World Health Organization (WHO)
As the top health authority within the UN system, the WHO is playing a leading role in the Ebola outbreak response in West Africa. This website offers comprehensive information about Ebola and the epidemic in West Africa for aid workers, medical professionals, and the general public. It also houses the WHO Situation Reports, which contain the most authoritative updates on Ebola case and death totals per country.
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US Center for Disease Control (CDC)
Recognizing the Ebola outbreak as a global threat, the US CDC, which protects the health of American citizens, has stepped up its technical support to the response in West Africa. It is also working to educate the US general public about the virus. This website provides information on Ebola, the outbreak, and the CDC response.
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#TackleEbola was launched by philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen in October 2014. Under the initiative, Allen has pledged to donate at least $100 million to organizations working to support the Ebola response while challenging others to join the fight. #ISurvivedEbola is just one of the many worthy projects to which Allen’s funding has gone. This website provides updates on #TackleEbola efforts.
The UN agency dedicated to the protection and well-being of children, UNICEF is playing a key role in the regional Ebola response in West Africa, and is a collaborator in the #ISurvivedEbola campaign. This website provides updates on the agency's work to end the outbreak, with a particular focus on protecting children.
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UN Mission for the Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER)
The Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) established UNMEER in recognition of the global health and security threat posed by the Ebola outbreak. This website provides the latest information on the overall UN response in West Africa, as well as Situation Reports with updates on the outbreak's trajectory and the broader international response.
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