Statement from the Steering Committee of the Global Task Force on Cholera Control (GTFCC)

Many of the countries that faced cholera outbreaks in 2022 were badly affected by extreme weather events. As the climate emergency worsens, human displacement will intensify, along with droughts and flooding – all conditions that give rise to cholera outbreaks. Unless we invest in systems that build preparedness and resilience among at-risk populations, the cholera burden will continue to rise