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Sierra Leone’s missing Ebola millions

Sierra Leone’s missing Ebola millions

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 30, 2015 0

FREETOWN 30 March 2015 (IRIN) - Taxpayers and individual donors contributed some $18 million to fight Ebola in Sierra Leone, where the disease has killed almost 3,800 people. When public auditors examined how

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A marriage of convenience: the UK military and NGOs

A marriage of convenience: the UK military and NGOs

March 3, 2015 0

LONDON 03 March 2015 (IRIN) - It's an interesting moment for the UK armed forces.

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AUDIO SLIDESHOW: Ebola: Back to school, but is it safe?

AUDIO SLIDESHOW: Ebola: Back to school, but is it safe?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 20, 2015 0

MONROVIA/FREETOWN 20 February 2015 (IRIN) - Millions of students in Liberia and Sierra will soon be back in school for the first time in more than six months, but concerns over Ebola remain.

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Ebola: Back to school, but is it safe?

Ebola: Back to school, but is it safe?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 20, 2015 0

MONROVIA/FREETOWN 20 February 2015 (IRIN) - Millions of students in Liberia and Sierra will soon be back in school for the first time in more than six months, but concerns over Ebola remain.

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Ebola orphans now face stigma, stress

Ebola orphans now face stigma, stress

November 20, 2014 0

KAILAHUN/DAKAR 20 November 2014 (IRIN) - West African countries generally have a strong social network that supports children during times of hardship and need.

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School lessons by radio in Sierra Leone, Liberia

School lessons by radio in Sierra Leone, Liberia

carolyn.simon@hrc.org November 14, 2014 0

MONROVIA/FREETOWN/DAKAR 14 November 2014 (IRIN) - With the nationwide closure of schools in Liberia and Sierra Leone due to the Ebola outbreak, and with no immediate prospect of them reopening, a growing number

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Ebola survivors work to improve response

Ebola survivors work to improve response

November 12, 2014 0

FREETOWN/KAILAHUN/MONROVIA/DAKAR 12 November 2014 (IRIN) - The Ebola epidemic has killed some 5,000 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, but it has also left many survivors who are playing a key role

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Ebola: Diagnostic capabilities need boosting

Ebola: Diagnostic capabilities need boosting

November 12, 2014 0

FREETOWN/DAKAR 12 November 2014 (IRIN) - Critical gaps in "behind-the-scenes" infrastructure are hampering Ebola response times and containment efforts in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, aid agencies and health workers say. >

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Overcoming Ebola stigma takes time

Overcoming Ebola stigma takes time

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 31, 2014 0

FREETOWN/MONROVIA/DAKAR 31 October 2014 (IRIN) - Ebola survivors in Liberia and Sierra Leone are facing mixed reactions as they return home after contracting the deadly virus. While some have been welcomed back into

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Ebola hits West Africa food security

Ebola hits West Africa food security

October 20, 2014 0

KENEMA/FREETOWN/DAKAR 20 October 2014 (IRIN) - West Africa's Ebola outbreak, which has been disrupting agricultural and market activities, threatens to erode food security and negatively affect the livelihoods of millions of already vulnerable

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