The Red Cross Society of the Democratic Republic of the Congo and IFRC are racing to stop the spread of a new Ebola outbreak that is threatening communities in Bikoro, Iboko and Wangata in Equateur Province. We urgently need your support to provide emergency health interventions to keep communities safe for the next six months. Find the appeal here
Secretary-General’s speech at the UN
Watch IFRC Secretary General Elhadj As Sy and WHO Deputy Director-General for Emergency Preparedness and Response, Dr Peter Salama, hold a news conference on the humanitarian response to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). IFRC and the DRC Red Cross are working with WHO and other partners to stop the spread of the disease and to support the affected communities. For more information, see IFRC’s Emergency Appeal.
Kinshasa/Nairobi/Geneva, 22 May 2018— The response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is far from over, says the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) as it announces an expansion of its operation. Find the press release here