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Royal Donations to Sierra Leone and Liberia to support international efforts to stem Ebola spread

Date : 02 12 2014


Rabat, Nov. 26, 2014 - Morocco has dispatched royal donations to Sierra Leone and Liberia in support of international efforts aiming to stem the spread of the Ebola virus.


Upon HM King Mohammed VI's instructions, Morocco has dispatched royal donations to the republics of Sierra Leone and Liberia, the Health Ministry said in a statement.


"These humanitarian aids, consisting of 12 tons of medicines and medical equipment, including 6 tons for Sierra Leone and 6 for Liberia, are part of cooperation ties between Morocco and friendly African countries, and reflect the universal values of solidarity and support to international efforts aimed at stemming the spread of the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever", the statement pointed out.


In order to facilitate the shipment of this aid to these sister countries, a coordination has been established with the World Health Organization (WHO) which will supervise coordination and distribution operations in Sierra Leone and Liberia, according to the same source.


The competent authorities in Morocco have delivered these donations to the WHO representative in Rabat, today at Mohammed V International Airport in Casablanca.



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