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Updated On: Saturday, August 19 2017

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Diseases Threaten Somali Children

18 April 2017, New York, USA | South-South News

As a result of the extreme drought that has hit Somalia, a devastating outbreak of cholera and acute watery diarrhea has ravaged the country.

UNICEF and partners have increased their response to combat the diseases by providing an integrated package of nutrition, water, sanitation and emergency health services. In 2017, UNICEF aims to reach 1.5 million people with access to clean water and over 700,000 Somalis with emergency health care services.

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