From official sources (O.S.) and media (M). It does not represent PAHO's official position.
Update. Wildfires monitoring Red Alert for the communes of Alto Biobío and Quilaco as they are being affected by wildfires: "Laguna El Barco" fire has been controlled. In the Alto Biobío commune an approximate 1.6 hectares of araucaria and native forest is being affected. Brigades and a CONAF helicopter worked today on control tasks. The "Reserva Nalcas" wild fire in the Quilaco commune affects an area of 12 hectares. The "Vilucura" wild fire, in the Quilaco commune affects an 0.2 hectares of native forest and thicket. Helicopter from CONAF has been assisting on this task. (o.s.: ONEMI)
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
Outbreak Control in Complex Emergencies
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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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