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WFP / EBOLA WOMEN

Supporting the medical response to stop the spread of Ebola, that has killed more than 5,100 people, The World Food Programme (WFP) is focusing on meeting the basic food and nutrition needs of affected families and communities in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. WFP

21 Nov 2014 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA CARE CENTERS

To help fight the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone, UNICEF is constructing Ebola community care centers in Bombali, one of the districts worst hit by the current Ebola outbreak which has so far killed more than 1,000 people in Sierra Leone. UNICEF

14 Nov 2014 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA FOOD AID

The World Food Programme (WFP) in Sierra Leone distributes food rations to Ebola survivors when they are discharged from the treatment centers – including the families of people infected with Ebola who are in treatment, deceased, or recovering. According to World Health Organization (WHO) there is some evidence that case incidence is no longer increasing nationally [...]

13 Nov 2014 | Read More »

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 »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA DISABILITIES

Through its Ebola Response programming, UNDP ensures that vulnerable groups such as people living with disabilities in Sierra Leone receive tailor-made information and tools to help prevent the spread of the Ebola virus disease. UNDP

10 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 »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA AID COUSIN

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) Executive Director Ertharin Cousin ended her three-day visit to Sierra Leone, one of the three countries worst affected by Ebola outbreak . Cousin  called upon partners all over the world to work together to address the critical needs of those affected by the health crisis. WFP

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 »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA STIGMA

The stigma of Ebola in Sierra Leone is on the rise, affecting people who have survived the disease as well as those who have not contracted it, but may be suffering from a different ailment.  Several groups are drawing on lessons learned from the discrimination faced by HIV-AIDS sufferers in the past, and see survivors [...]

22 Oct 2014 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / EBOLA FOOD SECURITY

The Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone is impacting food security in the country as the economy slows down due to the threat of spreading the virus. Markets are suffering and the availability of goods and food stuffs is shrinking. UNDP

20 Oct 2014 | Read More »

 

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