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Oxfam Canada response to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s funding announcement in Liberia

In response to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s announcement on funding in Liberia, Oxfam Canada’s Senior Policy Advisor Diana Sarosi, said: “At Oxfam, we know from our work that empowering women…

Unwrapped Stories: Soap and water save lives

When the deadly Ebola epidemic struck in 2014, people in Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea were on the front lines. Tens of thousands were infected, and many lost their lives.…

Bringing communities on board was key to Liberia’s success says Oxfam, as nation officially is declared Ebola free

In response to Liberia officially being declared Ebola free, Oxfam’s Country Director in Liberia Mamudu Salifu said: “Today’s good news is a step forward for Liberia and also gives hope…

Agnes Nyantie: Fighting Ebola door-to-door

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  Agnes Nyantie’s unassuming manner hides a spirit that will be key in overcoming Liberia’s Ebola crisis. The 42 year old mother of five goes on her daily door to…


Ebola - the Invisible Foe

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Ebola is with us – here and now. It is an invisible foe. It is transmitted through bodily fluids, like sweat, saliva, blood and urine. Living in Liberia right now…


7 big questions about Ebola, answered

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Blog originaly published by Oxfam America As the Ebola outbreak in West Africa continues to claim lives and now ranks as the largest in history, here are answers to some…


Responding to the largest Ebola outbreak in history

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Almost 3,000 people have died and there are more than 5,000 other suspected and confirmed Ebola cases. People infected with Ebola have a 50 percent chance of survival, and there…


Ebola: How Oxfam is responding in Liberia

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By Cathy Stephen I am the Technical Advisor for the Liberia WASH Consortium, a group of six international NGOs, managed by Oxfam, working together to provide and advocate for water…