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Christian and Muslim leaders played “essential role” in tackling the Ebola virus
Faith leaders in Sierra Leone and Liberia played an “essential role” in stemming the spread of the Ebola virus, according to a new report, but the delay in involving them in the response cost lives.
As part of the SMART Consortium – an Alliance of faith-based organisations working on the Ebola virus response - the Consortium led by World Vision has won the prestigious BOND International Humanitarian Award.
Presented at a ceremony on 1 June 2015 in London, the award recognises the courageous service of the more than 800 burial workers who serve with SMART, a UK government-funded consortium comprising of World Vision, CAFOD, and Catholic Relief Services (CRS).
Key recommendations from INGOs working in Sierra Leone ahead of the High Level Conference on Ebola – March 3rd - Brussels
11 February 2015 - As Ebola infection rates drop in Sierra Leone, Christian relief agencies are urging global and national institutions, donors and policy makers to ensure Sierra Leone’s faith leaders are given a “pivotal” role in their post-Ebola recovery plans.
Christian Aid, CAFOD and Tearfund believe global institutions such as the World Health Organisation and the United Nations have not engaged sufficiently with Christian and Muslim leaders in Sierra Leone, who they say have played a vital and often unsung role in the fight against Ebola virus.
CAFOD and its partners have intensified their Ebola response work in Sierra Leone, joining the international effort to reach zero new cases of Ebola in the coming months.