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    The Socio-Economic Impacts of Ebola in Sierra Leone

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      As of June 7, 2015, Sierra Leone had reported more than 12,900 cases of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). In recent months, substantial progress has been made, with a maximum of 15 new cases per week reported following a nationwide lock-down and information campaign at the end of March. The Government of Sierra Leone, with support from the World Bank Group, has been conducting mobile phone surveys with the aim of capturing the key socio-economic effects of the virus. Three rounds of data collection were conducted, with focus on agriculture, food security, employment, and more, in both urban and rural areas. Read the full report.