Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine signed a proclamation ordering all government departments and agencies to coordinate relief efforts to affected communities in the RMI.

The president issued the declaration following an advisory from the Marshall Islands’ Ministry of Health and Human Services, who reported that a total of 64 dengue-like illnesses were identified during the period May 22 to August 6, 2019.

The Ministry of Health is urging the public to practice the recommended 3-S for dengue prevention, namely; search and eliminate, self-protection, and seek early consultation.

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