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U.N.’s Ban Appoints New Head Of Ebola Mission Against Ebola

Associated Press: U.N. chief names new head of Ebola mission as outbreak calms
“The U.N. chief on Saturday appointed a new head of the emergency mission responding to West Africa’s Ebola crisis amid hopes that the world’s deadliest outbreak of the virus will soon come to an end…” (Paye-Layleh, 4/25).

U.N. News Centre: Secretary-General appoints new acting Special Representative for U.N. Mission against Ebola
“The United Nations Secretary-General [Saturday] announced the appointment of Peter Jan Graaff of the Netherlands as the Secretary-General’s Acting Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER). In his role as Acting Special Representative, Mr. Graaff will work closely with the Special Envoy on Ebola, Dr. David Nabarro, and with the governments in the region and other partners, according to a statement released [Saturday] by the Secretary-General’s spokesperson…” (4/25).

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