Containing an epidemic before it spreads uncontrollably saves lives, protects livelihoods, and safeguards long-term development. National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies can play a key role in epidemic risk management through their vast network of local branches and volunteers. This document provides an overview of the experience of the Community Epidemic and Pandemic Preparedness Program (CP3) in the fight against cholera in Cameroon and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in 2019 and 2020.

For more information visit the programme webpage.

Download: Community cholera epidemic preparedness in DRC and Cameroon – summary

Publication date: 16/07/2021

Document status: Final