The statistics in this blog now cover the period to 21 August 2017

A baby with cholera in Yemen lies on a bed with an IV drip in its hand

© ICRC

Cholera is killing people in Yemen.

Shocking statistics from the ground tell the terrible story of the world’s worst cholera outbreak.

Over 542,000 people have already been infected and more than 2,000 have died.

The following graphs and facts illustrate the rise of this unprecedented outbreak over recent months.

The Red Cross and Red Crescent are working round the clock to provide medical care for people affected and to help prevent new infections.

We need your help to keep our life-saving work going. Please support the Yemen Crisis Appeal.