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Liberia + 4 others
WHO

UN says collective response to Ebola crisis will require $1 billion

The outbreak is proving to have a wider security, economic and livelihood impact on Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea and the West African region as a whole; in total, 22 million people are affected.

World + 8 others
World Bank

Violence against women and girls: Lessons from South Asia

A new report documents the dynamics of violence against women across the life cycle, and analyzes the societal factors that drive perpetrators to commit such acts in the region.

AFP

Thousands evacuated as Philippine volcano threatens to erupt

Authorities warned of a possible eruption of the Mayon volcano and expect to evacuate almost all of the 50,000 people in the danger zone within three days.

Cameroon + 3 others
UNHCR

UNHCR and partners seek $34 million for Nigeria refugees

UNHCR and its 16 partners need the funding to provide protection and life-saving aid to the more than 75,000 people who have to date fled to Cameroon, Chad and Niger.

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