Somalia

    About 70 people have died in a severe outbreak of cholera in southern Somalia, close to the Kenyan border town of Mandera, reports say. At least 400 people have been affected and drought conditions are aggravating the problem. People affected on the Kenyan side of the border are getting medical aid but almost none is available in Somalia, according to press reports. Local non-government organizations have appealed for international help. (BBC)

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