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Chasing A Dream: An Ambulance Service That People Can Trust

When Jamil Bangura realized that he and his family had signs of Ebola, in September 2014, he did what he had been told to do.

Following instructions from the Sierra Leonean government, he didn't try to treat himself or walk to a clinic. He didn't go to a traditional healer or stay at home.

He called an ambulance.

It came — two days later.

"I kept calling, and they kept saying, 'Wait, we'll come and take you people,'" recalls Bangura, who now helps lead a chapter of the Sierra Leone Association of Ebola Survivors (SLAES).

After the ambulance arrived, the Banguras were kept in the sweltering vehicle for nearly an hour, with no fresh air and no water, while the driver took care of personal errands before depositing them at one of the country's Ebola treatment centers.

"It was truly terrible," Bangura says.

Sierra Leone's ineffective ambulance system made headlines during the 2014–16 Ebola crisis, which claimed nearly 4,000 lives in the country and more than 11,300 across West Africa. Some patients died in ambulances . Others — suspected of having Ebola but actually sick with something else — may ironically have acquired the virus in overly packed, ill-equipped ambulances.

Millennials risking retirement accounts to buy homes, study finds

“Millennials are so eager to become homeowners that some may be inadvertently cutting off their nose to spite their face,” Ryan Bailey, head of the Retail Banking Group at Bank of the West, said in the report.

“The fact that nearly one in three millennials who already own their homes have dipped into their retirement nest eggs to finance their down payment is alarming. With careful financial planning, millennials can have it all – the dream home today, without compromising their retirement security tomorrow.”

The study found that millennials’ rush to own has led to some regrets.

According to the study, some 68 percent have expressed buyer’s remorse. Forty-four percent aren’t happy with the space itself, feel like they’re stuck in one place, discovered damage to the house or realized too late that the space didn’t work for them. Another 41 percent feel like they have stretched themselves too thin financially.

“A white picket fence can certainly be a smart investment. To avoid buyer’s remorse, millennials should cover their bases and kick the proverbial tires — reflecting on their physical and financial wishes for a home before they sign on the dotted line,” Bailey said.

Is it fair dream acts students get billions brown to cut in-home services for the elderly and disabled?

Is it fair dream acts students get billions brown cuts services to cut in-home care giver services for the elderly and disabled, American citizens to fund $42 million DREAM Act ? Cut services to U.S.


Someone has to pay to give them college funds. Appears that they feel that our elderly and disabled should foot the bill. And the veterans who fought for our country, they can do without too.