Number of deaths from cholera increased to 180 in Yemen
NEWS CENTER - The United Nations announced that the number of deaths from cholera outbreaks in Yemen has increased to 180.
The United Nations spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in New York that the number death has reached 180 in cholera in Yemen.
Dujarric added that it is estimated that 14,000 people were already caught cholera in Yemen.
The Ministry of Health of Yemen announced on Monday that the number of deaths from cholera epidemic was 125, and a total of 10 thousand people were reported to have been infected.
State of emergency is declared in the capital Sana'a because of the epidemic, according to the information given by the UN, there are 7 million 600 thousand people in the regions where cholera cases are seen. Last year, an epidemic of cholera had begun in Yemen due to the lack of clean drinking water.
According to the United Nations, around 14 million people in Yemen are undernutrition due to civil war since 2015, and about 10 million people are in urgent need of food aid. It is stated that the numbers mentioned are two of thirds of the country's population. (Mustafa Kaynak - ILKHA)