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Ebola - How you can help today

Ebola is one of the world’s deadliest diseases on record and the outbreak is not the challenge of several countries or even that of one continent alone. It is an unparalleled epidemic ravaging West Africa necessitating global aid. 
Half of the nearly 5,000 cases have occurred in the last three weeks, and officials said Tuesday that it's possible that as many as 20,000 could become infected before the outbreak is over.

So, what can you do today? 1. Know the facts! 2. Do not spread misinformation! If you don’t know what you’re talking about, educate yourself. Refer to point one. 3. Make a donation now!  No amount is too small. There are numerous aid organizations with people on the ground putting their own lives at risk in the interest of bringing this to an end. They could certainly use your support. Don’t know where to donate? Here’s a list:
Doctors without Borders Has treated hundreds of people with the disease and helped to contain numerous life-threatening epidemics. Their humanitarianism transcends political and religious boundaries and prioritizes the welfare of those suffering.

MAP A global Christian health organization partners with people living in poverty to save lives and develop healthier families and communities.

Medical teams international Provides medical and dental care, humanitarian aid, and holistic development programs to all people in need, regardless of religion, nationality, sex, or race. They respond to disasters around the world by sending teams of volunteer medical professionals and medical supplies to care for the sick and injured.
Project CURE The largest provider of donated medical supplies and equipment to developing countries around the world.
Red Cross The National Red Cross Societies in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia have mobilized more than 1,500 volunteers to respond to the Ebola outbreak with support from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

Please do not delay. Help today.


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