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Ebola Response In Sierra Leone Struggles With Poor Coordination, Inefficiency

New York Times: As Ebola Rages, Poor Planning Thwarts Efforts
“…Aid officials in Sierra Leone say poor coordination among aid groups, government mismanagement, and some glaring inefficiencies are costing countless lives. … Many aid officials in Sierra Leone said they crave a more effective command structure. The government runs a national emergency center, but aid officials said that with scores of foreign experts, government delegations, and private charities flocking here, coordination was still messy, with many gaps and overlaps…” (Gettleman, 12/6).