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We are pleased to present all posts tagged "Ebola"

Ebola in Liberia: CTV Journalist embarks on trip to see how country rebuilds

Posted by: Stefanie Carmichael May 12, 2016

CTV News reporter Kayla Hounsell travelled to Liberia, where shes visited UNICEF programs and saw how Ebola affected every facet of a child’s life. Read more »

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Education in emergencies

Posted by: UNICEF January 26, 2016

Children are at the epicentre of today’s global emergencies. Nearly 250 million of them are affected by conflict and millions more face risks from natural hazards and fast-spreading epidemics. A US $2.8 billion appeal being launched by UNICEF aims to reach 43 million children in humanitarian emergencies worldwide. A quarter of the appeal is devoted to education. Read more »

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Free from Ebola: Survivor stories from West Africa

Posted by: UNICEF Canada January 14, 2016

With the announcement that Liberia is now Ebola free, we look to the survivors - especially the nearly 23,000 children who lost one or both parents or their primary caregivers to Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Here are some of their stories. Read more »

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Helping Children in Emergencies

Posted by: Andrea Ramhit January 29, 2015

UNICEF’s Humanitarian Action for Children 2015 report was released today, outlining the situation for children experiencing conflicts, natural disasters and epidemics (like Ebola). If we can help, we must. And though it seems daunting, we will find a way. There is no child too far. Read more »

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Ten things we’ll remember from 2014

Posted by: Andrea Ramhit January 2, 2015

How will you remember 2014? Was it the year of celebrity scandals and civic unrest? For millions of children worldwide, 2014 was a devastating year filled with horror, fear and despair. Here are 10 things we will remember from 2014. Read more »

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I want Ebola to leave Liberia, so I can go to school

Posted by: Guest Author November 12, 2014

Five-year-old Anne Marie was sassy, energetic and seemingly invincible to the disease engulfing her community in Monrovia, Liberia. But then she contracted Ebola. UNICEF's Sarah Crowe follows her recovery. Read more »

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Ebola: Back to school through the radio waves

Posted by: Guest Author October 14, 2014

School may be out of the question because of the current Ebola crisis, but the Ministry of Education with support from UNICEF and other partners is trying to make sure learning continues, through an innovative national radio education programme launched this week. Read more »

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Ebola: leaving children orphaned in Sierra Leone

Posted by: Guest Author October 1, 2014

The highly infectious nature of Ebola coupled with crowded living conditions, has meant that in one brutal swipe, entire families are becoming infected. Meet several children who are doing their best to cope with the help of new caregivers. Read more »

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What is Ebola? Your questions answered – and how UNICEF is helping

Posted by: UNICEF Canada September 19, 2014

The Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa is the largest and deadliest the world has ever seen. Educate yourself about the disease and learn how you can help. Read more »

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Fighting Ebola in West Africa

Posted by: UNICEF Canada August 6, 2014

In this photo essay, see how UNICEF is working to contain the deadly Ebola outbreak in Liberia, West Africa. Read more »

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