International community pledges more than five billion dollars to help recovery of Ebola-affected countries

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International community pledges more than five billion dollars to help recovery of Ebola-affected countries

 

NEW YORK, July 13, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ The international community has pledged more than five billion dollars to support Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone in their efforts to recover from the devastating effects of Ebola, at a high level United Nations Conference in New York today (Friday).

 

Opening the International Ebola Recovery Conference United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said: “Together, let us jumpstart a robust recovery process over the next two years, and usher in a better future for generations to come.”

 

The Secretary-General was joined by the Presidents of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, and the Secretary-General of the Mano River Union, who were seeking international support as well as financial commitments for their national and regional recovery strategies over the next two years.

 

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator…

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