The Ebola epidemic spread throughout West Africa from December 2013 to January 2016, resulting in 28,616 cases and 11,310 deaths. The faith leaders and religious actors played a key role in the response to the epidemic.

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Resources on Ebola

Building Trust in Crisis – An Integrated PsychoSocial Approach to Ebola Virus Disease Prevention and Containment
Published: 2017Author:Misean Cara
Missionary Responses to Ebola Virus Crises- Misean Cara
Published: 2018Author:Misean Cara
Published: 2015Author:
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Protecting the living, Honouring the dead
Published: 2016Author:Teddy Amara Morlai
Community Based Ebola Virus Disease Prevention and Management Strategies Sierra Leone
Published: 2017Author:Anbrasi Edward, Casey Risko, Hossein Zare, Meera Pranav, Tiffany Tran, Allieu Bangura, Michael Belmoh and Raymond Owusu
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Published: 2016Author:International Interfaith Peace Corps
Religion and Sustainable Development issue
Published: 2016Author:Jill Olivier
Responding to the Ebola Epidemic in West Africa: What Role Does Religion Play?
Published: 2016Author:Berkley Center, WFDD
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Published: 2015Author:World Vision
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Published: 2015
Keeping the Faith: the Role of Faith Leaders in the Ebola Response (Full Report)
Published: 2015Author:Christian Aid, CAFOD, Tearfund, Islamic Relief Worldwide
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Published: 2015Author:Frank Dimmock
The Crucial Role of Faith Leaders in the Ebola Response: Unrealised Potential?
Published: 2015Author:CAFOD, Christian Aid, Tearfund
Response to Ebola: Mapping religious networks and FIOs
Published: 2014Author:Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs
Global Health Strategies:  Ebola and the untapped potential of religious networks
Published: 2014Author:Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs
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Published: 2014Author:Katherine Marshall