The World Bank Group (WBG) has announced US$650 million as additional support to Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone for the next 12 to 18 months to help them recover from the impact of the Ebola crisis.
The United Nations development Programme (UNDP) has helped the Liberian government pay thousands of Ebola workers. Over $1 million dollars in cash payments were distributed across the country in January alone.
The workers were hired at the height of the crisis to help run treatment centers, help communities prevent transmission and track people that have had contact with victims. Many worked tirelessly without pay for months as the country struggled to cope with the epidemic. Continue reading “UNDP Helps Pay Ebola Workers In Liberia”
The Ebola situation has improved in Lofa County and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has decided to withdraw from the area.
New actors have arrived to help and since 30 October there have been no more Ebola patients in the Ebola Management Centre (EMC) in Foya. The success of MSF’s intervention in northern Liberia can be considered a model of response, benefitting from a comprehensive approach and constant community involvement. Continue reading “MSF Pulls Out Of Lofa As Ebola Outbreak ‘Disappears’”
The Ministry of Health Contact Tracing Consultant, Dr. Mosoka Fallah, has told Liberians to be mindful that the Ebola virus is still in the country and they must continue to observe all preventive measures, after the virus has claimed over 2,500 lives. Continue reading “Liberians Told “Ebola Is Still Here””