Ebola

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa shocked us all. When the crisis broke out we had worked in Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea for years, but we had never worked in a crisis before. All three governments asked for our support on this, so by December 2014 one third of our 50-person organisation was working on the Ebola response.

We have worked on different things as the disease and the response took different paths in different countries. From working with the Presidents and their top advisors directly in each of the three countries, to supporting technical areas like social mobilisation in Liberia and data systems in Sierra Leone, to the setup and management of different coordination bodies, such as the National Ebola Response Centre in Sierra Leone and the Incident Management System in Liberia.

We continue to support the governments of Sierra Leone and Guinea to combat Ebola, and are working with the governments of all three countries to ensure that their economies and societies can recover.  

 

AGI were there in the trenches... when everybody was packing up and leaving
OB Sisay - Director of Situation Room, Sierra Leone Ebola Response

AGI In Action

May 2016

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AGI advisor Victoria Parkinson was awarded an OBE on Friday. Presented by the Duke of Cambridge, this award is in recognition of her work tackling the Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone.
16th May 2016

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Dec 2015

Nov 2015

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My personal reflection on the past year working on Ebola in #SierraLeone. It's been *quite* a year t.co/mfpLJ7U6Rd @tonyblair_agi

11th November 2015
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As Sierra Leone is declared Ebola free AGI's Country Head Kate Dooley looks back on 'the most daunting task of her career' and what comes next for AGI.
11th November 2015

Oct 2015

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A number of AGI staff have been awarded medals by the British Government for their work on the Ebola response in West Africa. The Ebola Medal for service in West Africa is the first campaign medal ever to be issued as part of a humanitarian crisis response.
28th October 2015
Video

On philanthropy and development with Howard Buffett and Tony Blair

Watch this video to hear from Mr Buffett, Tony Blair and Emmanuel de Merode, Warden of Virunga National Park in Congo, on Africa's development potential, conservation and philanthropy.
6th October 2015
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AGI's patron Tony Blair joined Howard Buffett for a panel discussion at the Newseum in Washington
6th October 2015

Sep 2015

Twitter

“Recognition of the work of our staff & their government partners” - @NP_Thompson #TSAwards t.co/D0RvexUmb9 t.co/ccOSAfTN5c

25th September 2015
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We have a High Commendation for the Big impact Award this year going to @tonyblair_agi. Nice work! #TSAwards

24th September 2015
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Find out where AGI worked across the #EbolaResponse in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea #TSEAwards t.co/RN4Wtaj2TW

24th September 2015