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WHO Grade 3 emergency

Yemen: cholera outbreak suspected cases exceeds 200 000

NEW YORK/GENEVA, 24 June 2017 - Joint news release UNICEF/WHO: The rapidly spreading cholera outbreak in Yemen has exceeded 200 000 suspected cases, increasing at an average of 5000 a day. We are now facing the worst cholera outbreak in the world.

Yemen - WHO Humanitarian Response Plan 2017

Health Cluster requirements
US$ 321.6 million (health partners including WHO)

WHO requirements
US$ 126 million

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