World Health Organization Western Pacific Region

Preventing disease outbreaks after the tsunami in Solomon Islands

Over 5,500 residents fled their homes after 2013 tsunami, and are now housed in temporary shelters.
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Over 5,500 residents fled their homes, and are now housed in temporary shelters such as these. Cramped living conditions, limited clean water, and poor sanitation increases the risk of diarrhoea and other disease outbreaks.

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