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The United Nations is represented by the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), as well as 16 agencies, funds, programmes, and the World Bank. All UN programmes in Liberia are aligned with the national medium-term strategy, the Agenda for Transformation 2013-2017. Initiatives are underway in each of the national strategy's four Pillars: Peace, Security and Rule of Law; Economic Transformation; Human Development; and, Governance and Public Institutions.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
MONROVIA, Liberia 16 April 2014 –UNICEF today deployed a 12 member team to Lofa County, where fears and misconceptions surrounding the deadly Ebola virus risk hampering Government led efforts to stop its spread. The team will work across the county and directly engage with local communities to ensure families fully understand how they can keep safe from the disease, and what to do if they fall sick.
 
As of today, 27 suspected, probable and confirmed Ebola cases and 13 related deaths, including women and children, have been reported in Liberia. Six cases have been confirmed. While concerted Government led efforts are helping to keep the number of new suspected cases down, UNICEF is concerned that confusion and denial of the threat Ebola poses, in some communities, could hamper the national prevention response.
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Friday, March 28, 2014

ABIDJAN, 28 March, 2014 (UNHCR): The Governments of Liberia and Côte d’Ivoire have commended the ongoing voluntary repatriation of thousands of Ivorian refugees from Liberia at a two-day meeting held at theMinistry of State,Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Ivorian capital, Abidjan, from 27-28 March.

Some 8,000 Ivorian refugees have repatriated from Liberia in less than three months this year, and over 18,000 in 2013.

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Friday, March 21, 2014

*UNHCR hands over assets to community

MONROVIA, 21 March, 2014– In an effort to provide better protection and humanitarian services to some 46,000 Ivorian refugees remaining in Liberia, and in view of the high cost of running refugee camps, the Government of Liberia, represented by the Liberia Refugee Repatriation and Resettlement Commission (LRRRC), and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) have officially closed the Solo Refugee Camp in Grand Gedeh County.

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