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Mekinda Mekinda Jr. and Marie-Louise Ocran. Photo: Mamadou Dabo. U.N. Ambassador of Timor-Leste Maria Helena Lopes de Jesus
Francis spent two years with his foot tied to a wooden log in a shed. He suffered from psychosis but his family was unable
Like Zahra, Basi's family fled Sinjar and resettled in an unfinished concrete building in Siji. They also did not know what
Hazam, 35, could no longer see a future for himself and his family in Deir al-Zour, a city that has been a flashpoint in the country's five-year-long civil war. A physical fitness teacher, Hazam could no longer work, while his wife was pregnant with their fourth child.
"As Long as You Have Life, You Have Hope:" A Village in Liberia Tries to Find Hope and Healing after Ebola
Many of them were brought to the nearest Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU), run by International Medical Corps roughly 45 minutes
Guinea was the source of the largest and deadliest Ebola outbreak in history. As the virus cut its deadly path through families, communities and a worried nation, it was aided by unwilling accomplices--rumors, suspicion and misinformation.
Comfort Kollie remembers the day she was discharged from International Medical Corps' Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU) like it was yesterday. "It was a Friday," she says. "Someone came in [to the ETU and asked,] "Where is Comfort? You are Ebola-free today.'"
Facebook users did way more than just “like” inspiring stories coming out of Nepal after it was struck by a magnitude-7.8
Facebook is also capitalizing on its worldwide reach to help users notify one another of their whereabouts in the affected
The bombings alone didn't force Anout and her family to flee their home in a small Syrian town near the border with Iraq. Nor did the missile attacks. Nor the scarcity of food, the closing of all the schools, the loss of electricity. Anout's family -- two boys and three girls -- endured all of it.