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United Nations to deploy Ebola mission in worst-affected states

Sep 19, 2014    

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations will create a special mission to combat Ebola, deploying staff in the worst-affected states - Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone - to push a "rapid and massive mobilization" of people, material and financial resources.In a letter circulated to the U.N. Security Council on Thursday, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he will appoint a special envoy to head the U.N. Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), who will be based in the region."The strategic priorities of the mission will be to stop the spread of the disease, treat ...

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