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Rigiatu Kamara (R), 38, who has recovered from the Ebola virus disease poses in her house in Kenema, Sierra Leone, on August 26, 2014. (Photo by Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) Rigiatu...
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2014/10/23 21:18
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Forty-three people were put in quarantine after four people died of Ebola in Jenewonda, a town in an impoverished corner of Grand Cape Mount County near the Sierra Leone border, the Liberia...
2014/10/23 19:19
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2014/10/23 14:29
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United Nations — The widespread outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, which has resulted in over 4,500 deaths so far, is also threatening to trigger a food crisis in the three countries already plagued by...
2014/10/23 08:12
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Farmers in Liberia are too frightened to work together in their fields, fertilisers and seeds are stuck on the other side of closed borders, markets are almost empty, people have less money because...
2014/10/22 19:46
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Though more than 4,500 people have died from Ebola in West Africa, and the U.N. has made a desperate plea for more funding to combat the virus, donations remain precipitously low. A month after...
2014/10/22 10:29
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The statistics were disclosed by a joint government, FAO and WFP report. Some 3.1 million people are suffering from food security problems in Chad in 2014. The Chadian government, Food and...
2014/10/22 08:23
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From the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council Alert Level 3 remains in effect as of 8:00 AM, October 22, 2014. This means that magma is at the crater and that hazardous eruption is...
2014/10/21 20:29
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IFRC health worker (file photo). China has contributed six million U.S. dollars to the UN World Food Programme (WFP) to support the agency's emergency operation in response to the Ebola virus...
2014/10/21 20:29
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Freetown — With World Bank funding to the Government of Sierra Leone, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has airlifted 20 ambulances and 10 mortuary pickup trucks to scale up the Government...
2014/10/21 18:42
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The number of people infected with Ebola in western Sierra Leone is increasing to more than 20 deaths daily, according to government estimates. Forty-nine new cases of were confirmed on Monday in two...
2014/10/21 14:30
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... year, we witness hunger's devastating effect on families, communities and whole economies," said WFP Executive Director Ertharin Cousin. "But despite horrific crises engulfing entire regions,...
2014/10/21 14:29
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In late September, the Ministers of Education in West and Central Africa held a side mini-summit on school feeding during the sixteenth session of the World Forum for Children and Nutrition in...
2014/10/21 13:09
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Displaced Yazidi women and children living in a school in Dohuk, Iraqi Kurdistan (Alice Su ) DOHUK, Iraq — Meryem has renamed the third floor of Motel Kurdistan. “Welcome to Bayt al-Sinjar!” the...
2014/10/21 09:30
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With over 800 million people still hungry, the World Food Day celebration should at best be a sombre event. Nigeria, however, with some verifiable achievements did not fail to roll out the drums to...
2014/10/21 06:29
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Foreign Minister Augustine Kpehe Ngafuan has provided an update on financial and material assistance provided thus far by friendly Governments and humanitarian partners across the globe towards...
2014/10/21 00:29
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Juba — The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has strongly condemned the recent abductions of its personnel in Upper Nile state, demanding safe release of those being detained. An...
2014/10/20 23:59
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Drawing lessons from its earlier battle with SARS, China has worked out an agile response to the Ebola virus, including dispatch of health workers to West Africa — a move that could also yield...
2014/10/20 21:28
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The Latest On The Ebola Crisis: What You Need To Know Monday October 20, 2014 5:10 PMUPDATED: Monday October 20, 2014 5:17 PM With numerous stories stemming from the worldwide Ebola outbreak...
2014/10/20 16:29
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Kenema/Freetown/Dakar — 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...
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