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UNMEER Chief Warns Against Complacency, Encourages Coordination Among Countries, Communities To End Ebola

U.N. News Centre: In Liberia, U.N. Ebola mission chief commends progress, warns against ‘complacency’
“On his first tour of Ebola-stricken Liberia, the newly appointed Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) [Wednesday] outlined his vision to tackle the scourge in what he called a ‘3C approach’ which he described as recognizing the vital roles of ‘countries, communities, and coordination’…” (1/7).

VOA News: New Chief in the U.N. Fight Against Ebola Expresses Concern
“The new U.N. official in the fight against Ebola said he worries that successes in treating the deadly disease may provoke a ‘degree of complacency.’ … Special Representative of the Secretary-General for the United Nations Mission for Ebola Emergency Response, Ould Cheikh Ahmed, … described his first impression of the situation as ‘mixed.’ He said there is certainly still a lot to be done for Liberia to be declared free of Ebola. In Liberia, Ahmed met with the country’s president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf…” (1/7).

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