UAE fighting Cholera in Yemen

September 20, 2019

Since the Yemeni health ministry announced in April an emergency to deal with a cholera outbreak the UAE response was very quick through its arm the UAE red crescent , despite the huge effort and the investment in treatments and awareness campaign done by the UAE in different regions in Yemen, the disease has taken hundreds of lives and injured hundreds of thousands in the country.

The Republic of Yemen suffers from bad conditions in various fields where citizens live in very bad economic conditions in addition to exposure to rampant diseases, most notably cholera.

The disease has been combated with local awareness campaigns mainly conducted by the UAE red crescent as well as water sterilization with chlorine, which has significantly reduced the number of infections recently.

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