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UN ramps up efforts to tackle cholera in Somalia as death toll rises to 120

Mogadishu, May 19 (UNI) The United Nations humanitarian agency said on Sunday that it has stepped up its response to tackle the cholera outbreak in Somalia as the death toll has increased to 120 since January.
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said a total of 10,647 new cases of cholera have been reported in seven states, representing a case fatality rate of 1.1 percent.
"Additional funds are required to urgently meet the needs of the affected people," the OCHA said in its report released in the Somali capital of Mogadishu.
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Bangladesh MP murdered in Kolkata to ensure party ticket for rival: Report

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Armenia committed to Bolstering cooperation with UK - Prime Minister

15 Jun 2024 | 5:27 PM

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Russian aircraft allegedly violates Sweden's airspace - Reports

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Chinese premier arrives in Australia for official visit

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Canberra, June 15 (UNI) Chinese Premier Li Qiang arrived in Adelaide on Saturday for an official visit to Australia, the second leg of his three-nation tour.

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