From official sources (O.S.) and media (M). It does not represent PAHO's official position.
Floods. State of Emergency was declared in 17 municipalities of Tabasco as rains caused by the Cold Front number 12. Nave III has been settled as shelter for the affected. Final report of damages is not available yet. (o.s: Proteccion Civil, m.s: Unimexicali).
Floods. Update. State of Calamity was declared in Cauca as 700 families were affected; many of these have abandoned their as a preventive measure. (m.s. Desastres Colombia).
There are currently 30 CTCs, 169 CTUs, and 766 ORPs functioning in-country. The end of the rainy season has contributed to a considerable drop in cholera cases. Currently, an average of 300 cases per day has been observed all over the country, in comparison to 500 cases per day in November. The department currently reporting the highest mortality rates is West. The number of cholera cases is stable or decreasing in the departments of North, North-East, Artibonite, Center, West, South-East, South and Grand Anse, whereas cases in the North-West, are increasing and in Nippes department, the situation can be described as unstable with small peaks.
Case Management and Vaccination
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Manejo de casos y vacunación
Control de brotes en emergencias complejas
Gestion des cas et vaccination
Gestion des flambées epidémiques dans les situations d'urgence complexes
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