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Monday 6 October 2014

I’m an Ebola Child Protection Advisor

By Amy Richmond, Child Protection Advisor

 

My name is Amy, and I’m in Liberia responding to the Ebola crisis – the deadliest outbreak in history. It’s perhaps the most challenging assignment of my Save the Children career.

Waking up to Ebola

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Friday 3 October 2014

Ebola crisis: Giving parents in a terrible situation the knowledge to protect their families

By Daisy Baldwin

The Ebola outbreak is all over the news and the numbers can feel overwhelming.

At least 6,553 people have been infected across the region and over 3,083 have already died from the disease.

In Sierra Leone there are 5 new cases every hour.

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Thursday 2 October 2014

Desperate demand for Ebola treatment in Sierra Leone as five new people infected every hour

The demand for treatment beds and nurses to halt the rapid spread of Ebola across Sierra Leone is far outstripping supply, according to Save the Children. 

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Monday 29 September 2014

Save the Children construye su primer centro de tratamiento de ébola en Liberia

29 de septiembre de 2014. Save the Children ha abierto un centro de tratamiento del ébola en Liberia, gestionado por International Medical Corps (IMC).

El centro, que cuenta con 70 camas, está en la provincia de Bong, una de las provincias de Liberia más afectadas por el ébola – enfermedad que podría infectar a cerca de 1,4 millones de personas para enero.

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Monday 29 September 2014

Save the Children construit son premier centre de traitement au Libéria

Un centre de traitement de 70 lits construit par Save the Children a ouvert ses portes au Libéria et est géré par le Corps Médical International (CMI). 

Le comté de Bong—là où se trouve le centre—est l’un des cinq comtés les plus affectés au Libéria par l’épidémie, qui selon les experts, pourrait toucher plus de 1,4 millions de personnes d’ici janvier. 

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