Oxfam GB Says Ebola Crisis Could Be ‘Definitive Humanitarian Disaster,’ Appeals For Greater Support

News outlets report on Oxfam Great Britain’s appeal for greater personnel and financial support for Ebola efforts in West Africa.

Agence France-Presse: Oxfam urges more troops to stop Ebola ‘disaster’
“Ebola could become the ‘definitive humanitarian disaster of our generation,’ the aid agency Oxfam warned on Saturday, as it issued a call for more troops, funding, and medical staff to be sent to West Africa…” (10/18).

VOA News: Oxfam: Ebola Could Be ‘Disaster of Our Generation’
“The international aid agency Oxfam is appealing to European Union foreign ministers to do more to fight Ebola; a disease Oxfam said could be the ‘definitive humanitarian disaster of our generation’…” (10/19).

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