U.S., U.N. Pledge Additional Funding To Help African Nations Address Ebola

News outlets report on additional funding from the U.S. and U.N. to help nations in Africa address Ebola

ABC News Radio: USAID Pledges Additional $5 Million to Combat Spread of Ebola
“The U.S. Agency for International Development on Wednesday pledged an additional $5 million to help fight the continuing outbreak of Ebola in West Africa. In total, USAID has committed approximately $19.6 million since the outbreak began in March…” (Milman, 8/27).

Agence France-Presse: U.N. releases $1.5mn to help DR Congo fight Ebola
“The United Nations on Wednesday allocated $1.5 million (1.1 million euros) to help the Democratic Republic of Congo fight Ebola, just days after the country confirmed its first cases this year…” (8/27).

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