Liberia takes measures to revitalize Ebola-hit sectors

Liberian finance minister Konneh

Liberian finance minister Konneh

Liberia has put into place key short-term recovery measures to revitalize sectors that have been affected by the Ebola epidemic. 
 
Making the disclosure at a press briefing in Monrovia, the capital, on Thursday, Finance Minister Amara Konneh said the recovery measures are in both short-term interventions and non-health recovery.
 
Konneh said that the intervention and recovery measures are being carried out by the government with support from the World Bank.
 
According to him, US$60 million is gone towards enhancing health sector rebuilding while US$35 million has gone towards stimulating agriculture activities across the country.
 
Konneh also indicated that that government has also allocated US$25 million for social cash transfer and US$30 million has been allotted for support to the education sector and US$10 million to improve the domestic private sector.
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