Recovery after crisis: The transition from disaster relief to sustainable development

Aside from the human cost of Ebola, the Sierra Leone's economy too faces a long road to recovery. Communities were quarantined, businesses shut down, people confined to their homes, bringing the country to a virtual standstill. Devex spoke to CARE about how their poverty-reduction program is bringing some relief.

About the author

  • Malia Politzer

    Malia Politzer is an award-winning long-form journalist who specializes in international development, human rights issues and investigative reporting. She recently completed a fellowship from the Institute of Current World Affairs in India and Spain. For three years, she worked as a feature-writer at Mint, India’s second-largest financial newspaper, where she wrote about international development, strategic philanthropy and impact investing. She holds an M.S. journalism from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where she was a Stabile Fellow for Investigative Journalism, and a B.A. from Hampshire College.