ARTICLES RELATING TO AID WORKERS

Ebola wrecks years of aid in some countries

2015-01-04 09:54

Ebola is wrecking years of health work in Sierra Leone and Liberia following their civil wars, forcing many charity groups to suspend or redirect operations.

3 kidnapped in Mauritania

2009-11-30 11:14

Three Spanish humanitarian workers have been kidnapped in northwestern Mauritania on the road linking the capital Nouakchott to the city of Nouadhibou, officials say.

Aid workers kidnapped in CAR

2009-11-24 09:52

Two French nationals working with a charity in the Central African Republic have been kidnapped, the French Foreign Ministry says.

Aid worker abducted in Darfur

2009-10-22 22:59

The International Committee of the Red Cross says gunmen have kidnapped a French staff member in Sudan's western Darfur region.

Aid worker stricken with Ebola lands in US

2014-08-04 13:19

A medical aircraft, carrying the first American aid worker infected with the Ebola virus while in Liberia, has touched down on American soil.

Ebola – American aid workers released from hospital

2014-08-26 13:41

Questions and answers about the care and recovery of the two American aid workers who were treated for Ebola in Atlanta.

 

Sudan rejects abduction accusations

2009-12-16 11:38

Sudan has dismissed "ignorant" accusations by a senior Chadian official that it was behind the abduction last month of three French aid workers.

3 held for Darfur ICRC kidnap

2009-11-25 11:10

Sudan has arrested three people suspected of helping to kidnap a French/British Red Cross worker in Darfur, a security and aid sources have said.

Aid worker kidnapped in Chad

2009-11-10 14:19

The Red Cross says a French staff member has been abducted by several armed men in eastern Chad near the border with Sudan.

Kidnapped aid workers freed?

2009-08-24 17:08

Sudan expects the two women aid workers from Ireland and Uganda who have been held hostage in Darfur for months will be freed during Ramadan, a state minister says.

Guinea's first Ebola survivors return home

2014-04-09 08:50

The first tell-tale signs of infection by the Ebola virus are hiccups, followed by profuse bleeding, circulatory shock and death – but not everyone dies.

Ethical concerns about Ebola medication

2014-08-26 12:23

Two American aid workers recovered from Ebola after being treated with an experimental drug, but Sierra Leone's most famous doctor was denied the same treatment.

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