About Laura SheahenLaura Sheahen has worked as a Communications Officer for Caritas and its partners in many regions of the world. She has covered emergencies in Asia, East Africa, and the Middle East.
February 23, 2015
December 23, 2014
By Laura Sheahen|10 December 2014|Children whose parents have died; children who have recovered from the virus themselves; children whose families and sense of security have been shattered by the emotional and economic toll of the disease—huge numbers of children in West Africa have been affected by Ebola over the past terrifying months.
September 24, 2014
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July 31, 2014
By Laura Sheahen|31 July 2014|Caritas on the front lines of Africa’s Ebola crisis. Caritas reaches out to people who are particularly at risk: “restaurant workers, taxi drivers, hotel staff, markets, places where people gather,” said Edward John-Bull of Caritas Sierra Leone.