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A few days ago I received an email from journalist who works for The New York Times; she had been in Monrovia in September and asked me to find some information that she needed to complete her repo
05 Jan 2015 / 4 minute read
The frustration tent
On Sunday I meet Margareta, a journalist who works for a Swedish public radio, who asked to visit our Ebola treatment centre.
29 Dec 2014 / 9 minute read
Washington washes his hands
“Nearly all of my friends thought it was a figment of someone’s imagination, but it was clear to me from the very beginning; I always thought it was real.
24 Dec 2014 / 7 minute read
The pending embrace
Pre-Ebola, Douglas Lyon had been in Sierra Leone twice before: the first time during the 1991-2002 civil war, and the second time just after the conflict ended, in both cases working for MSF.
19 Dec 2014 / 4 minute read
I should be on my way to Monrovia at this very moment. Instead I´m still here in Brussels. I don't feel too ill, but I have a bad cold and my head hurts slightly.
17 Dec 2014 / 4 minute read
In the eye of the typhoon
For a few minutes everything is calm. Imagine a sunny day and masses of air trying to find its place.
24 Nov 2013 / 2 minute read
Life in a hospital hit by Typhoon Haiyan
This is the story of a hospital but it could be the story of a country trying to recover after a devastating natural catastrophe.
21 Nov 2013 / 2 minute read