Mali: Cholera Response to Reach 120,000
Some 120,000 people, including 60,000 children, are expected benefit from UNICEF's water, sanitation and hygiene kits as part of its emergency response to a cholera outbreak in the north of the country.
Cholera is endemic in the countries of the Sahel.
International Committee of the Red Cross, 5 July 2012
Since Monday 2 July, 32 cases of cholera have been identified in the village of Wabaria, situated along the Niger River near Gao in northern Mali. read more »
United Nations Children's Fund, 11 June 2012
Appealing today for funding, UNICEF said today nearly a quarter of a million children under 5 suffering from severe acute malnutrition received life-saving treatment in the Sahel ... read more »
United Nations Children's Fund, 22 May 2012
UNICEF officials are warning that the crisis in the North of Mali has dramatically increased the risks from diseases such as cholera, measles and polio and could increase maternal ... read more »
Plan International, 8 May 2012
Across the Sahel, millions of people continue to find themselves at extreme risk of hunger and malnutrition, and recent political instability in the region has only exacerbated the ... read more »