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star this property date less than 2014-06-27more like thismore than 2014-06-27
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Department for International Development more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name International Development more like this
star this property answering dept sort name International Development more like this
star this property hansard heading Ebola remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government what role they have in the programme to contain the spread of Ebola. more like this
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Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2014-07-07more like thismore than 2014-07-07
star this property answer text <p> </p><p>To date, the UK government has contributed £897,324 to the Ebola Virus Disease response in the three affected countries of Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia through multilateral partners and the DFID bilateral programme. In addition, DFID is finalizing arrangements to send out three Public Health England disease control specialists to Sierra Leone to support the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) response.</p><p> </p><p>In Sierra Leone, DFID funds are being used to support improved coordination at the national level; training and equipping of health workers competently to manage Ebola cases; improving EVD case detection and supporting appropriate radio messaging and community mobilisation activities on EVD prevention in affected districts. In Liberia, DFID has provided chlorine and other materials for hygiene and sanitising; and training in their appropriate use. Along with colleagues in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, we are closely monitoring the outbreak from Sierra Leone and Liberia (where we have DFID country offices) and internationally through Whitehall. We are working with WHO and national government agencies to improve our understanding of the outbreak and help to guide the response in-country and regionally.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Northover more like this
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less than 2014-07-07T16:36:37.3635724Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-07T16:36:37.3635724Z
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star this property label Biography information for Baroness Northover more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Bourne of Aberystwyth more like this