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05 Feb 2009 description
report Liberian Red Cross

Imagine this: On January 15, 2009, six years after the official end of war in Liberia, local and international media announced that a new group of attackers had resurfaced in Central Liberia (Bong County), leaving in their wake hundreds of towns threatened with starvation; crops ravaged; water sources made dirty. Three hundred and fifty thousand (350,000) persons, mostly subsistent farmers, see food insecurity around the corner; water borne diseases at their doorsteps.

20 Jan 2009 description
report Liberian Red Cross

As the Government of Liberia, through the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare takes on the fight against malaria, the Liberian Red Cross has joined in the process with the introduction of Community-based Malaria Prevention, which aims to strengthen awareness and empower communities to adapt preventative measures and influence behaviour change amongst households.