More than a million children in Yemen are at high risk of dying from cholera, says Save the Children.

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is calling for funds to help provide clean water and sanitation to vulnerable communities.

A cholera outbreak in Yemen, which has claimed 1,400 lives in two months, shows tentative signs of slowing as fatality rates drop by half, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, July 4, AFP

So far, the deadly disease has hit about 300,000 people in Yemen, Somalia, South Sudan and other countries.

The death toll from a major cholera outbreak in Yemen has risen to 1,500, Nevio Zagaria, the World Health Organization's (WHO) representative in Yemen, said on Saturday, and appealed for more help

By the end of May, over 65,000 suspected cases of cholera and at least 532 deaths have been reported. The situation is overwhelming for what remains of Yemen's conflict-battered health system.

A major cholera outbreak in Yemen may have reached the halfway mark at 218,798 cases as a massive emergency response has begun to curb its spread two months into the epidemic, the World Health Orga

The World Food Programme (WFP) issued an "urgent call" on Monday for US$1 billion to help millions at risk of starvation in north-eastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen.

Hundreds of thousands of Nigerians could starve to death in the famine-threatened northeast due to lack of aid funds, the United Nations warned on Tuesday.

Funding from the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid department (ECHO) has been instrumental in enabling WFP to provide an innovative package of cash assistance alongside food rations to refugee

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