Church joins other organizations to help in Haiti cholera outbreak

The Church has joined with other nongovernmental organizations in response to major cholera outbreaks in Papua New Guinea and Haiti.

Health officials in Papua New Guina report that the number of cases of Cholera in their country is declining; more than 280 people have died with more than 2,000 reported cholera cases.

Local priesthood leaders report that 75 Church members in four separate branches have died of Cholera. Infected members continue to receive treatment as needed. No missionaries are in affected areas, according to a Church welfare report.

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