Rich countries have paid out less than half the amount they originally pledged to help countries recover from a snapshot of three major humanitarian crises, according to Oxfam.
Sierra Leone has declared a public health state of emergency in a bid to contain the spread of Ebola, including imposing quarantines. An effective quarantine strategy provides a means of mitigating the spread of Ebola and saving lives, but only when implemented correctly
The Ebola outbreak has devastated communities in West Africa, taken the lives of more than 11,000 people and may have infected over 27,000. We are working with communities to prevent new hotspots from emerging and to help them recover.