January 17, 2006

Liberia Demographic and Health Survey, 1999/2000

Liberia. Ministry of Planning and Economic Affairs. ; University of Liberia. ; United Nations Population Fund.

Liberia demographic and health survey, 1999/2000[Monrovia] : Ministry of Planning and Economic Affairs, 2000

4 volumes. Contents: v. 1 Statistical tables--v.2 Summary report, graphs and maps--v.3 Main analytical report--v.4 Statistical database.

Volume One includes statistics on household age, sex, education level, martial status, religious affiliation, tribal affiliation, employment and occupational status, population by county, household composition, orphans, people with disabilities, home ownership status, home physical conditions, information sources (radio, newspapers, other people), community development participation, access to transportation, water, sanitation. Education level, school type, health care, income and food sources, food types consumed. Home, land, property ownership. Deaths (including maternal related), marital status, type of marriage. Maternal and child health. Contraception (knowledge, attitudes, practice). Sexual behavior and HIV / AIDS. Decision-making in the household. Fertility and fertility preferences. Female circumcision. Rape. Adolescent behavior (school attendance, school expenses, contraception, abortion, drug use, etc.) Gender issues. Participation in credit associations. Time use (in employment, sleep, etc.) Migration.

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October 20, 2005

Liberia Encyclopedia

Liberia Encyclopedia
Version 1.1: March 2005.
(includes updated village maps. Nov. 2004 – March 2005)
United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. Humanitarian Information Centre for Liberia.

A CD-ROM with content from the web site - http://www.humanitarianinfo.org/liberia/
Almost 5,000 files of articles, documents from the UN Humanitarian Information Centre for Liberia. Includes a huge collection of Liberia maps (counties, districts, Monrovia city, education, population, agriculture, disarmament, health, transport, internally displaced people, water and sanitation, security, U.N. presence, organizations working in counties, etc.). Has a directory of Liberian NGOs, directory of international NGOs in Liberia, full text reports from the NGOs and international bodies in Liberia, reports on U.N. projects, past sanctions on Liberia, photographs, links to related sites.

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