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Emergency Assistance for Control of foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in Western Iraq

Irak

Bureau régional de la FAO pour le Proche-Orient et l’Afrique du Nord

Titre : Emergency Assistance for Control of foot and Mouth Disease (FMD) in Western Iraq

Pays /Région : Irak

Code projet : TCP/IRQ/8923 (E)

Date : 1998

Présentation
Cases of FMD were first reported in November 1998, in Rutba district of Anbar Governorate. The disease spreaded in both east and southwards in the country from there. The FMD World Reference Laboratory (FMDWRL) at Pirbright in the UK, identified it as sub-type 0. The spread of the disease extended to Kerbala Governorate and in the three northern governorates. The western governorates most affected include Anbar (30%), Salah Al-Deen (15%) and Babylon (13°/o) and Ninevah (13%). FAO responded quickly to the Government’s request and approved this TCP Project with a budget of US$ 400,000. Some 475,000 triple strain doses of vaccine were provided under the project

Financement : US$ 400,000.

Source : FAO Representation in Iraq /FAO Achievements in Iraq (1979 – 2011)

Bureau FAO Proche Orient et Afrique du Nord (pdf page 17)

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