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How Concern Worldwide is Responding to the Ebola Outbreak in Sierra Leone

In May this year the first case of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) was reported in Sierra Leone. Little did we know at that time the major impact this would have on both our programmes and the wider context in which we work. For example, what do you do with your Education programme when schools are closed indefinitely? Topics:  Fragility & Crisis Situations Health read more

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EU Mobile Labs: Part of the Solution to Tackle the Ebola Outbreak

The Ebola outbreak has already taken many lives in Western Africa, and the long-term economic consequences for affected countries are likely to be dramatic. Such crises can easily spiral out of control and affect other parts of the world, including the European Union. So, what is the EU doing to address this major health crisis? And what can we learn from it in order to avoid facing a similar situation in the future? Topics:  Fragility & Crisis Situations Health yes read more

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