FW: OCHA Haiti cholera update - Oct 28, 2010

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Campbell, Dan

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Oct 29, 2010, 9:01:10 AM10/29/10
to cholera...@googlegroups.com, Harvey, Mary(AFR/SD), ksal...@usaid.gov, Borrazzo, John, Campbell, D., Campbell, Dan, Gavin, John, Hafner, Craig, Jay, Kolb, Anthony, Rainey, Rochelle, Weinger, Merri, ip, Peter Nsubuga, RD, Greer, George

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I. HIGHLIGHTS/KEY PRIORITIES

The Ministry of Health has confirmed 4,649 hospitalisations and 305 deaths from cholera according to data from 20 to 27 October recorded by the government.

The Artibonite, Centre and North departments have reported confirmed cholera cases according to the Ministry of Health.

Viva Rio reports supporting teams who disseminate prevention information while distributing oral rehydration salts in communities with a population of 50,000 people. The organisation will focus in particular on engaging with pregnant women, children, the elderly and handicapped.

The WASH cluster reports almost two thirds of communities in the 15 communal sections at the epicenter of the outbreak have received water purification tablets and supplies in the past five days.

The logistics cluster reports available air, road and sea transportation capacity
 

Dan Campbell, Web Manager
Environmental Health at USAID
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