Updates on DR Congo Ebola Outbreak 2018
This page collates briefings on the two most recent outbreaks of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo: 1) in North Kivu province, which is ongoing and 2) in Équateur province, which has been declared over. For both outbreaks, the Social Science in Humanitarian Action Platform is supporting UNICEF, WHO, IFRC and other partners through the production of evidence briefs highlighting key socio-cultural considerations relevant to control of the disease in that context.
Key Considerations: the Context of North Kivu Province, DRC
This briefing paper summarises key considerations about the context of North Kivu province in relation to the outbreak of Ebola in the DRC, August 2018. The province of North Kivu has six territories: Beni, Lubero, Masisi, Nyiragongo, Rutshuru, Walikale. At the time of writing, cases of Ebola had been positively confirmed in Beni territory, and