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West and Central Africa Region Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (23-31 Oct 2014)
Reliefweb (31 Oct 2014)
Infographic: Niger - On 24 October, MSF raised the alarm of a growing cholera outbreak where an estimated 1,365 people have been infected since January– 600 in September alone. Of concern are 72 cholera cases in Diffa where some 105,000 displaced persons from Nigeria reside.
Nigeria violence pushes refugees and cholera across borders
Thomson Reuters Foundation (31 Oct 2014)
West Africa is struggling to control a cholera outbreak that has spread from Nigeria to nearby countries, exacerbated by insecurity and waves of refugees...
More efforts are necessary - A report on humanitarian response and the remaining challenges in DRC’s Katanga Province
rdc-humanitaire.net (30 Oct 2014)
In the 10 months of a cholera epidemic (from January to the beginning of October), Katanga has registered over 7,000 cholera cases, and almost 300 people have died.
Cameroon: Cholera EPoA Operations Update no. MDRCM018
Reliefweb (30 Oct 2014)
Since 24 April 2014, a cholera epidemic has been ravaging the Far North Region of Cameroon. Six Divisions have been particularly affected, specifically Chari, Diamaré, Kani, Logone and, Mayo and Mayo Sanaga. So far, 1,680 people have been infected, and 77 fatalities recorded.