Liberia

"I have spent many years of my life in stadiums, but today is a feeling like no other."
“It is with deep emotion that I want to thank you, the Liberian people, for honoring me with your vote today."
As elections are upon Liberia, will she be able to keep its peace under a new government?
For many thousands of people, Ebola isn't over. It was a trigger that has sparked so many other issues - homelessness, unemployment, poverty - that will be felt in Sierra Leone for years to come unless its people receive ongoing support to get back on their feet. Without help to rebuild their businesses and get their children back into schools, many more people to come will fall victim to the Ebola crisis.
Health authorities believe it to be an accidental poisoning event, but are cautiously monitoring the situation.
"One year after Ebola, life, light and hope have returned to some of the worst-hit communities in Sierra Leone," said George
From Liberia to Nepal, Ethiopia to India, progress is being made to ensure more disabled people are living lives with dignity with inclusive water infrastructure, accessible toilets and improved hygiene services.
Hawa is going back to school this week. Her uniform is clean and her hair neatly braided. The excitement of the new term is felt far and wide as laughter, giggles and singing fills the school campus, when classes break for recess. "I'm so happy to be back in school and to see my friends," she says with a big grin.
It's 3pm in central Monrovia, Liberia. Crowds of noisy, staggering men congregate around the outside of a collapsing, rotten three story building in the drizzling rain.