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Press Centre (9/2014)

Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on announcement of support for Ebola prevention and treatment by the US Government


NEW YORK, 16, September, 2014- “This is great news for the millions of people in West Africa, particularly Liberia, threatened by Ebola. A rapidly escalating emergency like this requires a massive, urgent and global response.  “We at UNICEF particularly welcome the focus of the American effort on a community care campaign – to reach every community in Liberia – as well as desperately needed larger Ebola treatment units.
 
“We look forward to joining our efforts at this critical moment.”
 
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