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from or mentioning Liberia, West Africa

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Responses to devastating floods and mudslide affecting parts of Freetown, Sierra Leone

After three days of exceptionally heavy rain, sweeping floods and a massive mudslide devastated a karge area of Regent, a mountain town approx. 15 miles east of Sierra Leone's capital city, Freetown.

17 Aug '17 | Mudslide | Sierra Leone

Warning of cholera epidemic spreading in West Africa

The current (Sept 2012) cholera emergency in West Africa is expected to get much worse as rains and floods create the conditions for the disease to spread faster and further. The number of cases so...

05 Sep '12 | Cholera | West Africa

US $51M needed urgently for children in Côte d'Ivoire and Liberia

In any emergency, children are the most vulnerable. UNICEF is appealing for US$ 51 million to meet the rapidly growing humanitarian needs of children and families devastated by the post-election cr...

19 Mar '11 | Humanitarian Aid | Ivory Coast

Measles campaign underway in Liberia

The measles vaccination campaign will also integrate Vitamin A supplementation, which can reduce deaths associated with measles by up to 50%, as well as de-worming for children below five years old...

01 Feb '11 | Liberia

Pregnancy 300 times deadlier in least developed world

Women in the world’s least developed countries are 300 times more likely to die in childbirth or from pregnancy-related complications than women in developed countries, according to UNICEF’s State ...

15 Jan '09 | Pregnancy | Developing World

Floods in West Africa raise major health risks

The destruction of agricultural lands and loss of crops aggravates the food security crisis in the region. Several West African countries are among the 21 worldwide identified by WHO as being most ...

19 Aug '08 | Floods | Africa

Netherlands gives UNICEF largest single donation ever

The Dutch government has pledged USD201M to UNICEF to expand ongoing efforts to ensure that children in conflict, natural disasters and emerging from crisis can go to school. This is the single lar...

22 Dec '06 | Netherlands

500,000 Liberian children targeted in vitamin A and deworming campaign

The Government of Liberia and UNICEF have launched campaign to administer Vitamin A supplementation and deworming tablets to more than 500,000 children. 519,000 children aged six to 59 months shoul...

05 Sep '06 | Child Welfare | Liberia

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