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U.N. Humanitarian Veteran Will Head UNMEER Starting In January

Reuters: U.N. names veteran humanitarian official as new head of Ebola mission
“U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed veteran humanitarian official Ould Cheikh Ahmed of Mauritania on Thursday as the new head of its mission to fight an outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa. Ahmed, who has 28 years of U.N. experience in humanitarian and development affairs, will replace Anthony Banbury as leader of the U.N. Ebola Emergency Response Mission (UNMEER) in January, a U.N. statement said…” (Bigg, 12/11).