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Kuwait- Cholera deaths in Yemen down thanks to GCC support - official




(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) ROYADH, Aug 4 (KUNA) -- Deaths caused by cholera in Yemen have been on the decline, based on July figures, thanks to aid offered by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Yemen's Minister of Health said on Friday.

Cholera deaths in Yemen betwen April 27 to July 31 hit 1,890 nationwide, Health Minister Dr. Nasser Baaoum said in a statement carried by the Yemeni news agency.

The GCC aid was channeled through the Kuwait Society for Relief, the Saudi King Salman Center for Humanitarian Aid and Relief and the Emirates Red Crescent, he added.

Most deaths were recorded in the governorates of Hajjah, Sanaa, Al-Hudaydah, Amran and Ibb, all under the control of the coupists, the minister said. (end) mdm.msa

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Kuwait- Cholera deaths in Yemen down thanks to GCC support - official

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