- Yemen asks for help against cholera epidemic
- "The cholera epidemic in Yemen is greatest epidemic in history"
The United Nations (UN) reported that largest and fastest spreading cholera epidemic in history has taken effect on Yemen and that outbreak is spreading to 92 per cent of country.
UN Secretary-General spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a daily press conference that 820 thousand cases have been seen in country since outbreak of cholera outbreak, and 2,000 150 people have lost ir lives because of epidemic.
"We are faced with largest and fastest spreading cholera epidemic in history in Yemen. The epidemic spread to 92 percent of country, "he said.
Nearly 3 million people displaced within country due to civil war in Yemen are at risk of being caught in colergia every day because of lack of clean drinking water and inability to collect wastes.
In Yemen, which has long been dominated by political instability, former president Ali Abdullah Salih, with Huskies, has been taking control of you and some regions of capital since September 2014.
The coalition forces led by Saudi Arabia have backed Yemeni government against Husis since March 2015.