U.S. House Committee Passes Bill To Authorize $1.8B For USAID Emergency Ebola Aid

CQ News: $1.8 Billion in Emergency Ebola Aid Advanced by House Panel
“The House Foreign Affairs Committee on Thursday backed by voice vote a bill to provide additional assistance to West African countries stricken by Ebola. The measure (HR 5710) would authorize $1.8 billion in emergency aid for the U.S. Agency for International Development’s International Disaster Assistance account, which could be tapped to build treatment facilities, train safe-burial teams, and provide emergency food assistance…” (Zanona, 11/20).