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EBOLA RESPONSE

Liberia and Sierra Leone

Story by ActionAid October 24th, 2014

ActionAid has been working across Sierra Leone and Liberia to combat Ebola since June, reaching more than 271,000 people.


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actionaid's work

Giving food packages to quarantined families.
Distributing vital sanitation supplies to local health workers including chlorine, rubber gloves and protective overalls.
Donating survivor packs containing clothing, underwear and hygiene items to people who have recovered from Ebola but have lost everything due to their belongings being incinerated.
Providing education materials to children whose schools have been closed.
Informing communities on how to prevent ebola, working with local, trusted volunteers to distribute government and World Health Organisation health messages in local languages, using flyers, radio jingles and door-to-door visits.

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Footnote: Photos by: Tommy Trenchard, Morgana Wingard and Sando Moore and video by Morgana Wingard