Friday, 24 August 2012

The International Federation Of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies-Cholera Cases

Red Cross fears Sierra Leone cholera crisis, appeals for funds

FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone's worst recorded outbreak of cholera risks sparking a wider health crisis unless its causes can be tackled more aggressively, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said on Thursday. The IFRC, which launched an emergency appeal for $1.14 million earlier this month, said the number of cholera cases was continuing to rise and that the number of fatal cases now topped 200. ... read more..

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