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Liberia: A classroom in the fields

Kieran McConville | 21 March 2016 | 1 Comment

Kieran McConville reports from one of Liberia’s many farmer field schools yielding A+ results for local communities.

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Topics: farming techniques, liberia

Communities powering progress in Liberia

Kieran McConville | 29 January 2016 | 0 Comments

Kieran McConville discovers how strong commitment from village communities in Liberia is powering projects to improve their health, well-being and prosperity.  

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Topics: liberia, health, Livelihoods

What happens to an Ebola clinic when epidemic moves on?

Kieran McConville | 21 October 2015 | 0 Comments

Kieran McConville visits a diamond town deep in the forests of Liberia to find how one Ebola treatment centre has undergone a dramatic change of purpose.

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Topics: ebola, liberia, health

Liberia: marking a year of Ebola

Caoimhe Gaskin | 24 March 2015 | 1 Comment

This was an emergency of unprecedented proportions which no one was prepared for.

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Topics: ebola, liberia

Ebola relief: a day in the life of Concern’s quarantine team in Liberia

Daniel Gray | 26 February 2015 | 0 Comments

As cases of Ebola fall, normality is beginning to return to Liberia. But as children return to schools and workers slowly get back to their jobs there are still some areas where the deadly epidemic is spreading. In these areas, quarantine is vital in preventing the spread of the disease. We spend a day with one of Concern’s quarantine teams working in Liberia’s last Ebola hotspots.

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Topics: ebola, liberia

Inspirational women on film: four movies to watch for #IWD15

Daniel Gray | 17 February 2015 | 0 Comments

Ahead of International Women’s Day 2015 we discover four films that champion female empowerment from around the globe.

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Topics: women, liberia, international women's day, gender equality

Liberia: education in time of crisis

Sadhbh Goodhue | 16 February 2015 | 0 Comments

This year’s International Women’s Day focusses on education and its role in promoting gender equality. With Ebola cases steadily declining and schools beginning to reopen in Liberia today, we reflect on the impact of emergency situations on education.

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Topics: ebola, education, liberia, international women's day, gender equality, education in emergencies

Infographic: Ebola's hidden costs

Alan Ó Raghallaigh | 30 October 2014 | 1 Comment

Over 4,500 people have died in the current Ebola outbreak in west Africa. When confronted with those numbers and the terrifying news stories that accompany them, it’s easy to forget the larger, quieter tragedy that’s playing out behind the scenes. Concern Worldwide has stepped up its emergency response in order to fight the spread of the virus.

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Topics: ebola outbreak, ebola, sierra leone, liberia

Ebola: dissolving the myths

Bernadette Murphy | 20 October 2014 | 0 Comments

As the Ebola crisis continues to worsen, the myths surrounding it are adding to the enormity of the problem. Here, we explore those myths and address the need for people to know the facts.

UpdateConcern announces a €36 million programme to fight Ebola

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Topics: ebola outbreak, ebola, charity, ebola myths, sierra leone, liberia

Ebola: crisis reaches new heights

Joan Bobrov | 24 September 2014 | 0 Comments

As the death toll from Ebola escalates rapidly in the two worst affected countries of Liberia and Sierra Leone, Concern Worldwide continues its on-the-ground response. 
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Topics: ebola outbreak, ebola, sierra leone, liberia

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