Lack of Cultural Competency in International Aid Responses: The Ebola Outbreak in Liberia

Abstract

A cornerstone of effective disaster management is that response should always begin and end at the local level (1). The response to the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak in Liberia, West Africa, was a combination of independent efforts by many nations and organizations. Many of these independent efforts ignored or were not able to work with the local… (More)
DOI: 10.3389/fpubh.2017.00005

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