West and Central Africa


Saturday 29 November 2014

Open letter to heads of States attending the 2014 Francophonie Summit in Dakar

As we write this letter, 35 Heads of State and Governments are preparing for the 15th Francophone Summit in Dakar.

As we write this letter, Ebola is claiming thousands of lives and affecting millions more. Ebola has killed more than 5,000 people and infected over 14,500 in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and has now spread to Mali. We watch with great sadness as the death toll continues to rise.

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Tuesday 18 November 2014

Save the Children opens first Ebola Community Care Centre in Liberia

Save the Children opens its first Community Care Centre (CCC) in Liberia, to provide rapid assessments of suspected Ebola patients close to their community. 

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Friday 7 November 2014

Surviving Ebola - Living with loss

By Dan Stewart

"No way," says Mukhtar, looking shrewdly at what’s left of the wooden bridge in front of us. "The car stays here."

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Wednesday 5 November 2014

Save the Children opens Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone

Save the Children is opening its first specialist Ebola Treatment Centre in Sierra Leone, as part of its wider fight to treat and stop the spread of Ebola.

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Thursday 23 October 2014

Tell world leaders to end Ebola!

Earlier this week, Save the Children launched a petition in collaboration with partners to call on world leaders to deliver the resources desperately needed for the international response on Ebola. 

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