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  • Stagnant water in the affected areas may cause severe health issues along with dengue and other water borne diseases.
  • WHO-DEWS’s teams reported high risk of malaria, dengue, ARI, diarrhea and skin infection among the affected population.
  • 74 health facilities affected by flood, 326 Mobile Medical Teams and 367 Medical Camps are operational.
  • LLITNs are needed for prevention of Malaria specially among pregnant women and under 5 children in flood affected districts.
  • Vitamin A supplementation will be part of NID starting from 29th September 2014.
  • Partners are on the ground, working closely with local authorities to support the affected populations with much needed food, non-food items, health services including medicines, emergency health kits, and monitoring the situation for water borne diseases.
  • WHO has provided 35 Emergency Health Kits, 15 Diarrheal Disease kits along with assorted medicines, Anti Snake Venoms and aqua tab etc. in the flood affected areas.