For Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone the Ebola Virus is affecting not only the people infected but all aspects of everyone’s daily life. Fear of transmission of the disease to other countries has damaged international trade threatening to further isolate the three affected nations. A large part of the commercial transport sector has stopped traffic to the countries, which is further complicating the response of the humanitarian community.
One of the partners in the Logistics Emergency Team (LET) partnership - Maersk – is supporting the delivery of humanitarian cargo through support to the Logistics Cluster. Maersk has allocated up to USD 1 million to the support, which includes ocean freight, local intelligence on logistics and infrastructure, and use of other services which Maersk can effectively support such as... READ MORE