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01 Aug 2015 description


• The Secretary-General has announced the effective closure of UNMEER as of 31 July 2015.

• There have been no confirmed EVD cases reported in the first 4 days this week (MonThursday).
Guinea has recorded only one Ebola case in the last nine days.

• Sierra Leone lists more than 500 people as contacts linked to the EVD case in Tonkolili, which was reported on 24 July.

• The High Level Panel on the Global Response to Health Crises will be traveling to the region from 2 to 6 August.

30 Jul 2015 description


  • Guinea records fewest EVD weekly cases in more than a year

  • Sierra Leone provides details on Tonkolili EVD event

28 Jul 2015 description


  • Sierra Leone launches Ebola Recovery Programme

  • In Guinea, Boke no longer an Ebola active prefecture

23 Jul 2015 description


  • Guinea reports increase in new confirmed cases for last week

  • In Sierra Leone, Kambia District records zero new cases in five consecutive days

21 Jul 2015 description

Interview with Bintu Keita, UN’s Ebola Crisis Manager in Sierra Leone

Q. Since September 2014 when UNMEER was established up to the present time that you are winding down, how would you characterise UNMEER’s story so far?

21 Jul 2015 description


  • UNMEER SRSG on a five-day visit to Sierra Leone

  • No New confirmed cases in Liberia

16 Jul 2015 description


 In Sierra Leone, Parliament adopts recommendation suspending officials for violating Ebola funds management rules

 In Guinea, decrease in the number of new confirmed cases

14 Jul 2015 description


  • In Liberia, 6 cases now confirmed

  • In Sierra Leone, more new cases in Western Area Urban

  • Local media praise Presidents for making a compelling case at Post-Ebola Conference

10 Jul 2015 description


  • In Liberia, ETUs ready for EVD patients

  • In Sierra Leone, Kambia District hosts cross-border meeting

  • In Guinea, FAO project aims to detect EVD in animals

07 Jul 2015 description


  • 1 confirmed new case reported in Sierra Leone over the weekend

  • In Liberia, UNICEF to conduct safe protocol training in schools

  • In Guinea, registered orphans to receive psychosocial support

04 Jul 2015 description


  • More cases reported in Liberia

  • NERC says Operation Northern Push is succeeding in Sierra Leone

29 Jun 2015 description


  • UNMEER SRSG arrives in Freetown

  • New efforts to sensitize Members of Parliament in Sierra Leone

27 Jun 2015 description


  • First meeting of the Consultation Framework between the Government of Guinea and its international partners on the post-Ebola recovery plan was held in Conakry.

  • New campaigns of reinforced surveillance and social mobilisation in Guinea.

25 Jun 2015 description

Bissau, 23 June 2015 – The Acting Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), Mr. Peter Graaff, is expected to be in Guinea-Bissau for a two-day official visit. The aim of this visit is to take stock of the current Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) prevention and preparedness efforts in the country and see with government how the UN can further mobilize support.