The Philippine Red Cross (PRC) assisted Barangay Calibuyo, Punta 1, and Sahud Ulan in Tanza Cavite due to the cholera outbreak which caused the death of one individual and affecting 20 more people, last November 07, 2021.
PRC Cavite Chapter are in coordination with the local government unit health services and provide Information, Education, and Communication materials for social media posting to provide proper information on Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene to prevent diseases like the cholera.
Health authorities are already investigating the source of the cholera outbreak in the said barangay. According to the RHU of Tanza, residents have nothing to worry about because they are in control of the situation.
“Sa Red Cross ay mayroon kaming Water, Sanitation, Hygiene services na nagbibigay ng safe, clean, and potable water sa mga emergencies kagaya ng cholera at diarrhea outbreak,” PRC Chairman and CEO Sen. Dick Gordon said.