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IIR 2 340 0196 91/CHOLERA EPIDEMIC IN KUWAIT (U). 

Filename:23400198.91
CDSN = LGX356   MCN = 90346/04533   TOR = 903460239 
RTTSZYUW RUEKJCS8968 3460241-SSSS--RUEALGX. 
ZNY SSSSS 
 
R 120241Z DEC 90 
FM JOINT STAFF WASHINGTON DC 
INFO RUENAAA/CNO WASHINGTON DC 
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RUEACMC/CMC WASHINGTON DC 
RUEDADA/AFIS AMHS BOLLING AFB DC 
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RHEPAAB/TAC IDHS LANGLEY AFB VA//IDHS// 
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RUEALGX/SAFE 
R 111400Z DEC 90 
FM CDR 513TH MI BDE FT MONMOUTH NJ//IAM-C-OSD// 
TO RHHMBRA/FICPAC PEARL HARBOR HI 
RUEKJCS/JCS WASH DC//JCSISC// 
RUEAIIA/CIA WASH DC 
RUCIPFA/CDR 5TH SFGP FT CAMPBELL KY//S-2// 
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RUCIBBA/COMUSCENTAF SHAW AFB SC//IN// 
RUETIAA/NSACSS FT MEADE MD//T5151// 
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BT 
[    b.2.    ] 
FSTC INTELOPS PASS TO MR. MYERS 
SERIAL: (U) IIR 2 340 0198 91. 
 
 
COUNTRY:   (U) KUWAIT (KU). 
 
SUBJ:   IIR 2 340 0196 91/CHOLERA EPIDEMIC IN KUWAIT (U). 
 
WARNING:   (U) THIS IS AN INFORMATION REPORT, NOT FINALLY 
EVALUATED 
INTELLIGENCE.  [    b.2.    ] 
-                       DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE 
 
 
DOI:       (U) 901203. 
 
REQS:      (U) T-8C2-2650-01-90. 
SOURCE:    [      (b)(1) sec 1.3(a)(4)    ]
 
SUMMARY:    CHOLERA IS SPREADING THROUGHOUT KUWAIT.  IT IS 
WIDELY BELIEVED THAT IRAQI SOLDIERS CARRIED THE OISEASE INTO 
KUWAIT 
DURING THE INVASION. THE WATER IN KUWAIT IS NOT CLEAN AND CHLORINE 
IS NOT AVAILABLE TO PURIFY THE WATER. 
 
TEXT:  1.   [      (b)(1) sec 1.3(a)(4)    ]


SOURCE THAT KUWAIT HAS A MAJOR PROBLEM WITH CHOLERA.  IT IS WIDELY 
BELIEVED THAT IRAQI SOLDIERS CARRIED THE DISEASE INTO KUWAIT 
DURING THE INVASION.  [      (b)(1) sec 1.3(a)(4)    ] STATED THE 
SPREAD OF THE DISEASE WAS SEVERE.  (SOURCE CMT--OUTBREAKS OF 
CHOLERA HAVE OCCURRED IN KUWAIT BEFORE THE IRAQI INVASION BUT 
WIDESPREAD INFECTION WAS PREVENTED THROUGH THE ADMINISTRATION OF 
PREVENTATIVE MEDICATION.) 
 
2.   THE WATER IN KUWAIT IS NOT CLEAN AND CHLORINE IS NOT 
AVAILABLE TO PURIFY THE WATER.  THE WATER MUST BE BOILED BEFORE 
USE.  [      (b)(1) sec 1.3(a)(4)    ] ALSO CLAIMS THE WATER 
CONTAINS WORMS.  THE IMPURE WATER MAY CONTRIBUTE TO THE SPREADING 
CHOLERA EPIDEMIC. 
 
COMMENTS:  (U) QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS IN RESPONSE TO THIS IIR 
SHOULD 
BE FORWARDED TO CDR 513TH MI BDE FT MONMOUTH NJ//[    b.2.    ]

 
//IPSP:  PGW2650//. 
//COMSOBJ:  211//. 

PROJ:  (U) 290700. 
INSTR:  (U) US RO. 
PREP:  (U) [    b.2.    ] 
ACQ:  (U) 901203. 
WARNING:  (U) [    b.2.    ]
BT 
 
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