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Sunday, 12-21-14, 6:47'Much Remains to Be Done' on Ebola - UN Chief[UN News]Cautioning that much remains to be done to wipe out Ebola in Guinea, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today that joint national, regional and global efforts have "significantly" slowed the spread of the deadly virus, giving hope to thousands of people and providing space for communities to look ahead to socio-economic recovery. read more...
Sunday, 12-21-14, 6:42UN Chief Backs Liberia Over Ebola[Observer]The United Nations Secretary General says the world body is committed to standing with Liberia in the face of the threat against the Ebola virus disease. "We will be with you until this outbreak is under control and the country has recovered," he said. read more...
Friday, 12-19-14, 14:03Mystery Over Ebola Survivors' Ailments[IRIN]Dakar -For some Ebola survivors, overcoming the lethal viral assault has not heralded a full return to good health. An array of ailments including headache, joint pains, vision and hearing problems have afflicted convalescents; experts are still uncertain of the exact cause. read more...
Friday, 12-19-14, 13:53Guinea Capital Bans New Year Festivities Because of Ebola[RFI]The governor of Guinea's capital Conakry has banned all festivities marking the end of 2014 due to the emergency following the Ebola epidemic in the country. Police and gendarmes will deployed around the capital to ensure that the ban is enforced. read more...
Friday, 12-19-14, 11:24'Ebola Outbreak Far from Over' - MSF[MSF]Three months after MSF called for states with biological-disaster response capacity to urgently dispatch human and material resources in response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the outbreak remains far from over and more help is still needed. read more...
Thursday, 12-18-14, 14:38UN Warns One Million People Could Be Hungry By March Due to Ebola[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Rome -Half a million people in three West African nations rocked by Ebola are going hungry and that number could double by March if food supplies do not improve, two United Nations agencies warned on Wednesday. read more...
Thursday, 12-18-14, 12:41Ebola - UN Secretary-General Will Visit West Africa to 'Show Solidarity With Those Affected'[UN News]Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced he will leave today for the countries hardest hit by the Ebola outbreak "to show my solidarity with those affected and urge even greater global action" to fight the epidemic, which two United Nations food agencies said could push the number of people facing food insecurity to more than one million by next spring. read more...
Wednesday, 12-17-14, 14:11Ebola Leaves Hundreds of Thousands Facing Hunger in Three Worst-Hit Countries[WFP]Rome -The number of people facing food insecurity due to the Ebola epidemic in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone could top one million by March 2015 unless access to food is drastically improved and measures are put in place to safeguard crop and livestock production, two UN agencies warned. read more...
Tuesday, 12-16-14, 22:20Armed with Soap, Women Take on Ebola[UNDP]Kankan City, Guinea -A thunder of motorbikes, pedestrians and taxis is pushing into Dibida Market, in the centre of Kankan City, in the North of Guinea. read more...
Tuesday, 12-16-14, 5:27The Other Emergency - Organising Elections[ICG]The full briefing is available in French. read more...

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