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Vincent Chasteloux 24 September 2014

The EU Mobile Labs Project has provided one of the first labs against the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. A mobile unit was deployed to Guinea in March 2014, at the outbreak's onset. It...

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The Ebola outbreak has already taken many lives in Western Africa, and the long-term economic consequences for affected countries are likely to be dramatic. Such crises can easily spiral out of control and affect other parts of the world, including the European Union. So, what is the EU doing to address this major health crisis? And what can we learn from it in order to avoid facing a similar situation in the future?
The Ebola epidemic has taken many lives, breaking up families and leaving numerous children parentless. But it has also left its mark on the economies of affected countries. In Sierra Leone it has more or less ‘destroyed’ the economy, disrupting all key sectors including agriculture, mining and tourism. Donor support has been too slow to arrive and has not ‘kept pace’ with the disease, according to Alimamy Bangura, Director of the Economic Policy and Research Unit at Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Finance.
In May this year the first case of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) was reported in Sierra Leone. Little did we know at that time the major impact this would have on both our programmes and the wider context in which we work. For example, what do you do with your Education programme when schools are closed indefinitely?
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Luis Lechiguero
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28 February 2014

Group to facilitate the coordination of Humanitarian and Development Aid of the EU to Ethiopia to enhance the resilience of vulnerable communities.

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By training informal workers in the waste management industry, the SNV Netherlands Development Organisation is helping to formalise waste management economy in Mali, and to generate incomes. 

Le lundi 30 mars 2015, de 12h45 à 14h, l'Infopoint de la DG Développement et Coopération organise une conférence sur le Fonds fiduciaire de l'Union européenne pour la République centrafricaine, Bêkou, et plus particulièrement, sur les actions menées dans le secteur de la santé qui visent à renfor

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