Liberia

Type: Country
Name: Liberia
population: 3,065,594
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 24 mins ago - 10 reports

World Bank approves $105 mn to stem Ebola in Africa

Accra, Sep 17 (IANS) The World Bank Group (WBG) has approved a $105-million grant to stem the Ebola virus disease in three West African countries that has claimed over 2,400 lives this year.The grant will finance Ebola-containment efforts under way in ... [Published Mangalorean - 24 mins ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 31 mins ago - 58 reports

WHO welcomes the extensive Ebola support from the United States of America

/African Press Organization (APO)/ — WHO welcomes the contribution from the Government of the United States of America to significantly build upon their previous Ebola response in West Africa.The new commitment provides support to the United Nations and ... [Published StarAfrica.com - 31 mins ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 32 mins ago - 11 reports

Is It Wise For Obama To Send Thousands Of U.S. Troops Into The Ebola Death Zone?

When there is a major problem somewhere in the world, Barack Obama loves to show that he is “doing something” by sending a contingent of U.S. troops to the affected area.  But is it really wise for Obama to send thousands of young American men and women ... [Published PrisonPlanet - 32 mins ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 55 mins ago - 10 reports

Ebola outbreak: Why the U.S. is taking the lead

U.S. President Barack Obama warned in a speech Tuesday in Atlanta, "We have to act fast" to deal with the Ebola virus ravaging West Africa." Earlier, the White House unveiled plans for the Obama government to take the lead in efforts to end the epide ... [Published CBC Hamilton - 55 mins ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 55 mins ago - 14 reports

Liberia: UN Assures Liberia of Support to Fight Ebola

The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Mr. Herv Ladsous has assured President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf that the United Nations remains on the side of Liberia in the wake of the Ebola epidemic. He said the UN is prepared ... [Published Liberia News - 55 mins ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 9 reports

Obama Announced New Plan to Fight against the Ebola Epidemic

As expected, President Obama announced new measures in the fight against the spread of Ebola virus in West Africa. Considering the pledges took last week by the government, the total sum invested by the U.S in the fight against Ebola is expected to reach ... [Published The Utah People's Post - 4 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 23 reports

Belluz: Why Obama is committing 3,000 troops to fight Ebola

Via Vox.com, Julia Belluz writes: Why Obama is commiting 3,000 troops to fight Ebola. Excerpt:As the worst-ever Ebola epidemic rages on in Africa, President Barack Obama announced Tuesday that the US will ramp up efforts to combat the the virus as part ... [Published H5N1 - 5 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 4 reports

Sirleaf: Ebola won't dictate Liberia's future

Via the Daily Observer: Ebola Wouldn’t Dictate Liberia’s Future. Excerpt:President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has said that the Ebola virus, which is wreaking havoc on Liberia and other countries in the sib-region, will not dictate Liberia’s future. Speaking ... [Published H5N1 - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Liberia, Donations, Ebola
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated 6 hours ago - 153 reports

US troops dispatched to fight Ebola

GENEVA — The World Health Organization warned Tuesday that the agency now expects tens of thousands of people will be infected with the Ebola virus before the current epidemic is contained, and it called for nations to commit far more resources to combating ... [Published Recorder.com - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 12 reports

Ebola: from health crisis to food crisis?

As the Ebola virus continues to spread across western Africa, the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is warning that the public health emergency could lead to food shortages. The UN agency is predicting that restrictions on movement as a result of ... [Published This is Africa - 17 hours ago]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 12 reports

Obama puts boots on the ground in Africa

WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama plans to announce details to combat a foe more deadly than ISIS if unchecked. The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is spreading. Like terrorism, it is better to eradicate it abroad before a pandemic reaches our shores.According ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 38 reports

Opinion: Ebola at Trent University!

First off, I have to apologize for that deliberately misleading title. I thought I would try my hands at official journalism and piggy-back off the infamy of a terrible epidemic.You see, it’s my job as a journalist to perpetuate the disinformation that ... [Published Trent Arthur - Sep 15 2014]

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"Furthermore, as the crisis continues to evolve, this threat may spread to other areas due to quarantine or other disruptions in movement of goods and people" the document said
"If it lasts much longer the vaccine will be there. But let's not forget there will be other epidemics."
"I think this Ebola outbreak in Africa is a serious problem and I'm a bit surprised the administration hasn't acted more quickly to address what is a serious threat, not only to Africans but to others around the world" House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said Tuesday
"Only governments like yours have the resources and assets to deploy at the pace required to arrest the spread" President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf wrote in her letter

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Liberia: UN Assures Liberia of Support to Fight... [Published Liberia News - 55 mins ago]
The United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, Mr. Herv Ladsous has assured President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf that the United Nations remains on the side of Liberia in the wake of the Ebola epidemic. He said the UN is prepared ...
World Bank Group approves $105m grant for Ebola... [Published H5N1 - 2 hours ago]
Via the World Bank Group: Ebola: World Bank Group Approves US$105 Million Grant for Faster Epidemic Containment in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. Excerpt:WASHINGTON, September 16, 2014 - The World Bank Group’s (WBG) Board of Executive Directors today ...
Ebola in West Africa: Garrett on the US interve... [Published H5N1 - 3 hours ago]
Via Foreign Policy, a new must-read from Laurie Garrett: Can the U.S. Army Degrade and Destroy Ebola? Excerpt:This dramatic increase in U.S. commitment comes alongside beefed-up responses from several countries, largely focused on Sierra Leone. The Cuban ...
Recklessly Scaring Liberians Into Mistrusting H... [Published Liberia News - 5 hours ago]
A Little girl left by her aunt in the sidewalk to die , Monrovia, Liberia Courtesy of NY Times Today, September 16, 2014, it is estimated that over 2,400 people have died of Ebola in West Africa, and more than half of whom are Liberians. This is a serious ...
Liberia: Ebola: SOS mother dies in Liberia [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 5 hours ago]
Source: SOS Children's Villages InternationalCountry: Liberia SOS mother from Juah Town contracted virus while visiting a sick relative outside of SOS premises. No SOS children or SOS villages were exposed, but SOS Children's Villages in Liberia remain ...
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Obama pledges to fight war on Ebola [Published Reuters Video: Top News - 10 hours ago]
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U.S. missionary treated for Ebola says 'there w... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 03 2014]
Third American is infected with Ebola in Liberia [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 03 2014]
Ebola patient escapes Liberia quarantine, chase... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Sep 02 2014]
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