On World Humanitarian Day, Thomas Debandt, a former ONE staff member now working at the World Food Programme, shares his views on the Ebola crisis in Liberia, and reflects on the strong links between humanitarian and development needs. Last year, around this date, I was coordinating a group of young volunteers for ONE. These ......
Our friends at Accountability Lab did an Instagram takeover on ONE's account from Liberia in December and we've collected the images and stories together. Here are some of the hidden heroes Blair has found in Liberia who are using innovative ways to beat the Ebola.
We are Africa United is a new global team of football stars and health organisations who are banding together to support those who are on the front line. In this video, football stars including ONE ambassador Yaya Touré, Patrick Viera and Patrice Muamba state: "I'm no hero" but the health workers fighting Ebola are.
When Liberia’s president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, announced earlier this month that the country had made progress in the fight against Ebola, the residents of Gozohn didn’t feel like celebrating. The entire town has been quarantined, and residents are struggling to access food and supplies.
My mom is terrified of the Ebola virus and is constantly on the edge. She's easily irritated, and it’s all just stressing her out. I'm really just tired and want this whole thing to be over. It's really set our country ten steps behind. I'm afraid but I can’t let fear get the best of me.
Over the last few weeks, global efforts to combat the Ebola outbreak in parts of West Africa have been growing. The World Health Organisation (WHO) now has a strategy to fight the disease, while donors have started contributing money and resources. But it’s not enough.
In Liberia, one of the countries most affected by the Ebola outbreak, neighbourhoods like Dolo's Town and West Point have been quarantined to contain the spread of the virus. These photos reveal what life was like here and how the World Food Programme is helping.
This morning, the World Health Organisation (WHO) released a new Ebola Response Roadmap—a detailed plan for stopping the ongoing West African Ebola outbreak over the next six to nine months. This updated document is an important step in ensuring that the world’s response to the outbreak is better coordinated and more co......