Humanitarian Situation Report - May to June 2022

UNICEF Malawi Floods, Cholera and Polio Situation Report

A child receiving the cholera vaccine in Chikwawa
UNICEF Malawi/2022/Corporate Media

Highlights

  • Cholera cases continue to increase rapidly in the southern region districts (Balaka, Blantyre, Chikwawa, Machinga, Mulanje and Neno) and Lilongwe in the central
  • Vaccinations for 3rd dose of Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV) and 2nd dose of Oral Cholera Vaccine proposed for July
  •  1, 473 664 people are fully immunized from Covid-19 representing 10.2% of the target population
  • The number of children admitted for severe acute malnutrition (SAM) treatment across the country increased by 37% to 4,380 in April 2022 from 3,197 in April 2021
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UNICEF Malawi
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