Saturday, July 11, 2015

Donors Pledge Billions for Ebola Recovery

The U.N. conference on Ebola ended Friday on what some observers called a high note. The meeting convened by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at U.N. Headquarters in New York raised an additional $3.4 billion in pledges to help in the recovery efforts of the three countries affected by Ebola. The finance ministers of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone had requested $3.2 billion to support a strategy aimed at getting their countries to zero infections for the next 24 months. But at...

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