Dóchas Briefing Statement on the Ebola Outbreak: Irish NGOs call for urgent scaling up of international mobilisation in West Africa

22 october 2014

Ireland’s humanitarian agencies and experienced aid workers are on the ground in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea, supporting the efforts of governments, partners and thousands of frontline staff and volunteers to tackle the crisis. Irish NGOs are involved in addressing the most urgent medical, logistics and public health issues. At the same time, they are helping to tackle complex related problems around water and sanitation, food and nutrition, malaria prevention and treatment, child protection and stigma.