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27 Nov 2015 description

Missing Migrants Project tracks deaths of migrants along migratory routes across the globe. This map shows the different paths with a focus on Niger. #MissingMigrants.

26 Nov 2015 description


26 Nov 2015 description
report UN Children's Fund

By Indrias Getachew Kassaye

After losing his parents and siblings to the Ebola virus, a boy longs to get back to school – even if his school uniform has grown too short.

PATE BANA MARANK, Sierra Leone, 25 November 2015 – John Kamara is growing fast, as he should be at 13 years old. But as the delayed second school term resumes across Sierra Leone, the one school uniform John owns no longer fits.

25 Nov 2015 description
report AlertNet

Author: Kieran Guilbert

DAKAR, Nov 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world's worst recorded Ebola outbreak and militant violence in West Africa may have shut down schools across the region but governments should see conflict and crisis as an opportunity to reform and improve education, an expert said on Wednesday.

Read the story on the Thompson Reuters Foundation

25 Nov 2015 description


  • On 23 November in Liberia, a 15-year-old boy who was diagnosed with Ebola died four days after being tested positive. His brother and father were also tested positive and are receiving treatment at an Ebola treatment unit in Monrovia.

  • Ebola virus transmission was declared over in Sierra Leone on 7 November.

  • In Guinea, the last patient with EVD tested negative for the second time on 16 November.

  • The UN Special Envoy on Ebola released the Overview of Needs and Requirements III.

25 Nov 2015 description



Le 21 novembre, un attentat-suicide mené par quatre assaillants a tué quatre personnes dans la ville de Fotokol près de la frontière avec le Nigeria. Le groupe Boko Haram est soupçonné d'être à l’origine de l'attaque, la dernière d'une série d'attentats-suicides dans la région de l'Extrême Nord du Cameroun depuis juillet.



24 Nov 2015 description

Freetown, Nov. 23, 2015 (MOHS) – The distribution of Free Health Care medicines across the country covering 1,209 peripheral health units and 23 government hospitals starts on November 23, 2015 for all 13 districts in the country. The distribution incorporates over 200 products including life-saving commodities.

24 Nov 2015 description
report Guardian

On 7 November, the World Health Organisation declared that Sierra Leone is officially Ebola-free for the first time in over a year. We are inclined to celebrate this by urging people not to celebrate too much.

24 Nov 2015 description
report World Bank

This page tracks Ebola resource flows (including monetized in-kind contributions where available) totaling US$1 million or more from multilateral and bilateral institutions and some foundations. Data is captured from government and other official websites and from communication with key officials within development partner agencies. Data is updated on a monthly basis. Pledges are a non-binding announcement of an intended contribution or allocation by the donor.

24 Nov 2015 description

Panel convened by Harvard Global Health Institute and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine issues hard-hitting analysis of the global response to Ebola

An independent group of 19 experts from around the globe, convened by the Harvard Global Health Institute (HGHI) and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, has issued a hard-hitting analysis of the global response to the 2014-15 Ebola outbreak in West Africa, published in the prestigious medical journal The Lancet.

24 Nov 2015 description

N’Djamena, 23 November 2015 – Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno has called on African countries to demonstrate more active solidarity to provide appropriate responses to the many health challenges facing the Region.

22 Nov 2015 description
report Salesian Missions

(MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions joins the United Nations and other organizations around the globe in recognizing Universal Children’s Day. Celebrated each year on November 20, the day was established in 1954 to promote international togetherness and awareness on children’s issues worldwide. It also marks the day on which the Declaration of the Rights of the Child was adopted in 1959 and the Convention on the Rights of the Child was held in 1989.

22 Nov 2015 description

Freetown, Nov. 18, 2015 (MOHS) – The Chief Medical Officer Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Dr. Brima Kargbo has reiterated his ministry’s readiness to effectively implement key interventions within the Recovery Phase of the Post Ebola period.

The Chief Medical Officer was addressing a one day Consultative conference on the status of Emergency obstetric and newborn care facilities in Sierra Leone held at the National Stadium Atlantic hall in Freetown.

22 Nov 2015 description


The current Ebola crisis has killed or infected thousands of people and caused massive disruptions to peoples’ lives and Sierra Leone’s economy. This briefing argues that the crisis offers three main lessons to the government and companies working in Sierra Leone.

  • The first is that insufficient spending on health has left the country vulnerable to the spread of Ebola.

20 Nov 2015 description


  • WHO declares the end of the EVD outbreak in Sierra Leone

  • GoL reports new confirmed cases of EVD

  • Guinea completes two consecutive weeks without a new case

  • Survivor support high priority for UN Special Envoy for Ebola

20 Nov 2015 description


Enhance food security, economic growth, resilience, and poverty reduction in West Africa through an integrated common market

Life of Program:

5/2015 – 5/2020

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Geographic Focus:

Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo.