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Gaza Post-Conflict Response Continues
Intense fighting in July and August 2014 between Israel and militant groups in Gaza left thousands dead and widespread damage in the Gaza Strip. Besides thousands of casualties, primarily among civilians, the conflict destroyed homes, factories, schools, farmland, water networks, roads and...More
Ebola Outbreak: Protecting Health Care Workers
You're a doctor at one of the few clinics equipped to deal with trauma patients in a capital city. Several people critically injured in a nearby car crash are brought in. Some are bleeding severely.
What do you do?
Oh, one other thing: Ebola has been reported in your city....More
Ebola: Doctors Risk Their Lives for Their Village
When Dr. Siba Povogui and his colleagues in Guinea's capital city of Conakry heard what was happening in their home village of N'zénié, they had to do something.
Ebola Cases Decline, Threat Remains
Catholic Relief Services is continuing our response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa by capitalizing on our long history in the region, and our broad community and Church networks. The Ebola outbreak that began last March has killed more than 8,800 people. While we have seen a turning point...More
Ebola Outbreak: Burying the Dead with Dignity
The rituals of death I experienced when my grandfather passed away a few years ago—the funeral, the church service, the burial, the visits, the wake—were critical for my grieving and healing process. For people in Sierra Leone, the contrast couldn't be any more profound: The Ebola outbreak has...More