Ebola Threatens Food Security In Sierra Leone, Liberia

News outlets report on the U.N.’s concerns about food security in Sierra Leone and Liberia due to the Ebola outbreak.

Agence France-Presse: U.N. warns of food crisis in Ebola-hit Sierra Leone
“The United Nations warned Tuesday of a looming food crisis in eastern Sierra Leone, under lockdown since the Ebola-hit West African nation announced a state of emergency…” (8/26).

VOA News: Ebola Threatens Food Security
“The Ebola epidemic is raising serious concerns about food security in Liberia — the country hardest hit by the outbreak in West Africa. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization will conduct rapid assessments of the situation…” (DeCapua, 8/26).

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