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Containing Ebola: Interview with ECHO epidemiologist in the field Jorge Castilla

22/08/2014
Declared a public health emergency of international concern by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Ebola outbreak is far from under control. In between preparations for his visit to Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia, ECHO epidemiologist Jorge...
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South Sudan: With fear in their hearts, even the trivial is overwhelming

21/08/2014
Tom White, Chief of UNICEF South Sudan field office in Jonglei State It is Wednesday 23rd July in Gorwai, a small village of Ayod County in northern Jonglei State, South Sudan.  We – a team comprised of UN agencies and NGOs that had been dropped...
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Ebola, story of a journey to the heart of the epicenter: part II

20/08/2014
The challenges facing aid workers dealing with the Ebola virus are quite frightening. They take every precaution but they too are vulnerable. This is the second part of...

Humanitarians at risk: a testimony from the Gazan wreckage

18/08/2014
This post is part of our 'Humanitarians at risk' series, dedicated to World Humanitarian Day taking place on 19 of August. The series features testimonies of humanitarians around the world who risk their lives daily,...

Humanitarians at risk: Moctar and Nicodeme lost their lives in Mali

18/08/2014
This post is part of our 'Humanitarians at risk' series, dedicated to World Humanitarian Day which will take place on 19 of August. The series features testimonies of humanitarians around the world who risk their lives...

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