Stephen O'Brien told the UN Security Council on Tuesday that "Yemen now has the ignominy of being the world's largest food security crisis," with over 17 million people in need of food
Geneva: Somalia, hit by drought and on the verge of famine, will count 1.4 million acutely malnourished children by the end of the year, up 50 percent from late 2016, the UN said on Tuesday.
The UN formally apologized to Haiti for its role in the country's cholera epidemic after refusing to admit its responsibility up until this year.
The UN estimates 42,000 people have fled Fallujah since a military operation to retake the city began in late May, but the MSF says its closer to 30,000.
El Nino, the climate cycle that develops along the tropical west coast of South America every 3 to 7 years, could be transporting cholera-like diseases through bacteria that thrive in seawater, a study said.
With monsoon at its peak, water contamination is the biggest issue for households as nearly 83 per cent diseases are in the city being water borne, according to a survey
Cases of dengue has doubled in the past four years and malaria has seen a 71 percent rise in Mumbai.
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