After the economic conditions in Liberia have worsened, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced all missionaries will be temporarily transferred from the country. The full statement from Church spokesman Daniel Woodruff reads:
Economic conditions in Liberia have continued to deteriorate, leading to increased difficulties in obtaining basic supplies and conducting missionary work. For this reason, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has decided to temporarily transfer the remaining 99 missionaries out of that country. We continue to pray for all people in Liberia at this difficult time, and we look forward to missionaries returning when the situation improves.
Earlier in February, 31 missionaries were transferred from the area.