11 December 2012

Somalia: Outbreak of Diarrhea Kills Seven in Lower Shabelle Region

Mogadishu — Reports from lower Shabelle region in southern Somalia say that an outbreak of diaarhea has killed in different small communities in the region.

The outbreak of the diaarhea is reported in communities like Dudumo gadud, Madax Marodi, Sahan weyn, Saha Yarey and other lager communities like Yaqbari weyne and Yaqdomar all in lower Shabelle region.

Residents in those parts of the province who spoke to Shabelle Media Network say, the outbreal can related to the extreme warm weather which comes at this part of the season.

According to residets in those areas plagued by the diarrhea, there are no medical centres where the affected patients can seek for the treatment of the disease which is easy to cure but without medical help can otherwise be deadly.

Families, who have children with diarrhea and who spoke to Shabelle media network , have called for help and medical assistance from the government federal government of Somalia and medical and relief organizations inside the country.

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