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EVD

Journalists in Sierra Leone have launched a Yellow Ribbon campaign nationwide, re-committing their energies and resources to eradicate the Ebola Viral Disease (EVD) from their country and even beyond.

Author: 
Ahmed Sahid Nasralla

The impact of the outbreak of the Ebola Viral Disease (EVD) on the Sierra Leone economy is quite devastating according to recent preliminary assessment made by the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (MoFED). The situation has forced Government to increase the budgetary allocation to the Contingency Fund by Le112 billion to finance Ebola activities. Of the aforementioned amount, Government has distributed a total of Le71 billion as at September, 2014.

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SPECTATOR NEWSPAPER

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