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Clean water and hygiene are weapons in battle against disease in Mozambique.
The president’s threat to cut off aid to Central America continues to distract from the real crisis taking place.
As cases of cholera spike, Oxfam mobilizes community health ‘activistas’ to help protect survivors of Cyclone Idai
The Mozambique government is working quickly to set up cholera treatment centers in the devastated city of Beira, Mozambique as the threat of a cholera epidemic is high.
As the number of confirmed cholera cases increases, aid organizations respond to crisis in southern Africa with water, sanitation, and hygiene.
In response to news reports that the number of cases of cholera in the cyclone devasted city of Beira has risen to 139, Oxfam calls for a well-coordinated effort to prevent and contain cholera and other waterborne diseases. Oxfam cannot confirm the reported cases.
Survivors of Cyclone Idai in southern Africa are at risk of cholera. It’s a threat after any significant disaster or wherever people struggle with lack of clean water, inadequate sanitation systems, or poor hygiene.