AUGUSTA, Maine (CNN) — If you have questions about the World Food Program’s response to the Ebola outbreak, call the toll-free number: 1-877-FAMILY (1-877.787.3379).
The call will be free of charge, and the information will be used for public health education purposes.
If you are unsure about a call, please ask questions that are in your local jurisdiction’s language.
The call will also be available on the WHO’s Twitter account @WHOWorldFood.
The United States has so far reported more than 4,000 confirmed cases, more than twice the number of cases reported in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has said the Ebola response is “working to build capacity and provide services to local communities to help keep their people safe.”
The U of T School of Public Health says the outbreak is not spreading through the school district.
The World Food program, which has been operating in more than 140 countries, has responded by distributing food and other assistance to those who need it.
The number of confirmed cases in the U.K. has increased from 3,823 to 3,912 in the last few days.
The latest reported case is in Birmingham, England.
A spokeswoman for the U of A said Tuesday that the university has confirmed a total of 2,842 confirmed Ebola cases.
She said the school is currently responding to 3 cases and counting.
In addition to the University of Toronto, U of O and the University Health Network in Edmonton, Alberta, all have confirmed cases.
The University of Manitoba said Tuesday it has confirmed 1,000 cases, including 2 deaths.
In the Ural mountains of Russia, a group of farmers and other locals have been collecting wood to make charcoal for burning for cooking and heating.
There have been some reports of the charcoal being used in cooking.
The Russian government is now coordinating with the UPA to provide food aid to those affected.
It said Tuesday in a statement that it has provided emergency food and fuel for up to 3 million people and has been assisting the local communities with a range of needs.
The White House has sent a humanitarian crisis response team to New York City.
The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said Tuesday the administration is sending an additional 10,000 troops to New Orleans and the US Virgin Islands, in addition to other areas under the jurisdiction of the UN.
The troops will be deployed on Thursday, Haley said in a news conference.
The New York Times said Haley had sent an additional 2,500 troops to the city.
The Red Cross said it was sending 3,000 food distribution workers to help local residents.
The U.N. humanitarian coordinator said the Red Cross will coordinate with local agencies on how to distribute food.
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said on Twitter that it will distribute food to 1.2 million people who have lost everything in the Ebola pandemic.
The Ebola virus is not considered contagious in the US.