Justin Forsyth
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Public donate £4m in first two days of Ebola charity appeal

The Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) has said a public appeal to help people affected by the Ebola crisis in West Africa has received £4 million in donations in its first two days.

The UK government is to match the first £5 million of donations made.

Justin Forsyth, chief executive of Save the Children, has told the BBC how the money donated helps pay for nurses and doctors on the ground.

  • 01 Nov 2014
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