifically Bocolo, Kimpula, Ilhia Mbubu 1 and Ilhia Mbubu 2.
  • The response is ongoing, including the distribution of chlorine tablets for 370 families and training of local officials in water treatment.
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Organization(s): 
United Nations Resident Coordinators Office
Original Publication Date: 
20 Mar 2017
Document type: 
Situation Report
Location(s): 
Angola
Theme(s): 
Epidemic
Humanitarian Assistance
Information Management
Preparedness