Budiriro is a high-density suburb or township in the southwestern area of Harare. Budiriro has about 30,000 houses, 2 clinics and 5 elementary schools.

Cholera Outbreaks

In 2008, it had the highest number of cholera outbreaks accounting for 50% of the reported cases in Zimbabwe.[1]Another disease which is common in Budiriro is typhoid which is transmitted through drinking water.

In 2018 Budiriro was also hard hit by another cholera outbreak.[2]

Some Articles About Budiriro

Harare City Told To Desist From Demolitions Thu May 9 2019

Uptake of CABS Budiriro housing project remains low due to economic environment Thu Aug 17 2017

Floods displace 30 families in Budiriro 5 Extension Mon Jan 16 2017

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  1. WHO | Cholera in Zimbabwe, retrieved: 22 Nov 2018
  2. Zimbabwe Declares Cholera Outbreak After 20 Deaths, VOA, retrieved: 22 Nov 2018