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UN / EBOLA BANBURY

The Head of the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), Anthony Banbury said the number one priority is to stop Ebola as fast as possible, adding in "I'm deeply concerned that the true numbers of people affected by the virus, dying of it, are higher than the numbers being reported." UNIFEED-UNTV / FILE

11 Nov 2014 | Read More »

UN / EBOLA UPDATE

A UN spokesperson said the latest WHO update on Ebola reported a total of 13,042 cases and 4,818 deaths, adding in “at the country level, the weekly incidence appears to be stable in Guinea. In Sierra Leone the weekly incidence continues to rise, while in Liberia it appears to be declining.” UNIFEED-UNTV  

6 Nov 2014 | Read More »

WEST AFRICA / BANBURY EBOLA

Witnessing yet again the challenging dynamics of the Ebola outbreak unfolding in West Africa, the United Nations envoy coordinating the global response visited the region, where he reported efforts to halt the virus. UNMEER

3 Nov 2014 | Read More »

GUINEA/ EBOLA MELIANDOU PATIENT ZERO

He is known as patient zero to the world.But his real name is Emile Ouamouno. He lived in Meliandou which marks its place in history as ground zero for the current Ebola epidemic. UNICEF

24 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / EBOLA WRAP

The head of the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) Anthony Banburry told the Council that the penalty for delay in combating Ebola "is enormous, the penalty for failure is inconceivable and unacceptable. We must act now, we must act together, and we must do it fast." UNIFEED-UNTV/UNICEF-EU/UNDP

14 Oct 2014 | Read More »

UN / EBOLA FOOD SECURITY

The head of the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) warned that West Africa is facing a food security crisis as a result of the ongoing Ebola outbreak. UNIFEED – UNTV

13 Oct 2014 | Read More »

WHO / EBOLA RESPONSE UNMEER

After a week of visiting programmes in the three intensely-affected countries and discussing the challenges of the ongoing response with the government officials, health workers, UN and other partner agencies, Bruce Aylward, WHO Assistant Director-General said "it’s going to take months to get Ebola under control."  WHO / RECENT

10 Oct 2014 | Read More »

GUINEA / EBOLA

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is re-orienting its country programme in Guinea to help tackle the socioeconomic crisis caused by the Ebola epidemic.  UNDP

9 Oct 2014 | Read More »

WORLD BANK/ EBOLA COST

With the latest death toll from Ebola now at more than 3,400 in the three worst-affected countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone, a new economic impact assessment from the World Bank Group says that if the epidemic was to significantly spread in neighboring countries, the two-year regional financial impact could reach US$ 32.6 billion [...]

8 Oct 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / GUINEA MASSACRE

On the fifth anniversary of the stadium massacre in Guinea, the UN office for Human Rights has called for justice for the victims. OHCHR  

29 Sep 2014 | Read More »

 

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