The projects listed below are engaging in wide range of proven tactics to halt the outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. They are delivering direct medical care for the sick, supplying protective gear for aid workers, promoting hygiene and outreach campaigns for communities at risk, and providing humane support for survivors. All have been thoroughly vetted and will provide you with ongoing updates about the impact of your donation.
West Africa is in the midst of the most lethal Ebola epidemic in history.
The Ebola virus disease is highly contagious, has no known treatment or cure, and is fatal within days or weeks in most cases. More than 21,200 people have been infected in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. The World Health Organization reports that more than 8,400 people have died so far as a result of this outbreak.
This is the first major outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa and communities in the region are struggling to contain the epidemic. We are working with project partners on the ground in affected areas to deliver medical supplies to people in need, provide protective equipment to keep heath workers safe and educate the public about how to stop the spread of Ebola.
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