The outbreak of the acute diarrhoeal disease has infected around 2,000 people in the past three months, killing more than fifty patients.
The outbreak, which began in October 2016 and escalated in April, has killed more than 2,000 people.
Having already been hit by cholera, a large number of people in war-torn Yemen now face the threat of diphtheria as the delivery of medical supplies suffered delays due to blockades on sea and land routes over the past few weeks.
The medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) is closing most of its 37 cholera treatment centres in Yemen, saying the epidemic appears to have peaked. But thousands are still at risk, including unborn babies.
UN troops are accused of sexually abusing minors and inadvertently introducing cholera into Haiti. Many nationals view their presence as affront to national sovereignty.
Significant outbreaks of cholera had never been recorded in Haiti before 2010. But then UN peacekeepers dumped raw sewage into the water supply.
Months ago the United Nations called Yemen the “largest humanitarian crisis in the world.” Two years of war in the country have created severe food shortages.
Most of the victims belong to a camp for internally displaced people, who are trying to escape Boko Haram violence. The total number of suspected cholera cases in the country stands at 186, according to the health ministry.
Cholera cases exceed half a million in Yemen as the war prevents medical workers from providing effective aid in the country.
Yemen is facing the world's worst cholera outbreak following two years of heavy fighting between the Saudi-backed government and Shia rebels allied with Iran.
Ahmed Al-Naqib is making an heroic effort to rescue his neighbours by blowing his trumpet before an attack.
Saudi-led alliance carried out a deadly air strike on villagers of Taez province despite no military targets in the area, the UN says.
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