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USAID, Partners Provide Health Care Kits To Sierra Leoneans To Help Prevent Ebola Transmission

USAID’s “Impact”: In Sierra Leone, Care Kits Deliver Assistance and Hope to Families Paloma Clohossey, an information officer with USAID’s Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance, writes, “…To ensure that no well-meaning caregiver falls victim to Ebola, USAID is collaborating with the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Medair, and Lifeline…

Information, Communication Technologies Can Help Frontline Workers Effectively Respond In Disease Outbreaks

USAID’s “Impact”: Fighting Ebola with Information Eric King, an innovation specialist with the U.S. Global Development Lab’s Digital Development Team, discusses how mobile technologies “empower local and international humanitarian responders to save lives by tightening the feedback loops between those who need help and those who can offer it…” He…