Chlorine tablets are commonly distributed for household water treatment in emergencies.
The reliance on chlorination in humanitarian operations has raised concerns among practitioners about possible health risks associat
Purpose. The 2014 outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in West Africa was the largest in history.
On May 2, 2009 an outbreak of typhoid fever began in rural villages along the Malawi-Mozambique border resulting in 748 illnesses an
Bucket chlorination (where workers stationed at water sources manually add chlorine solution to recipients’ water containers during
Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) interventions are key to reducing the burden of disease associated with outbreaks, and are com
Household water treatment with chlorine can improve the microbiological quality of household water and reduce diarrhea
In September 2016, Médecins Sans Frontières responded to a hepatitis E (HEV) outbreak in Chad by implementing water treatment and hy
There are increasing numbers of people affected by natural disasters, disease outbreaks, and conflict.