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UNICEF / WEST AFRICA IMMUNIZATION

For the first time since the start of the Ebola outbreak, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are conducting major nationwide immunization campaigns to protect millions of children against preventable but potentially deadly diseases. UNICEF

24 Apr 2015 | Read More »

LIBERIA / ARMS DESTRUCTION

The United Nations Mission in Liberia is helping train Liberian security agencies on registering, marking and destroying weapons. UNMIL

27 Mar 2015 | Read More »

FAO /EBOLA

The UN food agency (FAO) will invest $5 million into its Ebola Response Programme in Guinea, which aims to assist households whose livelihoods and access to food have been severely threatened by the impact of that virus outbreak. FAO

18 Feb 2015 | Read More »

LIBERIA / HELEN CLARK WRAP

Wrapping her visit to Liberia, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator met on Monday (16 Feb) with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and discussed the current stage of the Ebola response. UNMEER

17 Feb 2015 | Read More »

GUINEA / EBOLA CLARK AHMED WRAP

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator, Helen Clark, began a tour through the Ebola Affected countries on Thursday (Feb 12) in Conakry, the capital of Guinea. At the same time, he United Nations top Ebola official in West Africa, visited the town of  Forecariah, in Guinea, that has recently registered a spike in cases of [...]

13 Feb 2015 | Read More »

EBOLA / DEBT RELIEF

The IMF will provide grants totaling $100 million to be used as debt relief to the three countries worst hit by the Ebola epidemic. IMF

5 Feb 2015 | Read More »

UNHCR / REFUGEES IDP REPORT

The UN refugee agency today (7 January)  reported that war in the Middle East, Africa and elsewhere had uprooted an “unprecedented” total of about  5.5 million people during the first six months of 2014. UNIFEED

7 Jan 2015 | Read More »

SIERRA LEONE / SURGE 2

Today (17 December) the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) joined forces with the Government of Sierra Leone and other partners to launch Operation Western Area Surge (WAS). UNMEER

17 Dec 2014 | Read More »

GENEVA / EBOLA PRESSER

Dr. Bruce Aylward, Assistant Director-General in charge of the Ebola response for the World Health Organization (WHO) cautioned reporters that the targets set for today were important milestones, but "we have got to get to 100 percent safe burials, 100 percent isolation and then 100 percent of cases being found, contacts being traced" in order [...]

1 Dec 2014 | Read More »

UNMEER / BANBURY NABARRO

In the lead-up to the 1 December target set by the mission, the top United Nations officials leading the fight against Ebola gave an overview of the current state of the response. In an interview at the headquarters of the UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) in Accra, Ghana, the Head of UNMEER, Anthony [...]

28 Nov 2014 | Read More »

 

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