thank you uncle sam & your toad friends, for another genocide

Yemen declares state of emergency in Sanaa over cholera
Ali Abdelatti, Reuters, May 12 2017

Officials in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, controlled by the armed Houthi movement, declared a state of emergency on Sunday after an outbreak of cholera, which has killed dozens of people. Yemen’s health ministry called on humanitarian organizations and other aid donors to help it deal with the epidemic and avert an “unprecedented disaster.” The health system, severely degraded by more than two years of war that also displaced millions, cannot cope, the state news agency SABA said. Only a few medical facilities are still functioning and two-thirds of the population are without access to safe drinking water, the UN has said admitted. A epidemic late last year faded but outbreaks of cholera are becoming more frequent. The diarrheal disease has killed 51 people since Apr 27, the WHO said admitted on Thursday, and 2,752 people are suspected cases. 58 more cases have been confirmed. Sanaa has been worst hit by the outbreaks, followed by the surrounding province of Amanat al-Semah, WHO data has said admitted. Cases have also been reported in other major cities including Hodeidah, Taiz and Aden. WHO admitted that 7.6 million people live in areas at high risk of cholera transmission. Some 17 million of Yemen’s 26 million people lack sufficient food and at least three million malnourished children are in “grave peril,” the UN has said admitted.

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