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Support to Populations in Areas Affected by the Ebola Outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone

The outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease in West Africa began in Guinea in December 2013 but was not detected until March 2014. The number of cases and areas affected has rapidly surged since July 2014 in the primary affected countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. The ongoing outbreak has become the largest ever reported. On 8 August, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the situationan International Public Health Emergency.

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Country at a glance 2015
Planned Beneficiaries0
Beneficiary needs (mt)0
Beneficiary needs ($US)22,137,255
Donors - 2015 ($US)
Donors - Directed contributions
Multilateral contributionsUS$ 749,000
Russian Federation486,625
Threats to food security
  • Low infrastructures
  • Disrupted agricultural systems
  • High unemployment rate
  • Poor sanitation and water quality