Statement by Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the cholera outbreak in Yemen

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Series Details STATEMENT/17/1449 (24.05.17)
Publication Date 24/05/2017
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On 24 May 2017 European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides made a statement about a cholera outbreak in Yemen.

As Yemen was facing a fast spreading Cholera outbreak of unprecedented scale the EU would increase its response with further funding to help those in need.

The outbreak was the second outbreak in less than a year to hit the war-ravaged country already facing one of the largest humanitarian crises.

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EU: EEAS: Yemen and the EU
ECFR: Report, 2017: Mapping the Yemen conflict (et al)
Chatham House: Expert Comment, 13.06.17: Yemen’s Cholera Outbreak Can Be Stopped
European Commission: IP/17/1766, 23.06.17: EU scales up its assistance against cholera outbreak in Yemen
Al Jazeera, 01.07.17: At least 1,500 people killed by cholera in Yemen: WHO
WHO: Programmes: Humanitarian Health Action: Crises: Yemen
WHO: News, 24.06.17: Statement from UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake and WHO Director-General Margaret Chan on the cholera outbreak in Yemen as suspected cases exceed 200,000
The Guardian, 02.07.17: Yemen's cholera death toll rises to 1,500, says World Health Organisation
The Guardian, 27.10.17: Yemen reels under the weight of brutal cholera outbreak – in pictures
Chatham House: Expert Comment, 02.11.17: Yemen’s Health Crisis: How The World’s Largest Cholera Outbreak Unfolded

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