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China to use internet to help WFP fight Ebola

Technology can be a vital tool in the fight against the Ebola virus. The China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA) is launching an online fundraiser with Tencent, a major internet company.

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Ebola and famine threaten West Africa

The United Nations put out a warning today about the Ebola affected countries of West Africa.

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Ebola fighter once received aid herself

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Ebola response: China makes timely donation

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) says a donation from China is providing urgently needed food aid in West Africa. WFP is fighting hunger in nations affected by the Ebola outbreak, including Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.

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West Africa’s other deadly enemy

Last week over 1,000 children in Sierra Leone were sent for treatment following a screening. Around 662 of them were found to be in a severe condition. Without treatment their lives would be in danger.

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UN food director says world must unite to help Ebola victims

The head of the UN World Food Programme (WFP), Ertharin Cousin, just returned from Sierra Leone, one of the Ebola affected countries. The deadly virus has claimed 5,000 lives and there have been over 13,000 cases reported.

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SuperCereal deployed to help Ebola mission

The UN World Food Programme (WFP) just announced its largest single donation to help fight the Ebola virus. More than US $ 30 million was received from Germany to support feeding over one million people in West Africa.

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