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Pledges of $3.4 billion for Ebola recovery made at United Nations | Reuters

Jul 11, 2015    

UNITED NATIONS Some $3.4 billion in pledges were made at the United Nations on Friday to help Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea stamp out Ebola and begin rebuilding health systems and economies devastated by the worst outbreak on record of the deadly hemorrhagic fever.The United Nations had said that $3.2 billion was needed to support the three states' national recovery plans for the next two years. Liberia's President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf had said $4 billion was needed to cover a separate sub-regional plan. Helen Clark, head of the U.N. Development Programme, said the preliminary tally of ple...

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