Support the cholera epidemic operation in the currently affected areas and prevention awareness dissemination to the surrounding areas. Following the declaration of the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) about cholera epidemics in the village of Maréna, Koukou Angarana subprefecture, the Red Cross of Chad (RCC) Sila regional committee, informed by the national headquarters, carried out an evaluation mission from 21 to 22 August in Maréna, Tyéro and Dogdoré villages, where the epidemic seems to have started on 14 August 2017.
The epidemic spread on September 11, 2017 to the Salamat region, more specifically in the village of Amdjoudoul, Mouraye sub-prefecture in the Salamat region, a locality bordering the region of Sila. The Salamat Regional Committee of the RCC after holding the national headquarters at the disposal of the Regional Health Delegation (RSD) of Salamat
The Ministry of Health officially announced the cholera epidemic in this region.
Health and WASH
The operation targets 3,000 households or 18, 000 persons in Salamat, with a focus on the most vulnerable such as children, elderly and disable people. Identification of beneficiaries is based on the location of origin related to Cholera Treatment Centre (CTC) admissions. Populations present in the gathering places (mosque, church, school, market, places of restoration, bus station…) and population in villages surrounding the river and affected places.